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.
US Democracy Event: Disinformation & Democracy
July 29, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
A turbulent few years in American politics have left the media's role in democracy shaken, allowing ever greater space for disinformation to flourish. What will it take to restore a sense of shared purpose through shared facts, and to ultimately revive a stronger democratic system? Register now for the third episode of our forward-thinking discussion series with the National Center for Civil and Human Rights, the George W. Bush Institute, and Issue One. Take a look at past episodes here.
Signature Event Series: Mark Palmer Forum
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.
Democracy in America
American democracy is in urgent need of progress. In the inaugural episode of Reimagining American Democracy, we bring together leaders from across the political spectrum to explore the most critical elements of a healthy, strong, inclusive democracy in America. Watch the full event HERE.
Denver Democracy Forum 2021
Freedom House President Michael J. Abramowitz joined former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright at the Korbel School’s Denver Democracy Summit for a joint session on ‘The State of Democracy Around the World' on February 25, 2021.