Democracy’s Clear and Present Danger: How Do We Respond?

The 26th annual Forum 2000 Conference

Speakers


Rushan Abbas
Executive Director, Campaign for Uyghurs
USA

Markéta Pekarová Adamová
Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies, Parliament
Czechia

José Manuel Albares
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Spain

Abdulwahab Alkebsi
Managing Director, Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), Member, ICDR
USA

Luis Almagro
Secretary General, Organization of American States
Uruguay

Roman Anin
Founder, Editor-in-chief, Istories
ussia

Bogdan Aurescu
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Romania

Jinkyung Baek
Director, Research Department, East Asia Institute
South Korea

Annalena Baerbock
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Germany

Romina Bandura
Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and International Studies
USA

Yuliia Bankova
Chief Editor, Liga.net
Ukraine

Daniel Berg
Vice-President, Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe
Hungary

Rob Berschinski
Senior Director for Democracy and Human Rights, Special Advisor to the President, NSC
USA

Patrick Boehler
Head of Digital Strategy, Radio Free Europe
Austria/Czechia

Anna Brabcova
Director, Labour Market Integration Department, Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs
Czechia

Elmar Brok
Politician, Senior Adviser, Munich Security Conference
Germany

Piotr Buras
Director, ECFR Warsaw
Poland

Olga Burlyuk
Assistant Professor, UvA Amsterdam
Ukraine

Reinhard Bütikofer
Chair, Delegation for Relations with the People's Republic of China, European Parliament
Germany

Samuel Chu
Founder and President, The Campaign for Hong Kong
USA

Viola Von Cramon
Vice-Chair, Delegation to the EU-Ukraine Parliamentary Association Committee, European Parliament
Germany

Anna Derevyanko
Executive Director, European Business Association
Ukraine

Detmar Doering
Head of Project Office for Central Europe and the Baltic States, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom
Germany

Maryana Drach
Director, Ukrainian Service, RFE/RL
Ukraine/Czechia

Martin Dvořák
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Konstantin von Eggert
Journalist, Political Commentator, Deutsche Welle
Russia

Ali Ehsassi
Chair, Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Commons
Canada

Petr Fiala
Prime Minister
Czechia

Petr Fleischmann
Member, Board of Directors, Forum 2000 Foundation
Czechia

Jamie Fly
President and CEO, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
USA

Anna Fotyga
Member, European Parliament
Poland

Ralf Fücks
Managing Director, Center for Liberal Modernity, Member, ICDR
Germany

Francis Fukuyama
Political Scientist
USA

Petr Gandalovic
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Carl Gershman
Founding President, National Endowment for Democracy, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
USA

Arzu Geybullayeva
Columnist, Journalist, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Azerbaijan

Eamon Gilmore
European Union Special Representative for Human Rights
Ireland

Ken Godfrey
Executive Director, European Partnership for Democracy, Member, ICDR
United Kingdom/Belgium

Myroslava Gongadze
Eastern Europe Chief, Voice of America
Ukraine

Lóránt Győri
Geopolitical Analyst, Political Capital
Hungary

Pekka Haavisto
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Finland

Marek Havrda
Deputy Minister, Ministry for European Affairs
Czechia

Marek Hilšer
Senator
Czechia

Wopke Hoekstra
Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands
Netherlands

Hanna Hopko
Former Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Verkhovna Rada
Ukraine

Werner Hoyer
President, European Investment Bank
Germany/Luxembourg

Andy Hunder
President, American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine
Ukraine

Maiko Ichihara
Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Member, ICDR
Japan

Nadiia Ivanova
Deputy Director, Center for Human Rights, People in Need
Ukraine/Czechia

Ramin Jahanbegloo
Political Philosopher, Professor, Jindal Global University, Member, Program Council of Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Canada/Iran

Věra Jourová
Vice-President, Values and Transparency, European Commission
Czechia

