2014 Session 3: the path to democracy: are transitional experiences unique or transferable

Dealing with the Past while looking to the Future

International conference, part of the presidential initiative 25 years free Bulgaria

11 and 12 November 2014, Sofia, Bulgaria

Each transition society has its own unique path to democratic transformation, determined by national peculiarities that favour certain choices and developments over others. Therefore, it is important to pay attention to their different experiences. However, it is even more important to attempt to extract transferable lessons learned, with regard to both good practices and mistakes to be avoided.

President Rosen Plevneliev, Bulgaria

President János Áder, Hungary

                               

Moderator: Boyko Vassilev, Host and Producer of the weekly Panorama news talk show on the Bulgarian National Television (BNT) (Bulgaria)