Athens, Greece, 14 September 2015: His Highness the Aga Khan will deliver a Keynote Address at the Athens Democracy Forum on 15 September. The Forum, which is held on the occasion of the International Day of Democracy, brings together diplomats, scholars, corporate executives, politicians, thought-leaders, and journalists from around the world to discuss the state of liberal democracies and the major challenges they face in the world today.
His Highness is expected to speak at 19:10 Athens time (GMT+3, 12:10 ET).
AKDN & The Ismaili will carry a live webcast of the evening session of the event starting at 6:30 PM Athens time (GMT+3, 11:30 ET). The official video feed is being provided by the organizers of the Athens Democracy Forum.
A live webcast of the proceedings will be hosted on
- AKDN starting from 18:30 Athens time (GMT+3, 11:30 ET)
- The Ismaili also starting from 18:30 Athens time (GMT+3, 11:30 ET)
- At the source, watch livestreaming of the day’s events Athens Democracy Forum from 10:30 am Athens time (GMT+3, 03:30 ET) on wards.
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The Forum was established by the International New York Times two years ago. This year speakers are expected to include the former Governor-General of Canada, The Right Honorable Adrienne Clarkson; Former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service, Sir Richard Dearlove; President of the New York Times, Stephen Dunbar-Johnson; Executive Head of the United Nations Democracy Fund, Annika Savill; and Mayor of Athens, Yorgos Kaminis.
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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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