'Freedom in the World 2014' Launch | Freedom House

'Freedom in the World 2014' Launch

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Paul H. Nitze Building, 1740 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036


Freedom House and Johns Hopkins - School of Advanced International Studies

Freedom in the World 2014




Freedom House released the findings of Freedom in the World 2014, the 41st edition of Freedom House’s annual country by country assessment of political and civil rights. The event featured an in-depth discussion of advances and setbacks in freedom over the past year and the challenges these trends pose for American foreign policy.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Ruth Wedgewood 

Edward B. Burling Chair in International Law and Diplomacy, Johns Hopkins – School of Advanced International Studies
Vice Chair, Freedom House

David J. Kramer
President, Freedom House

Overview of Freedom in the World 2014 Findings

Arch Puddington 
Vice President for Research, Freedom House

Panel Discussion

Tom Gjelten
Correspondent, NPR

Evan Osnos
Correspondent, The New Yorker

Michele Dunne
Senior Associate, Middle East Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

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