Prague Dialogue on Europe in the XXI Century

Rebuilding the European Model of Social Development

organized by the World Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations" and Klub Rusko

Opening Session

Theresia Hall, Brevnov Monastery, Prague, Czech Republic, 14 May 2009

Dr. Hans Koechler, President of the International Progress Organization, standing, speaking on "Economy and Civilization in an Era of Global Crisis." Seated, from right to left: Dr. Oleg Atkov, Secretary-General of the World Public Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations"; Dr. Walter Schwimmer, Chairman of the International Co-ordinating Committee, former Secretary-General of the Council of Europe; Mr. Vladimir Yakunin, President of the World Public Forum; Mr. Miloš Zeman, former Prime Minister of the Czech Republic, Moderator of the opening session.