Democracy That Delivers
Torrijos, Martín

Torrijos, Martín

President of Panama (2004 - 2009)

News

Thirty Club de Madrid Members back the Varkey Foundation initiative to restore teacher respect

The Varkey Foundation and Club de Madrid have joined forces to publish this open letter from leaders around the world in which they warned that an erosion in respect for the teaching profession could lead to “profoundly damaging” effects on young people’s life chances and a rise in extremism.The Club de Madrid Members, lead by its President, Vaira Vike-Freiberga, former President of Latvia, are calling on governments around the world to protect and value teachers, and play their part in restoring the respect that teachers so richly deserve. 

Club de Madrid and the EU organized in Haiti a workshop on “Experiences of National Dialogue and Political Agreements”

In the framework of the EU-funded project "Promotion of dialogue for democratic reform in Haiti", the Club of Madrid convened a two-day workshop in Port-au-Prince on 21- 22 July to discuss concrete options for taking forward key pending democratic reforms in Haiti. The successful experiences on National Dialogue and Political Agreements of South Africa, Peru, Spain and Poland were shared with key Haitian political, economic and social players.

Video of interviews with key participants of the workshop "Expériences de Dialogue National et Accord Politique"

Photo Gallery of the workshop

 

Club de Madrid at the Doha Forum

The Doha Forum offers a sweeping overview of issues regarding Democracy, Development and Free Trade in the Middle-East, the Arab countries and the world. More broadly, this international meeting discussed critical political, economic, social, financial, strategic and human matters of pressing concern for a region witnessing some of the most substantial changes in its very long History.

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