Balzan Report
18 July 2016
The Balzan Foundation mourns the passing of Achille Casanova
It is with great sorrow that the International Balzan Foundation announces the death of the President of the "Fund" Foundation and Member of the Board of the "Prize" Foundation, Mr Achille Casanova.
An outstanding figure in the world of journalism and institutions of the Swiss Confederation, Casanova was a representative of the Swiss Government and President of the "Fund" Foundation from 2006. He made an invaluable contribution to the Balzan Foundation with his dedication.
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