Prague hosts Club de Madrid general assembly and conference

10-11-2005

Some of the world's most renowned former presidents and government leaders are in Prague to attend the Club de Madrid's general assembly. The gathering will also include a discussion forum "Democracy in the Post Communist World: What has been learned and how can it be applied?" Among the several dozen participants will be former US president Bill Clinton, former French Prime Minister Lionel Jospin, and former Brasilian President and current Club chairman Fernando Henrique Cardovo.

Czech President Vaclav Klaus, his predecessor Vaclav Havel and Foreign Minister Cyril Svoboda attended the opening ceremony. The event comes to a close this Saturday.