Freedom House convenes events in Washington, D.C., internationally, and online 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.
2022 Annual Awards
Freedom House marked its 80th anniversary at the 2022 Awards Dinner. Learn more about the event and our award winners.
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.
WATCH: Freedom in the World 2023
Hear from report authors Yana Gorokhovskaia and Adrian Shahbaz on key findings from the 2023 report, followed by a panel discussion on the implications of those findings and the state of democracy worldwide.
WATCH: Mark Palmer Prize 2022 Award Ceremony
Career journalist and civil-servant, Deputy Minister Dzhaparova has been a longtime advocate for human rights protections and press freedoms in Ukraine, and Crimea in particular.
WATCH: Freedom on the Net 2022
Report authors Allie Funk and Adrian Shahbaz joined experts Ambassador Anne Marie Engtoft Larsen, ‘Gbenga Sesan, and Alexandria Walden to discuss the report findings.