Czech President Klaus opens Heartland Institute´s conference
10.03.2009 / 18:38
Vaclav Klaus delivered a speech at annual conference organized by Heartland Institute, met with Wall Street Journal and spoke at Columbia University.
The President of the Czech Republic in New York: March 7 - 9, 2009
President of the Czech Republic, Vaclav Klaus, visited New York in March 2009. He came from the West Coast (Santa Barbara), where he took part in a Wall Street Journal climate conference entitled “ECO:nomics”. (Click here for more info).
During his stay, he also opened the international conference of an organization called the Heartland Institute entitled “No Progress in the Climate Change Debate”. After President Klaus’s speech, Richard Lizec, the scientist, talked about “Climate Alarm: What We Are Up Against, and What to Do”.
The Wall Street Journal invited president Klaus for lunch with publicists of this journal. They discussed climate protection, possible conflict with freedom of individuals and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Approximately 400 participants from Columbia University, and diplomats of European countries in the USA attended the speech, where the President of the Czech Republic talked about “Europe, Global Warming and the Current Economic Crisis: As Seen from Prague.” (For more information please click here).
The President also met the representatives of the Society for Science and Art. This organization supports the development of Czech science and art activities in the Czech Republic and USA.
Additionally, Mr. Klaus visited the Bohemian National Hall with its exhibition of Czech Cubism.