Rule of Law: Afghanistan’s Best Hope
American litigator Kimberley Motley, the subject of the new documentary "Motley's Law," shares how she is shaping rule of law in Afghanistan - and building a model for change that can be used anywhere.
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.
Guatemala City, Guatemala
March 4, 2016
CFF at Universidad Francisco Marroquín (UFM) will feature five inspiring talks by human rights defenders from around the world.
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.
- #FBF: Start your weekend off with @_JoseGonzalez_. We can't wait to hear him perform at #OsloFF in three weeks! https://t.co/yN6btQUxEqFri Apr 29, 7:58pm
- RT @LADeReus: Finally got a copy of #Time100 at DTW airport! Have 2 resist showing complete strangers the amazing @DenisMukwege! https://t.…Thu Apr 28, 7:55pm
- RT @HRF: HRF mourns the passing of Harry Wu, founding member of HRF’s International Council #China https://t.co/CVFoflNh6q https://t.co/eFY…Wed Apr 27, 6:32pm
- From @WIRED: Read up on how people like #OsloFF speaker Jung Gwang-il are smuggling revolution into North Korea - https://t.co/nolGcej9LHWed Apr 27, 3:54pm
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.