“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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Delegates

More than 200 global leaders from the areas of politics, academia, civil society, media, business and religion participated in this year’s Forum 2000 Conference.
 
 

Milos Alcalay

Former Ambassador to the UN

Venezuela

Paige Alexander

Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, USAID

USA

Kenan Aliyev

Executive Editor, Current Time

Czech Republic/USA

Youssef Amrani

Diplomat, Politician

Morocco

Michael Anti

Journalist, Blogger

China

Fredo Arias-King

President, CASLA Institute, Founder, Demokratizatsiya Academic Journal

Mexico

Shlomo Avineri

Professor of Political Science, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Israel

Toby Aykroyd

Director, Wild Europe Initiative

United Kingdom

José María Aznar

Former Prime Minister

Spain

Daniel Baer

Representative to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

USA

Falah Mustafa Bakir

Minister, Head of Department of Foreign Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government

Iraq

Magdalena M. Baran

Historian of Ideas, Columnist, Journalist

Poland

Vladimír Bartovic

Director, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Czech Republic/Slovakia

Klára Bednářová

People in Need

Czech Republic

Ales Bialiatski

President, Viasna Human Rights Centre

Belarus

Tomáš Bílý

Director, NaZemi

Czech Republic

Bohuslav Binka

Environmental Scientist, Masaryk University, Brno

Czech Republic

Jaromír Bláha

Activist, Hnutí DUHA, Friends of the Earth

Czech Republic

Igor Blaževič

Head Teacher, Burma Educational Initiatives

Czech Republic/Bosnia and Herzegovina

Richard Brabec

Minister of Environment

Czech Republic

Martin Bútora

Sociologist, Institute for Public Affairs

Slovakia

Leslie Campbell

Director, Middle East and North Africa, National Democratic Institute

USA

Natalia Churikova

Journalist, Ukrainian Service, RFE/RL

Czech Republic/Ukraine

Ramiro Cibrián

Former EU Ambassador, Political Scientist

Spain

William Cook

Professor of History and Religion, State University of New York

USA

Tomáš Ctibor

Acting Director, Prague Institute of Planning and Development

Czech Republic

András Deák

Institute of World Economics

Hungary

Thierry de l’Escaille

Secretary General, European Landowners Organization

France

Nedim Dervišbegović

Multimedia Producer, Balkan Service, RFE/RL

Czech Republic/Bosnia and Herzegovina

Doris Donnelly

Director, Cardinal Suenens Center, John Carroll University

USA

Leonidas Donskis

Philosopher, Historian, Writer

Lithuania

Jakub Doubrava

Actor

Czech Republic

Jeremy Druker

Executive Director, Transitions

Czech Republic/USA

Petr Drulák

First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Czech Republic

Dominik Duka

Cardinal, Archbishop of Prague

Czech Republic

Miroslav Dušek

Senior Director, Middle East and North Africa, World Economic Forum

Switzerland/Czech Republic

Oleksandra Dvoretskaya

Chair, Crimean Human Rights Centre

Ukraine

Jørgen Ejbøl

Vice president of the board, Jyllands-Posten Foundation

Denmark

Mátyás Eörsi

Senior Advisor, Community of Democracies

Hungary

Salam Fayyad

Economist, Former Prime Minister

Palestine

Pavel Fischer

Former Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Czech Republic

Petr Fleischmann

Chairman of the Board, The New Presence Revue

Czech Republic

Steven Gan

Editor, Malaysiakini.com

Malaysia

Carlos García-Pérez

Director, Office of Cuba Broadcasting

USA

Konstanty Gebert

Journalist

Poland

Adam Gebrian

Architect

Czech Republic

Jared Genser

Founder, Freedom Now

USA

Carl Gershman

President, National Endowment for Democracy

USA

Vugar Gojayev

Fellow, Human Rights Watch

Azerbaijan

René de Jesús Gómez Manzano

Lawyer, Dissident

Cuba

Marcel Granier

President, Radio Caracas Televisión (RCTV)

