“The International Leaders Summit event offered brainstorming and networking
opportunities for individuals and institutions who share the aim of advancing the
cause of liberty. The overarching message, as urged by proven reformers such
as Mart Laar and Maurice McTigue and advocated by policymakers and analysts
from the US and Europe, was that free market reforms are not merely possible.
They are essential in an age when, although Communism is vanquished
institutionally, the Marxist instincts and coercive powers of "big government"
John Willman, then-Chief Leader Writer and Deputy Editor, The Financial
Times, UK and speaker at the International Leaders Summit
Ivan Miklos, Former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Slovak Republic, International Leaders Summit
Mart Laar, Former Prime Minister, Estonia
International Leaders Summit