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.
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.
May 13 – May 15, 2013
The fifth anniversary conference was dedicated to the growing might of the OFF community, whose members have shown, time and again, that by standing up for liberty and inspiring action, individuals can confront and prevail over arbitrary power.
- News from @RafaelMdeMorais: Angola's national police covers up the kidnapping of activists http://t.co/UGQn0ZAh5LSat Aug 1, 12:30pm
- Leo Messi went to Gabon and celebrated the Bongo tyranny: http://t.co/CDOx1RUVse Learn the truth from @onamarc: https://t.co/LXY3kOYzipFri Jul 31, 9:48am
- RT @WendyandWords: Watch Ji Seong-ho's talk: My Impossible Escape from North Korea | via @OsloFF https://t.co/FbCrR7wdoeTue Jul 28, 10:59pm
- RT @JonesJakeThe: For stirring stories about struggles for freedom & liberty around the globe, watch the Oslo Freedom Forum talks here http…Tue Jul 28, 11:20am
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.