Taras Kachka
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Economy
Ukraine

Irena Kalhousova
Director, Herzl Center for Israel Studies, Charles University, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
Czechia

Evgenia Kara-Murza
Advocacy Coordinator, Free Russia Foundation
Russia/USA

Gilles Kepel
Political Scientist, Professor, Sciences Po
France

Jakub Klepal
Executive Director, Forum 2000 Foundation
Czechia

Pavlo Klimkin
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ukraine

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
Chair, Committee on Integration of Ukraine to the EU, Verkhovna Rada
Ukraine

Gerald Knaus
Chairman, European Stability Initiative
Austria

David Konecký
Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Wojciech Konończuk
Deputy Director, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
Poland

Miriam Kornblith
Senior Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, National Endowment for Democracy
Venezuela/USA

Yanina Korniienko
Investigative Journalist, Slidstvo.info
Ukraine

Lenna Koszarny
Founding Partner, CEO, Horizon Capital
Canada/Ukraine

Jiří Kozák
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Lukáš Kraus
Lawyer, Advocacy Officer, Frank Bold
Czechia

Péter Krekó
Director, Political Capital Institut, Member, ICDR
Hungary

Petr Krogman
Owner, Agromino
Czechia/Ukraine

Dmytro Kuleba
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ukraine

Jaroslav Kurfürst
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Rasťo Kužel
Executive Director, MEMO 98
Slovakia

Evan Laksmana
Senior Research Fellow, National University of Singapore
Singapore

Sook Jong Lee
Senior Fellow, Asia Democracy Research Network, Sungkyunkwan University
South Korea

Jan Lipavský
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Tetyana Lokot
Associate Professor, Digital Media and Society, School of Communications, Dublin City University
Ireland

Markus Lux
Senior Vice President, Global Issues, Robert Bosch Stiftung
Germany

Amichai Magen
Director, Program on Democratic Resilience and Development, Professor, Reichman University, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR Israel

Andrea Papus Ngombet Malewa
Founder, Sassoufit Collective
Republic of the Congo/France

Nyaradzo Mashayamombe
Women Rights Activist, Founding Executive Director, Tag a Life International (TaLI), Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Zimbabwe

Katarína Mathernová
Deputy Director General, European Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission
Slovakia

Oleksandra Matviichuk
Head, Center for Civic Liberties
Ukraine

Stefan Meister
Head, Program International Order and Democracy German Council on Foreign Relations, Member, ICDR
Germany

Oleksandr Merezhko
Chair, Committee on Foreign Policy and Interparliamentary Cooperation, Verkhovna Rada
Ukraine

Derek Mitchell
President, National Democratic Institute
USA

Farida Bemba Nabourema
Executive Director, Togolese Civil League
Toho

Patricio Navia
Political Scientist, Columnist, Universidad Diego Portales
Peru/Chile

Niroshini Nugawela
Attorney-at-Law, Member, ICDR
Sri Lanka

Nanjala Nyabola
Writer, Political Analyst, Author
Kenya

Iuliia Osmolovska
Chairwoman, Transatlantic Dialogue Center, Senior Fellow, Ukraine and Eastern Europe, GLOBSEC
Ukraine/Slovakia

Jagannath Panda
Head, Stockholm Centre for South Asian and Indo-Pacific Affairs, Editor, ISDP
India

Šimon Pánek
Co-Founder, Director, People in Need, Member, International Advisory Board, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Czechia

Karl-Heinz Paqué
Chairman, Board of Directors, Friedrich Naumann Foundation
Germany

Tomáš Petříček
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Mattia de' Grassi di Pianura
Member of Cabinet of Commissioner for Democracy and Demography, European Commission
Italy

Inna Pidluska
Deputy Executive Director, International Renaissance Foundation
Ukraine

Jerzy Pomianowski
Executive Director, European Endowment for Democracy, Member, ICDR
Poland

