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.
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.