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 @MESHnorway: Excited to open up Oslo Freedom Forum @OsloFF and MESH's joint event - a conversation with… https://t.co/1FIVSW2eSCWed Feb 10, 2:38pm
- Here's @KimMotleysLaw at a screening for her new film in Norway! Thanks @Civita_ for organizing https://t.co/I7jCGZ0elrTue Feb 9, 6:40pm
- "Your voices should never be silenced" - @adamscj from @googleideas to activists at #OsloFF https://t.co/W5vaJNLER5 https://t.co/SAUP08Ahd6Tue Feb 9, 6:11pm
- Packed house at BAHR law firm in Oslo listening to @KimMotleysLaw on how to use law to achieve freedom! https://t.co/OxM7GU5JtATue Feb 9, 8:03am
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.