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21st Annual Forum 2000 Conference

Strengthening Democracy in Uncertain Times

October 8–10, 2017, Prague and other cities

The democratic world seems to be at a crossroads. Trust in institutions is declining. Belief in democracy and the willingness to embrace democracy…

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Current Projects

Forum 2000 Conferences

The idea for the Forum 2000 Conference originated in 1997, when former Czech President Václav Havel, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Elie Wiesel, and philanthropist Yohei Sasakawa invited world leaders to…

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Festival of Democracy

The Festival of Democracy is the associated program of the Forum 2000 Conference. It will include lectures, discussions, exhibitions and other activities connected to the conference itself. The Festiv…

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Coalition for Democratic Renewal

The Coalition for Democratic Renewal (CDR) is a project coming from a shared concern of intellectuals and public personalities worldwide. This concern is based on acknowledgement of the fact that poli…

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Democratic Solidarity

The Democratic Solidarity project seeks to initiate effective international solidarity in the Latin American region in order to promote democracy and its values. The initiative was founded in Septemb…

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NGO Market

Market of non-governmental organizations is a unique one-day event, which has been growing in size and scope since its inception in 2000. NGOs active in education, volunteering, human rights, environm…

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Shared Concern Initiative

Launched in April 2005, the Shared Concern Initiative (SCI) idea was conceived, in the context of the Forum 2000 Conference in Prague, by H.H. the Dalai Lama in cooperation with the late President Vác…

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Information Centre for Democracy and Human Rights in China

China is an important economic partner of the Czech Republic and the bilateral political and diplomatic relations are being increasingly strengthened. Over the past months several important investment…

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Interfaith Dialogue

Interfaith dialogue and multi-religious assemblies have been an integral and permanent part of the Forum 2000 project and culminate every year in the framewo…

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Conferences and Roundtables

The conferences and roundtables of the Forum 2000 Foundation concern themselves with a wide array of topics on both a global and local scale and provide an essential platform for open dialogue.

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Other Activities

All activities of the Forum 2000 Foundation strive to promote democracy, human rights, freedom of speech and expression, interreligious dialogue and open dialogue between the state and civil society.

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Educational Activities

The goal of the Forum 2000 Foundation educational activities is to strengthen democracy, develop a civil society and promote active citizenship in general. Educational activities foster the exchange o…

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Non-active Projects

Water in the Middle East

The Exploring Water Patterns in the Middle East project addresses a problem that is particularly severe in the Middle Eastern region and has been key to its development, namely water resources. Moreov…

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Visegrad Platform for Dialogue on Democracy, Human Rights and Civil Society

This project is led by four organizations from the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia and aims to create a long-term Visegrad discussion platform within the annual Forum 2000 conferences ba…

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Visegrad Civil Society Organizations’ Platform

The platform uses synergy of cooperation to reinforce excellence and sustainability of civil society organizations (CSOs) in order to support civil society in Visegrad countries.   Main Goals…

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