Opening Ceremony of the Caux Democracy Forum

Caux Democracy Forum

15 July 2024, 16:00 to 21:30

Opening Ceremony of the Caux Democracy Forum on the theme: “Revitalizing Democracy – Towards Inclusive and Peaceful Societies Across Europe and the World”, followed by a reception and a concert with the support of the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation.


16:00 Welcome adresses by :

  • Jacqueline Coté, President, Caux Initiatives of Change Foundation
  • Raymond Loretan, President, Diplomatic Club of Geneva
  • Thomas Guerber, Ambassadeur, Head of UN Division, Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs

16:15 Keynotes by:

  • Nada Al-Nashif, United Nations Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights
  • Andrius Krivas, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Lithuania to the Council of Europe
  • Prof. Rajmohan Gandhi, Historian and former member of India’s Parliament

Musical interludes and exposition « Democracy – pictured by Patrick Chappatte »

17:30 Drinks and concert with Nola Kin, organized by the Montreux Jazz Artists Foundation

19:00 Cocktail Reception and Buffet-style Dinner

20:00 Historical guided tour of the Caux Palace (optional)

Event of the Caux Initiatives of Change in collaboration with the Diplomatic Club of Geneva.

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