“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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Michael Žantovský


Executive Director, Václav Havel Library,

Czech Republic

Executive Director of the Václav Havel Library, former president of the Aspen Institute Prague, former Ambassador of the Czech Republic to the United Kingdom and Member of the Forum 2000 Foundation Program Council. Mr. Žantovský previously served as Ambassador to Israel, Chairman of the Civic Democratic Alliance, and Senator of the Civic Democratic Alliance in the Parliament of the Czech Republic. He was also Ambassador to the United States, and Spokesman and Political Director at the Office of the President of the Czech Republic. Mr. Žantovský is a graduate of Charles University in Prague and of McGill University in Canada.


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