Freedom House convenes events in Washington DC and internationally to inspire global engagement and garner support for democracy promotion. Whether through small, focused events or larger public gatherings, our events offer a platform to activists, policy experts, academics, and civil society leaders interested in fostering informed debate about the challenges facing democracy today.
Mark Palmer Forum for the Advancement of Democracy
One of Freedom House's signature annual events includes the Mark Palmer Forum for Advancing Democracy. The Mark Palmer Forum for the Advancement of Democracy honors the legacy of Ambassador Mark Palmer, long-time Freedom House trustee and vice chairman.
2020 Annual Awards
Freedom House held its 2020 Annual Awards via a virtual event on September 16, 2020. The event recognized outstanding leaders who have championed freedom and democracy around the world. Watch the full program HERE.