Democracy & Books Weekend

This year’s special Democracy & Books Weekend takes place at Costa Navarino on September 14-16, just prior to the Athens Democracy Forum.

The event coincides with Athens being named UNESCO World Book Capital 2018, and will bring together internationally acclaimed speakers, authors, key opinion leaders and influencers to discuss the longstanding interrelationship between democracy and books.

Featuring a full program of cultural experiences, the Democracy & Books Weekend will culminate in a topical discussion hosted by editor of The New York Times Book Review Pamela Paul.

The speakers include: Mark Thompson – President and C.E.O., The New York Times Company, Pascal Bruckner – Professor and writer, Alexandra Pringle, Group Editor in Chief at Bloomsbury and Stanley Johnson, Author, Environmentalist, Former Member of the European Parliament.


An exclusive package has been designed to enhance participants’ experience, including accommodation at The Romanos, a Luxury Collection Resort or at The Westin Resort Costa Navarino, a pre-dinner cocktail reception and a gala dinner, along with complimentary participation in cultural and authentic experiences.

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