Roger Scruton and Frederick de Klerk among guests at this year’s Forum 2000

Former South African president Frederik de Klerk, co-founder of Doctors without Borders Bernard Kouchner, philosopher Roger Scruton and women’s rights activist Manal al-Sharif are due to attend this year’s Forum 2000 conference in Prague next month, organisers of the annual event announced on Wednesday. The theme of this year’s conference, the 19th, will be Democracy and Education. Forum 2000 was co-founded by the late president Václav Havel as a platform for debate on issues facing the world.

Author: Ruth Fraňková