Forum 2000 Conference in Prague
15.11.2012 / 16:19
The 16th Forum 2000 conference was held from 21 to 23 October 2012. Olesegun Obasanjo and Nicéphore Soglo discussed development solutions for Africa (online video).
Among other reputable speakers, H.E. Olesegun Obasanjo, former president of Nigeria and H.E. Nicéphore Soglo, former president of Benin, participated at the panel discussion „Issues and solutions for the bottom billion“ (watch the video from 21st minute).
Nicéphore Soglo participated also at the roundtable „Freedom of the press, poverty and democracy in Africa“.
The Forum 2000 conferences and other events organized by the Forum 2000 Foundation are held in Prague, Czech Republic. Since 1997, Forum 2000 has organized sixteen annual conferences which have attracted a number of prominent thought leaders, Nobel laureates, former and acting politicians, business leaders and other individuals.
The Forum 2000 Foundation pursues the legacy of Václav Havel by supporting the values of democracy and respect for human rights, assisting the development of civil society, and encouraging religious, cultural and ethnic tolerance.