The death of our friend Luigi Vittorio Ferraris

Moved by us, we announce the death of his friend Luigi Vittorio Ferraris.

Numerous and prestigious assignments of his career. Ambassador to Bonn, Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Councilor of State, university lecturer at many Italian universities.

Master and mentor for many young scholars who thanks to him are passionate about the world of international relations, to which he has been able to transmit through his immense culture not only notions but also values ​​and sensibilities.

His collaboration with the Institute began in the 1990s with the presidency of a Sturzo Chair in Caltagirone. Since then it has become the fulcrum of numerous international initiatives contributing to increasing the Institute’s openness to global issues. Reference point of the Group of 10 dedicated to relaunching the European debate. Creator and beating soul of the Young Leaders think tank. He donated his personal archive to the Institute.

Leave us all beautiful and edifying memories: its positive energy, its intellectual depth, the care and listening of people, the empathy, irony, tenacity, its friendship in all these years.

Good trip Professor.