Upcoming Events

Oct 1 2014 - 6:30pm
Our Annual Awards Dinner honors the courage and achievements of those who have dedicated themselves to human freedom.
Sep 1 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join Freedom House and Turkish and global civil society for a sunset rooftop mixer to kick off the 2014 Istanbul Internet Governance Forum. Get to know IGF participants and non-participants while enjoying a sunset view of the Bosphorus from above Istanbul’s famous Istiklal Boulevard.

Recent Events

Aug 28 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Freedom House and The African Rights Activists Group cordially invite you to a discussion on how to empower human rights defenders in exile on August 28th.

Jul 11 2014 - 9:00am

Freedom House and The Center for the Study of the Development of Telecommunications and Access to an Information Society in Latin America (CERTAL) invite you to a forum examining the challenges to freedom of expression in Latin America. To RSVP, please email


Jul 10 2014 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Join Freedom House for a discussion on UNESCO's World Report on Freedom of Expression and Media Development, featuring staff from the Embassy of Sweeden in Washington DC, Committee to Protect Journalists, International Women's Media Foundation, Article 19, The Washington Post, and Freedom House.

Jul 8 2014 - 7:30pm

Join Freedom House for a special screening of the daring new documentary - Ai Weiwei: The Fake Case - on Tuesday, July 8th at the Landmark E Street Cinema. Buy your tickets here.

Jun 26 2014 - 3:00pm

“The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is benefiting from the media coverage" because it “gives them the credit for taking down the central government," stated Dr. Munqith Dagher, Iraq’s most experienced pollster, at an event hosted by Freedom House on public opinion in Iraq.