Previous Speakers

  • 2016 Tamrat Layne, former Prime Minister of Ethiopia and Princess Marghareta Liechtenstein
  • 2015 Tove Videbaek, former MP, producer (Denmark) and Ben-Oni Ardelean, Senator (Romania)
  • 2014 Gert-Jan Segers, Member of Parliament (Netherlands) and Florica Chereches, Member of Parliament (Romania)
  • 2013 Frigide Barjot, French humorist, columnist and political activist and Johannes Selle, Member of German Parliament (Bundestag)
  • 2012 Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Belgium
  • 2011 Jerzy Buzek, President of the European Parliament, Poland
  • 2010 Prince Nikolaus of Liechtenstein, former Ambassador of Liechtenstein
  • 2009 André Rouvoet, Deputy Prime-Minister of the Netherlands
  • 2008 Hans-Gert Pöttering, President of European Parliament (Germany)
  • 2007 Jan Peter Balkenende, Prime Minister, the Netherlands
  • 2006 Michel Camdessus, Former Director of the International Monetary Fund, France
  • 2005 Daniel Lipsic, Minister of Justice & Deputy Prime Minister of Slovakia
  • 2004 Ari Vatanen, Member of European Parliament (France)
  • 2003 Mart Laar, former Prime Minister of Estonia
  • 2002 Tony Hall, U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Food & Agriculture Agencies, Rome
  • 2001 Tunne Kelam, Vice-President of the Parliament of Estonia
  • 2000 Boris Trajkovski (†), President of the Republic of Macedonia
  • 1999 Dagfinn Høybraten, Norwegian Minister of Health
  • 1998 Georgina Dufoix, former Minister of the French Government and Prince Nikolaus von Liechtenstein, permanent Ambassador to Belgium and the European Union