Charlemagne Prize 2023
Who is awarded the Prize?
Charlemagne Youth Prize
The Euro 2002
Charlemagne Prize Laureate 2002 The Euro
Represented by Wim Duisenberg, President of the ECB
Awarded to the European Central Bank: Wim Duisenberg, the President of the ECB, received the Karlspreis as representative of the ECB. With the EURO a proceeding was honoured, which, as no other step towards integration before, promotes identification with Europe and with it achieves a decisive, ground-breaking contribution towards the growing together of the family of nations.
Laudation (extract) by Carlo Azeglio Ciampi
Speech (extract) by Wim Duisenberg
Photo Wim Duisenberg