Venezuela

Freddy Guevara

Politician, Activist

Venezuela

Bakhtiyar Hajiyev

Youth Activist

Azerbaijan

Tomáš Halík

Sociologist, President, Czech Christian Academy

Czech Republic

Robert Hårdh

Executive Director, Civil Rights Defenders

Sweden

Ivan M. Havel

Scientist

Czech Republic

Daniel Herman

Minister of Culture

Czech Republic

Yevhen Hlibovytsky

Founder, pro.mova

Ukraine

Jürgen Hoffmeister

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist

Germany

Milan Horáček

Former Member, European Parliament

Germany/Czech Republic

Nikola Hořejš

Campaign Manager, Reconstruction of the State

Czech Republic

Ondřej Horký-Hlucháň

Head of the Research Department, Institute of International Relations

Czech Republic

Lucie Hrušová

Community Activist

Czech Republic

Petr Hubáček

Psychologist, Activist

Czech Republic

Martin Hůla

Activist

Czech Republic

Ellen Hume

Journalist, Fellow, Central European University

Hungary/USA

Michal Hvorecký

Author

Slovakia

Khadija Ismayilova

Journalist, Activist

Azerbaijan

Ramin Jahanbegloo

Political philosopher

Canada/Iran

Karel Janeček

Businessman, Philanthropist, Anti-Corruption Activist

Czech Republic

Pavel Janšta

Deputy Mayor, Vodňany

Czech Republic

Zora Jaurová

Producer, President, Creative Industry Forum

Slovakia

Marian Jurečka

Minister of Agriculture

Czech Republic

Irena Kalhousová

Chief Analyst, Forum 2000 Foundation

Czech Republic

Jana Kendiková

Activist

Czech Republic

Gilles Kepel

Political Scientist, Sciences Po

France

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Businessman, Former Prisoner of Conscience

Russia

Krištof Kintera

Artist

Czech Republic

Hynek Kmoníček

Director, Foreign Affairs Department, Office of the President

Czech Republic

Milan Kňažko

Actor, Politician

Slovakia

Igor Kochetkov

LGBT Network

Russia

Petr Kolář

Former Ambassador to Russia

Czech Republic

Miroslav Kollár

Executive Director, Institute for Public Affairs

Slovakia

Petr Kratochvíl

Director, Institute of International Relations

Czech Republic

Tomáš Kraus

Executive Director, Federation of Jewish Communities

Czech Republic

Péter Krekó

Director, Political Capital Institute

Hungary

Renata Krzysciak-Kosinska

Head of Research and Education Unit, Bialowieza National Park

Poland

Daniel Kvasnička

Pastor

Czech Republic

Vytautas Landsbergis

Former Head of State

Lithuania

Hana Lešenarová

Associate Director, Control Risks Deutschland

Germany/Czech Republic

Paul Linden-Retek

Political Theorist, Yale University

USA

Tomáš Lindner

Journalist, Respekt Magazine

Czech Republic

Ondřej Liška

Director, Ashoka Czech Republic, Former Minister of Education

Czech Republic

Dimitri Litvinov

Greenpeace International

Sweden/USA/Russia

Liu Xia

Poet, Photographer (under house arrest – unable to attend)

China

Liu Xiaobo

Literary Critic, Writer, Professor, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (prisoner of conscience – unable to attend)

China

Ondřej Lochman

Director, The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation

Czech Republic

Olga Lomová

Head, The Far East Studies Department, Charles University

Czech Republic

Leopoldo López

Opposition Politician (prisoner of conscience – unable to attend)

Venezuela

Artem Loskutov

Blogger, Activist

Russia

Jan Mach

Activist, Architect

Czech Republic

Jan Macháček

Chairman, Board of Directors, Václav Havel Library

Czech Republic

Libor Magdoň

Literary Historian, University of Ostrava

Czech Republic

Ahmed Maher

Blogger, Activist (prisoner of conscience – unable to attend)

