“I would like to thank my friend who always stands in solidarity with me, President Václav Havel, for his invitation to this important meeting.”
Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, Dissident, Cuba, 2007
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Don McKinnon

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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).

2008

Supported by

International Visegrad Fund

 

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