The first-ever hybrid Forum 2000 Conference was held on October 10–12, 2021 under the title “What Now? Building Back Democratically“. The Conference was addressed, among others, by Zuzana Čaputová, Maia Sandu, Tsai Ing-wen, His Holiness the Dalai Lama, Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Miloš Vystrčil, and many others. Browse the outcomes from the 25th Forum 2000 Conference to find out more!
We’ve already posted a little bit, but that’s far from all! Let’s recall the atmosphere of this year’s conference, its topics, and the Žofín Palace, which traditionally hosts the conference.
You can find the recordings from both Conference days on our YouTube channel. Revisit some of the moments of the 25th Conference or rewatch the discussions that caught your interest!
Democracies all around the world are facing threats in the digital space. How to identify the various digital challenges? Why should democracies work together in responding to them? Find out more in the Policy Paper Global Cooperation of Democracies in the Digital Realm published in the framework of the 25th Forum 2000 Conference.
The fifth year of the Festival of Democracy is successfully over – please visit its photo gallery and video recordings. Thank you for participating and we look forward to seeing you soon at other Forum 2000 events!
In this week’s #Forum2000online Chat, French political scientist, Arabist, and Professor at Paris Sciences and Lettres University, Gilles Kepel, spoke about the situation in Afghanistan and the wider region now that the US have withdrawn.
“Before we sort of focus on the Taliban themselves, the fact that all this political Islam in the region was to some extent precipitated by American help at the time is also very telling.”