“Your discussions [at the Forum 2000 Conference] are even more relevant in the context of the recent controversy about the caricatures depicting Prophet Mohammed.”
Kofi A. Annan, United Nations Secretary General, 2006
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Karel Schwarzenberg

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Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Czech Republic

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs (2007–2009, 2010–2013) and former First Deputy Prime Minister (2010–2013), Chairman of the TOP 09 party, Mr. Schwarzenberg was also a Member of the Senate of the Czech Parliament (2004–2010). During the first half of 2009, he served as the President of the Council of the European Union. He was President of the International Helsinki Committee for Human Rights (1984–1991) and Chancellor to President Václav Havel. In 1991, he was awarded, together with Lech Wałęsa, the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Award.
 

2008

Supported by

Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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