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Berlin's youth message to Europe: No More Walls

The event promoted by the Youth for Peace of Sant'Egidio in the multiethnic district of Neukölln, for a society of coexistence

Central African Republic: an agreement for immediate cease-fire and a road map to peace was signed at Sant'Egidio


 
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Sommaruga Cornelio


Former President of the International Red Cross Committee, Switzerland

[1932, Rome, Italy]

He did his formation in Rome, Paris and Zurich, where he obtained a doctorate in Law in 1957.
Amongst the many international positions he has held during a long career, we remember particularly his experience in the area of diplomacy, such as his positions in service of the Suisse government, the years he has served as president of the International Committee of the Red Cross, and his work as president of the International Centre for Humanitarian Demining in Geneva. Currently he is the honorary president of the Suisse Foundation Initiatives et Changement International of Caux, which promotes initiatives for peace, justice, health and development.

Tirana 2015 - Peace is Always Possible

 

Antwerp 2014 Peace is the future

 

World meeting for peace The Courage to Hope

 

Sarajevo 2012

 

September 11: Religions in Dialogue for Peace

 

Barcelona 2010

 

Krakow 2009

 

Cyprus 2008

 

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