Forum 2000 to focus on media and democracy

The 16th Forum 2000 – the first to be held since ex-president Vaclav Havel’s death – will be attended among others by former US secretary of State Madelaine Albright, the head of the Tibetan government in exile Lobsang Sangay and Serbian Deputy PM for EU affairs Suzana Grubjesic. According to the Forum 2000 website this year’s debate will focus on media and democracy, a topic proposed by the late Vaclav Havel at the close of the previous conference a year ago. Forum 2000 was established by Vaclav Havel as a meeting of minds on the issues of the present day. The conference is scheduled to start on October 21st.