Maciej Popowski
Acting Director-General, Directorate General Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations (DG NEAR), European Commission
Poland

Mihai Popșoi
Deputy Speaker, Moldovan Parliament
Moldova

Max Primorac
Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation
USA

Kateřina Procházková
Journalist, Sinopsis
Czechia

Tomáš Prouza
President, Confederation of Commerce and Tourism
Czechia

Aliaksandra Pushkina
Communication Director, Zerkalo.ia
Belarus

Vesna Pusic
Former Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Professor at University of Zagreb, Program Council Member of Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Croatia

Iveta Radičová
Sociologist, Former Prime Minister, Member, International Advisory Board, Forum 2000 Foundation
Slovakia

Gordan Grlić Radman
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Croatia

Marta Lucía Ramírez
Former Vice President
Colombia

Zbigniew Rau
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Poland

Trisha Ray
Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
India

Olha Reshetylova
Coordinator, Media Initiative for Human Rights
Ukraine

Joanna Rohozinska
Resident Program Director Europe, International Republican Institute
Belgium

Libor Rouček
Former Vice President, European Parliament, Co-Chairman, Czech-German Discussion Forum
Czechia

Jacques Rupnik
Political Scientist, Research Professor, CERI-Science Po, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
France

Khrystyna Rybachok
European Values Center for Security Policy
Czechia

Kateřina Šafaříková
Journalist
Czechia

Niranjan Sahoo
Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
India

Nikoloz Samkharadze
Chair, Foreign Relations Committee, Parliament
Georgia

Hrishabh Sandilya
Senior Programme Manager, EPIM - European Programme for Integration and Migration
India

Gulnara Shahinian
Founder, Democracy Today, UN Special Rapporteur on Slavery 2008-2014, Member, ICDR
Armenia

Annika Silva-Leander
Head, North America at International IDEA
Sweden

Brandon Silver
Director of Policy & Projects, Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights, Member, ICDR
Canada

Veronika Kuchyňová Šmigolová
Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Graham Stuart
Minister for Europe
United Kingdom

David Stulík
Senior Analyst, European Values Center for Security Policy
Czechia

Tamara Sujú
Executive Director, CASLA Institute
Venezuela

Jan Švejnar
Director, Center on Global Economic Governance, Columbia University, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
USA/Czechia

Daniel Szeligowski
Head of Eastern Europe Programme, The Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
Poland

Martina Tauberová
Former Deputy Minister for EU and International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Trade
Czechia

Nicolas Tenzer
Chairman, Center for Studies and Research on Political Decision, Senior Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis
France

Tsai Ing-wen
President, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Republic of China (Taiwan)

Penpa Tsering
Sikyong, Central Tibetan Administration
Tibet

Tolkun Umaraliev
Managing Editor, Current Time digital
Kyrgyzstan/Czechia

Rostislav Valvoda
Director, Prague Civil Society Centre, Member, ICDR
Czechia

Alexander Verkhovsky
Director, SOVA Centre for Information and Analysis
Russia

Francisak Viacorka
Senior Advisor to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Vice-President, Digital Communication Network
Belarus

Alexandr Vondra
Member, European Parliament, Member, Board of Directors, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
Czechia

Miloš Vystrčil
President, Senate of the Parliament
Czechia

Christopher Walker
Vice President, Studies & Analysis, National Endowment for Democracy, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
USA

Gert Weisskirchen
Chairman, Europa-Union Rhein-Neckar
Germany

Karolina Wigura
Chairwoman, Kultura Liberalna Foundation
Poland

Jaushieh Joseph Wu
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of China (Taiwan)
Republic of China (Taiwan)

Qiang Xiao
President, Editor-in-Chief, China Digital Times, Member, ICDR
China/USA

Volodymyr Zelenskyy
President of Ukraine 
Ukraine

Michael Žantovský
Executive Director, Václav Havel Library, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Member, ICDR
Czechia