Egypt

Viktors Makarovs

Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Latvia

Sabina Malcová

Executive Director, DEMAS – Association for Democracy Assistance and Human Rights

Czech Republic

Václav Malý

Titular Bishop of Marcelliana and Auxiliary Bishop of Prague

Czech Republic

Mark Martin

Director, Amnesty International

Czech Republic

Markus Meckel

Theologian, Politician

Germany

Thomas O. Melia

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor, Department of State

USA

Grigorij Mesežnikov

President, Institute for Public Affairs

Slovakia

Jan Michal

Head, European Commission Representation

Czech Republic

Ivan Mikloš

Economist, Former Minister of Finance

Slovakia

Ladislav Miko

Deputy Director-General, European Commission Directorate General for Health and Consumers

Belgium/Czech Republic

Emin Milli

Exiled Dissident, Director, Online Meydan TV

Azerbaijan

Liudas Mockūnas

Jazz Musician, Composer

Lithuania

Bedřich Moldan

Founder and Director, Environment Center, Charles University

Czech Republic

Petr Motyčka

Visual Artist and Curator

Czech Republic

Amre Moussa

Politician, Former Secretary General, League of Arab States

Egypt

Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Professor of Democracy Studies, Hertie School of Governance

Germany/Romania

Salim Murad

Political Scientist, University of South Bohemia

Czech Republic

Dmitry Muratov

Editor in Chief, Novaya Gazeta

Russia

Murong Xuecun

Writer, Activist

China

Naing Ngan Lin

Member of Parliament

Burma

Nay Phone Latt

Blogger, Activist

Burma

Paulo Neves

President, Institute for the Promotion and Development of Latin America

Portugal

Ivana Noble

Professor, Theological Faculty, Charles University

Czech Republic

Andrej Nosko

Program Director, Open Societ Think Tank Fund

Hungary

Michael Novak

Theologian, Political Scientist

USA

Adrián Esteban Oliva Alcázar

Member of Parliament

Bolivia

Petr Oslzlý

Director, Center for Experimental Theatre

Czech Republic

Tarek Osman

Author, Analyst

Egypt

Nathaniel Page

Founder, Director, ADEPT Foundation

Romania

Emilio Palacio

Journalist

USA/Ecuador

Šimon Pánek

Co-Founder and Director, People in Need

Czech Republic

Mats Persson

Director, Open Europe

Sweden/United Kingdom

Iva Petříčková

Executive Director, Business Leaders Forum

Czech Republic

Vladimír Pirošík

Lawyer, Activist

Slovakia

Petr Placák

Historian, Author, Former Dissident

Czech Republic

Marc Plattner

Vice President for Research and Studies, National Endowment for Democracy

USA

Tomáš Pojar

Vice President for International Relations, CEVRO Institute

Czech Republic

Jerzy Pomianowski

Executive Director, European Endowment for Democracy

Belgium/Poland

Mauricio Pozo

Former Minister of Finance

Ecuador

Kateřina Procházková

Journalist

Czech Republic

Christoph Promberger

Founder and Director, Conservation Carpathia Foundation

Germany

Tomáš Prouza

State Secretary for European Affairs

Czech Republic

Wojciech Przybylski

Editor in Chief, Res Publica Nowa

Poland

Jakub Ptačín

Designer, Activist

Slovakia

Martin Půta

Governor, Liberec Region

Czech Republic

Iveta Radičová

Sociologist, Former Prime Minister

Slovakia

Jacques Régniez

Economist

France

Juan Requesens

Student Leader, Central University of Venezuela

Venezuela

Daniela Retková

Special Programs Coordinator, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art

