Concerns and Hopes on the Threshold of the New Millennium

1st Forum 2000 Conference

Delegates


Oscar Arias Sánchez
Nobel Prize Laureate, former President
Costa Rica

Patricio Aylwin Azocar
Former President of Chile
Chile

Carlos Felipe Ximenes Belo
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate (1996)
East Timor

Prince Hassan bin Talal
Chairman, West Asia-North Africa Forum
Jordan

Ignatz Bubis
Chairman of the Central Council of Jewish Organizations
Germany

Fritjof Capra
Physicist and systems theorist
USA

Cornelius Castoriadis
Philosopher
France

Joseph Chan
Sociology Professor at the University of Hong Kong
China

Tze-Chi Chao
President of World League for Freedom and Democracy
Taiwan

Lord Ralf Gustav Dahrendorf
Political scientist and sociologist
Germany

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Spiritual Leader, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
India/Tibet

Frederik Willem de Klerk
Former President, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Republic of South Africa

Gareth Evans
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chancellor, Australian National University
Australia

Timothy Garton Ash
Historian and Political Writer
United Kingdom

Henry Louis Gates
Director of Harvard's W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for Afro-American Research
USA

Bronislaw Geremek
former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Poland

Václav Havel
In Memoriam

Hazel Henderson
Futurist, Founder and President, Ethical Markets Media
USA

Thor Heyerdahl
Norwegian ocean traveler and author
Norway

Takeaki Hori
Antropologist and advisor to the President of the Nippon Foundation
Japan

Vyaceslav Vsevolodovic Ivanov
Professor of Linguistics at the University of California
USA

Claude Jasmin
Professor of Oncology
France

Ted Koppel
Anchor and Managing Editor of ABC News´ "Nightline"
USA

Serguey Kovalyov
Deputy Russia´s State Duma and human rights activist
Russia

Jack Lang
Former French Minister of Culture
France

Marguerite S. Lederberg
Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell University
USA

Joshua Lederberg
Nobel Prize Laureate for Medicine (1958)
USA

Nikolaus Lobkowicz
Philosopher and former Rector of Munich University
Germany

James Lovelock
Scientist and writer
United Kingdom

Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger
Archbishop of Paris
France

Khotso Makhulu
South African-born Archbishop of Central Africa

Michael Mann
British historian, living in the USA
USA

Hans-Heinrich Nolte
Professor of Eastern European History in Hannover
Germany

Michael Novak
Theologian, Political Scientist
USA

Raimon Panikkar
Professor at the University of California
USA

Shimon Peres
President, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Israel

John Polanyi
Professor of Chemistry at Toronto University
Canada

José Ramos-Horta
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, President
Timor-Leste

Jacques Rupnik
Political Scientist
France

Yohei Sasakawa
Chairman, The Nippon Foundation
Japan

Seizaburo Sato
Professor Emeritus at the University of Tokyo
Japan

Helmut Schmidt
Former German Chancellor
Germany

Leila Shahid
Former journalist and Palestinian diplomat
Palestine

Haris Silajdžic
Co-Prime Minister of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bosnia and Herzegovina

John Silber
Chancellor of Boston University
USA

René-Samuel Sirat
Grand Rabbi of French Consistory and President of the Council Conference of European Rabbis
France

Sulak Sivaraksa
Buddhist thinker
Thailand

Wole Soyinka
Author and first African Nobel Laureate in Literature
Nigeria

Magdaléna Vášáryová
Politician, Diplomat
Slovakia

Richard von Weizsäcker
In memoriam
Germany

Abdurrahman Wahid
Indonesian intellectual and supporter of democratic reforms
Indonesia

Imanuel Wallerstein
President of the International Sociological Association
USA

Cornel West
Afro-American writer and Professor at Harward University
USA

Elie Wiesel
Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
USA

Masakazu Yamazaki
Playwright and critic
Japan

Zheluy Zhelev
Former President
Bulgaria