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.
September 7 2015 16:30 | Congress Palace
PANEL 16 : Scenarios of War: Peace is Put to the Test
• Intervento di Cornelio Sommaruga
September 11 2012 09:30 | Mayor Seminar of Sarajevo (Hall Paul VI)
PANEL 25 - Sarajevo 20 Years Later: from Clash to Encounter?
September 7 2009 09:30 | Aula Collegium Novum UJ
Panel 3 - 70 Years After World War II, War is not a Destiny
September 7 2009 16:30 | Cracow City Hall – Hall B
Panel 16 - No to the Death Penalty: No Justice Without Life