The Oslo Freedom Forum (OFF) is a thriving global community of rights defenders, dissidents, Nobel Laureates, tech visionaries, heads of state, journalists, policymakers, entrepreneurs, authors, artists, philanthropists, photographers, filmmakers, cartoonists, musicians, scholars, and students. This spring, they come together in Norway to tell their stories, brainstorm ideas, launch initiatives, and share an unforgettable experience of solidarity in challenging arbitrary power around the world.
The 2016 Oslo Freedom Forum will take place May 23-25.
May 23 – May 25, 2016
The eighth annual forum will bring together a global community of people who share the common vision of making the world a more peaceful, prosperous, and free place.
Living in Truth
May 25 – May 27, 2015
The seventh annual conference united dissidents, activists, artists, journalists, and changemakers to share stories of living in truth and confronting authoritarianism.
October 20 – October 22, 2014
The 2014 conference brought together a diverse community to explore innovative nonviolent strategies for defeating dictatorship around the world.
- RT @undivid_ed: @iyad_elbaghdadi "If they don't let us dream, we are not gonna let them sleep". I am crying now. #dontgiveupdreaming @OsloFFSat Feb 13, 10:36am
- RT @abdo0O3: Watch the talk: 2014 Keynote Address | via @OsloFF https://t.co/R3jmJ2GG4tSat Feb 13, 12:45am
- “Whoever controls the server controls everything” - @mranti on #China's firewall at #OsloFF https://t.co/PY8OQVLW0y https://t.co/bcldTOeFqBFri Feb 12, 6:58pm
- RT @ESFLiberty: Very excited to be a part of the @OsloFF which takes place May 23-25. Sign-up today! https://t.co/v1gdsknkI2 @HRF https://…Fri Feb 12, 5:36pm
B.C. | The Economist
The Economist reports on the 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum.
Tom Burgis | Financial Times
Oslo Freedom Forum speaker Tom Burgis's profiles the 2015 conference in The Financial Times.
John Fund | National Review
The National Review on the lineup of inspirational speakers at the 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum.