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.
Democracy 101: Rethinking Civic Education
October 28, 2021 | 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. ET
A strong democracy also requires a deep commitment to civic learning and education. What will it take to ensure that everyone is equipped with the necessary democratic knowledge, values, and tools in order to fully participate in the civic and political life of their communities? Register now for the next 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.
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.