Lisbon, 18 October - António Vitorino awarded with French National Order of the Legion
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Last Friday, 18 October 2012, the President of Notre Europe - Institut Jacques Delors, António Vitorino, was presented withNational Order of the Legion of Honor.
that was held at the Palais de Santos, Ambassador of France to Portugal, Pascal Teixeira da Silva, awared Mr.
António Vitorino with insignia of Officer of the Legion of Honor.
"You are certainly among those who have both the true gift of teaching and also managed to give the azimuth when the compass is in panic. With you Europe becomes understandable even without too much simplification."
"(...) By making officer of the Legion d'Honneur, the French Republic pays tribute to your career and your untiring commitment towards Europe," said Mr. Teixeira da Silva.
Read more (in French or in Portugal) on the website of the Embassy of France in Portugal.