Charlemagne Prize 2011 for Jean-Claude Trichet

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Charlemagne Prize 2011 for Jean-Claude Trichet

Postby tabbs » Sun May 29, 2011 2:06 pm

On Thursday (2 June) the President of the European Central Bank, Jean-Claude Trichet, will be awarded this year's International Charlemagne Prize (Karlspreis). Here is some information, from December when Trichet was "picked", at the official Charlemagne Prize website:

That text is in German; the English version is here: ... index.html

Last year the Charlemagne Prize was awarded to the Polish prime minister Donald Tusk. His speech (13 May 2010) can be read in English here: ... lisch.html

Here is an interview (text in English) with Jean-Claude Trichet about the euro, the ECB and the prize: ... 28.en.html

The ceremony will be broadcast live on WDR TV ... =main3#top and probably online (at as well.


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