During his visit he will meet the President and PM of the country. A Shared Societies approach would be very relevant, and the Club de Madrid is delighted to support Nepal’s quest for institutionalizing democracy and development as part of its SSP in-country missions. Teresita “Ging” Deles, NetPluss member and expert on Peace and Negotiations and former presidential adviser in the Philippines will also participate in the mission.
James R. Macham, founding President of the Republic of Seychelles and Club de Madrid Member since 2013, passed away peacefully on the 8th of January 2017. As Danny Faure, current President of Seychelles, has said, "President Sir James Mancham, was a true patriot, a veteran politician, and a committed advocate of national reconciliation".
Leadership, honesty and solid democratic values are tremendously needed attributes in times of uncertainty such as these. And Mario Soares had them all. He is going to be enormously missed. Mario Soares, who has died at the age of 92, was a founding Member of the Club de Madrid and the crucial leader that shed light on the path to democracy that Portugal undertook in the seventies.
Fifteen years ago we set out to foster "Democracy that delivers" and have had hte privilege of work with many institutions, individuals and partners along the way. As 2016 comes to a close. the 111 Mebers of the Club de Madrid, thank all of them for their crucial support and wish everyone a joyful holiday season! Hope you all will have a great happy new year!
The General Assembly of the Club of Madrid, the largest forum of former Presidents and former Prime Ministers devoted to promoting democracy around the world, has re-elected Vaira Vike-Freiberga as its President for the next three years. She was the first woman to reach the Presidency in her country and also the first to become President of the Club of Madrid.
The Club de Madrid is honoured to announce that Dr Chau Chak Wing has been designated Chair of the Asia-Pacific Region World Leadership Alliance - Clud de Madrid President's Circle as a way to express our gratitude and recognition on an outstanding contribution for the Imperial Springs International Forum and all our future common endeavours.
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