2008 – Pascal Couchepin inaugurated the Pierre du Bois Foundation

couchepin_20081208.jpgMr. Pascal Couchepin, President of the Swiss Confederation, inaugurated the Pierre du Bois Foundation for Current History, on Monday 8 December at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.

On this occasion, Pascal Couchepin spoke on the subject of «politicians and current affairs». He remembered Pierre du Bois and the close friendship they held for more than half a century, highlighting his culture and his elegance, as well as his love for debate and for discovering new things.


Read the account of the lecture

Watch the video of Mr. Pascal Couchepin's speech

Watch the videos of the speeches of Mr. Philippe Burrin and Mrs. Irina du Bois

See the photo gallery 

See also the article in ''24 Heures''