INVITATION: 15 + 15 years of freedom

EUROPEUM Institute for European Policy and Festival of Democracy would like to cordially invite you to the discussion "15 + 15 years of freedom", which takes place on Sunday, October 13th.

The discussion itself starts at 3 PM in the Václav Havel square, next to the National Theatre, and ends at approximately 4.30 PM. 

The panel will aim to evaluate the journey of Czech democracy 30 years after the Velvet Revolution and 15 years after the accession to the European Union. 

How healthy is Czech democracy now? 

How has Czech democracy established and developed since the Velvet Revolution? 

How is democracy perceived by Czech voters?

How was Czech democracy influenced by the accession to the EU?


Evaluation of these question will provide these confirmed speakers: 

  • Jiřina Šiklová, Sociologist, Member of Czech dissident movement, Charter 77 Signatory
  • Pavel Telička, Former Chief Negotiator for the accession of the Czech Republic to the European Union
  • Klára Plecitá, Head, Department of Value Orientations in Society, Institute of Sociology, Czech Academy of Sciences
  • Martin Buchtík, Director, STEM polling agency

The discussion will be moderated by Martin Vokálek from Institute for European Policy EUROPEUM and it will be in Czech language. The event is also available on Facebook.  


#Festival of Democracy #democracy #freedom #Czech republic #Velvet Revolution

Martin Vokálek
Executive Director

Expertise: Economic issues, European security and NATO, war crimes and international law problematic

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