„Forum 2000 has become a very good place for meetings, where it is possible to reach a consensus.”
Frederik Willem de Klerk, Former President of South Africa, 2003
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Don McKinnon


Former Secretary General of Commonwealth

New Zealand

Politician and diplomat. He launched his political career in 1978 by entering the New Zealand Parliament. He became New Zealand’s longest serving Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He also served as Deputy Prime Minister (1990-1996) and Leader of the House of Representatives (1992-1996). He became a member of the Privy Council in 1992. Mr. McKinnon served as Commonwealth Secretary-General (2000-2008).


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Jyllands-Posten Foundation


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