Speakers


List of the selected speakers. List of all speakers will be available after the conference.

Abdulwahab Alkebsi
Managing Director, Center for International Private Enterprise, Member, International Coalition for Democratic Renewal
USA

Luis Almagro
Secretary General, Organization of American States, Member, Democratic Solidarity
Uruguay

Badiucao
Artist, Activist
Australia/China

Elmar Brok
Vice President, Institute of European Policy, Member, Presidium of the German Society of Foreign Policy
Germany

Melissa Chan
Contributor, The Global Reporting Centre
USA/Germany

João Gomes Cravinho
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Portugal

Srdjan Cvijić
President, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy
Serbia

Ralf Fücks
Managing Director, Center for Liberal Modernity, Member, International Coalition for Democratic Renewal
Germany

Carl Gershman
Founding President, NED, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
USA

Wojciech Gerwel
Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Poland

Arzu Geybulla
Journalist, Azerbaijan Internet Watch, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
Azerbaijan/Turkey

Emmanuel Gyimah-Boadi
Co-founder, Chair, Board of Director, Afrobarometer
Ghana

Toomas Hendrik Ilves
Former President
Estonia

Maiko Ichihara
Professor, Hitotsubashi University, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
Japan

Dolkun Isa 
Uyghur Politician, Activist, President, The World Uyghur Congress
China/Germany

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

Roukaya Kasenally
Chair, Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa (EISA)
Mauritius

Guillaume Klossa
Writer, Executive President, EuropaNova
France

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
Chairperson, Committee on Ukraine’s Integration into the EU, Verkhovna Rada
Ukraine

Jaroslav Kurfürst
Director General for European Issues, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Monika Ladmanová
Head, European Commission Representation
Czechia

Jan Lipavský
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Czechia

Violeta Luca
Executive Director, Microsoft Czech Republic and Slovakia
Romania/Czechia

Orysia Lutsevych
Deputy Director, Russia and Eurasia Programme, Chatham House
Ukraine/United Kingdom

Agon Maliqi
Policy Analyst & Media Writer, co-founder, Sbunker, Member, International Coalition for Democratic Renewal
Kosovo/Albania

Oleksandra Matviichuk
Head of the Organization, Center for Civic Liberties, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Ukraine

Adriano Nuvunga
Director, Centro Para Democracia e Direitos Humanos
Mozambique

Veysel Ok 
Co-founder, lawyer, and coordinator, Media and Law Studies Association
Turkey

Šimon Pánek
Executive Director, People in Need, Member, International Advisory Board, Forum 2000 Foundation
Czechia

Petr Pavel
President
Czechia

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

Vesna Pusić
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation
Croatia

Xiao Qiang
President and Editor-in-Chief, China Digital Times, Member, International Coalition for Democratic Renewal
China/USA

Cecilia Requena Zárate
Member, Senate
Bolivia

Maia Sandu
President
Republic of Moldova

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

Nury A. Turkel
Commissioner, U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom
USA/China

Alissa Wahid
Director, Gusdurian Network
Indonesia

Damon Wilson
President and CEO, National Endowment for Democracy, Member, International Coalition for Democratic Renewal
USA

Miroslav Wlachovský
Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
Slovakia

Min Hsuan Wu 
Co-founder and CEO, Doublethink Lab
Taiwan

Sandra Zenda
Programs Coordinator, Institute for Young Women Development
Zimbabwe