Czech Republic

Mykola Riabchuk

Political and Cultural Analyst

Ukraine

Jan Richter

Journalist

Czech Republic

Antonio Rodiles

Activist, Director, State of SATS

Cuba

Libor Rouček

Former Member, European Parliament

Czech Republic

Jacques Rupnik

Political Scientist

France

Sai Ye Kyaw Swar Myint

Executive Director, People’s Alliance for Credible Elections

Burma

Gabriel Salvia

Director, Center for the Opening and Development of Latin America

Argentina

Yoani Sánchez

Blogger, Activist

Cuba

Lobsang Sangay

Sikyong, Central Tibetan Administration

India/Tibet

Andrew Schapiro

Ambassador to the Czech Republic

USA

Jiří Schneider

Director of Special Projects, Prague Security Studies Institute

Czech Republic

Jan Schneider

Security Analyst

Czech Republic

Karel Schwarzenberg

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Czech Republic

Tomáš Sedláček

Chief Macroeconomic Strategist at ČSOB Bank, Lecturer at Charles University in Prague,

Czech Republic

Lukáš Sedláček

Executive Director, European Leadership & Academic Institute

Czech Republic

John Shattuck

President and Rector, Central European University

Hungary/USA

Hussein Shobokshi

Businessman, Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic

Saudi Arabia

Jindřich Šídlo

Chief Analyst, Hospodářské Noviny

Czech Republic

Brian Siegal

Director, American Jewish Committee Miami

USA

Jiří Siostrzonek

Sociologist

Czech Republic

Etienne Smith

Political Scientist, African Studies, Sciences Po

France

Marta Smolíková

Executive Director, Václav Havel Library

Czech Republic

Ladislav Snopko

Former Minister of Culture

Slovakia

Andrey Soldatov

Editor, Agentura.ru

Russia

Denis de Jesús Darce Solís

Director of Projects, Permanent Human Rights Commission

Nicaragua

Radek Špicar

Executive Director, Aspen Institute Prague

Czech Republic

Jiří Stivín

Musician, Composer

Czech Republic

Tamara Sujú

Human Rights Lawyer

Venezuela

Jan Švejnar

Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University, IDEA/CERGE-EI

USA/Czech Republic

Pavel Svoboda

Chair, Legal Affairs Comittee, European Parliament

Czech Republic

Katarzyna Szajda

Activist

Czech Republic

Enrique ter Horst

Diplomat, Former UN Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights

Venezuela

Lilian Tintori

Human Rights Activist, Wife of Leopoldo López

Venezuela

Johanna Touzel

COMECE

Czech Republic

Ferdinand Trauttmansdorff

Ambassador to the Czech Republic

Austria

Danilo Türk

Former President

Slovenia

Dagoberto Valdés Hernández

Editor, Convivencia Magazine

Cuba

Rostislav Valvoda

Director, Prague Civil Society Centre

Czech Republic

Illah Van Oijen

Photographer

Slovakia/The Netherlands

Viphandh Roengpithya

Founder and Chairman, Viptel Company

Thailand

Michal Vít

Research Fellow, EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy

Czech Republic

Alexandr Vondra

Director, Prague Centre for Transatlantic Relations (PCTR)

Czech Republic

Petr Vondřich

Blogger

Czech Republic

Vlaďka Votavová

Director, Association for International Affairs

Czech Republic

Wai Wai Nu

Former Political Prisoner, Founder, Women’s Peace Network

Burma

Christopher Walker

Executive Director, International Forum for Democratic Studies, National Endowment for Democracy

USA

Wei-jen Hu

Senior Advisor to the President

Taiwan

Karla Wursterová

Executive Director, International Visegrad Fund

Slovakia

Yogendra Yadav

Political Scientist, Chief Spokesperson, Aam Aadami Party

India

Yang Jianli

Dissident, President, Initiatives for China

USA/China

Vitaly Yaroshevsky

Deputy Editor, Novaya Gazeta

Russia

Grigory Yavlinsky

Economist, Politician

Russia

Michael Žantovský

Executive Director, Václav Havel Library,

Czech Republic

Zhang Qianfan

Director, Center on the People’s Congress and Parliamentary Studies, Peking University

China

Andrey Zubov

Historian

Russia

2014

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Jyllands-Posten Foundation

 

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