2017 B’nai B’rith International/B’nai B’rith Europe Annual Leadership Forum Kicks Off In Prague, Czech Republic Next Week
The 2017 B'nai B'rith International/B'nai B'rith Europe annual leadership forum kicks off in Prague, Czech Republic, on Oct. 29 and runs through Oct. 31. The International conference, "Jewish Communities and Western Democracies: What's the Future?" will attract B’nai B’rith leaders from Europe, the United States, Canada, Israel and Latin America for an exciting and informative program.
The leadership forum will be led by B’nai B’rith International President Gary P. Saltzman and CEO Daniel S. Mariaschin, as well as B'nai B'rith Renaissance Prague President Tomas Kraus and B'nai B'rith Europe President Daniel Citone.
Prague Mayor Adriana Krnáčová will present the opening address. Other speakers at the forum include: Minister of Culture Daniel Herman; former Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Karel Schwarzenberg; Director of the Transatlantic Relations Center and member of the Board of Directors of the 2000 Foundation Alexandr Vondra; and Director of the Institute of Empirical Research STEM and Presidential Candidate Pavel Fischer. A preview of some of the most pressing issues facing Europe today will be provided by European Commissioner for Justice, Consumer Protection and Gender Equality Věra Jourová and the Coordinator of the European Commission on Combating Anti-Semitism Katharina von Schnurbein.
The Leadership Forum kicks off with a boat cruise on the Vltava River, followed by educational panel discussions and will conclude with a gala dinner at the prestigious premises of Rudolfinum.
Accreditation of journalists is possible before Oct. 26. Contact Zuzana Blahutová, Director of Projects, KEYNOTE, GSM: +420 775 275 027, firstname.lastname@example.org The conference is not open to public.
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