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Italy USA Foundation was established to honour the friendship between Italians and Americans. The Foundation is an independent institution, that intends to play a bipartisan role on both sides of the Atlantic and whose sole purpose is to promote friendship between Italy and the United States of America.

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The America Award of the Italy-USA Foundation was conferred

The America Award ceremony, promoted by Italy-USA Foundation, was held in Rome on October 12, 2017, at Italian Parliament, Gruppi Parlamentari Hall. The jury has awarded Nerio Alessandri, president Technogym, Giovanni Allevi, pianist, composer, Alberto Angela, scientific popularizer, Mario Calabresi, editor in chief La Repubblica, Luca Cordero di Montezemolo, former president Ferrari and Fiat, Valeria Fedeli, minister of Education, Veronica Mainetti, president Sorgente Group of America, Gualtiero Marchesi, president Accademia Marchesi, John Phillips, ambassador, founding partner Phillips & Cohen LLP, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former secretary general of NATO. A special award was conferred in memory of Gianni Versace, fashion designer. The Italy-USA Foundation, in the frame of the America Award, also conferred three medals of the Italian Parliament to three students of American universities: Kaelyn J. Barron, Katelynn C. Cunningham, Benjamin J. North. 

The America Award of the Italy-USA Foundation was conferred