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Vision for Europe Award

The Vision for Europe Award is an honour that has been bestowed annually since 1995 by the non-profit Edmond Israel Foundation in "recognition of outstanding achievements in taking Europe into the future." [1]

The award is presented to the recipient in a ceremony at the Edmond Israel Foundation building in Luxembourg City. Luxembourg's best-known sculptor Lucien Wercollier designed the statue presented to the recipients.

The first Vision for Europe Award was given to Jacques Santer in 1995, the year he left his position as Prime Minister of Luxembourg to became President of the European Commission. The award honored his efforts to unite Europe into a single entity.

The full list of recipients of the Vision of Europe Award are

References

  1. ^ [1]

External links

  • Vision for Europe website, [2]
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