His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan is scheduled to deliver the Keynote Address at 7:00 pm local Athens time (12:00 noon ET)
Athens Democracy Forum
ENHANCING SOCIETY THROUGH BETTER GOVERNANCE
Held at the site where the seeds of democracy were planted 2,500 years ago, the third, expanded Athens Democracy Forum (September 13-15) will reflect on the state of liberal democracies and the major challenges they face in the world today.
The event will coincide with International Democracy Day and is presented in cooperation with the United Nations Democracy Fund and the City of Athens in Greece.
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About the Athens Democracy Forum
Two years ago the International New York Times established the ‘Athens Democracy Forum’ under the auspices of the United Nations Democracy Fund.
Through the UN Secretary-General’s endorsement it has become the principal global event of the International Day of Democracy which takes place every September at the Stoa of Attalos of the Ancient Agora – the birthplace of democracy – and other venues around Athens.
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