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Have a look at our interactive calendar for upcoming events held at EED offices and held in collaboration with our partners.


Past events

Through events and collaboration with partners, EED seeks to create synergies, promote its work and results - and that of its grantees - and offer a platform for enhancing visibility.  Take a look through our past events listings to find out more. 

  • Securing the revolution – the role of civil society and reform challenges in Armenia

    In the aftermath of Armenia’s ‘Velvet Revolution’, the event will bring together civil society representatives and activists with policymakers and interested stakeholders to address issues around the role of civil society and civic activism in underpinning the reform processes and democratic developments in Armenia. 

  • Global Media Forum 2018: Global Inequalities

    Deutsche Welle's Global Media Forum is the only international media conference that brings together decision-makers and influencers from the worlds of journalism, digital media, politics, business, civil society and academia. The 2018 GMF offers a unique interdisciplinary approach to tackling one of the defining challenges of our time: global inequalities.

  • European Youth Event: Yo!Fest 2018

    2018 marks the anniversary of the tenth edition of Yo!Fest and the third time the European Youth Forum joins forces with the European Parliament to create the European Youth Event (EYE). European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a proud partner of the event, co-organising two sessions with EED partners and grantees.

  • EED hosts media event ahead of EaP conference in Kyiv

    Within the framework of the 2nd Eastern Partnership Media conference, EED is hosting a pre-event on 12 September “Democracy and Propaganda – Can independent media defend universal values?”

    This special event will discuss the role of independent media outlets in the context of rapidly changing political landscapes and transforming societies in the Eastern Partnership and beyond.

    The first part of the event will examine the importance of independent media as a response to propaganda, while the second part will focus on the role of donors in assisting independent media ou

  • Landmark elections in Armenia: turning the tide or preserving the status quo?

    In the wake of recent pivotal elections in Armenia, the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum and the European Endowment for Democracy cordially invite you to an event with prominent civil society and institutional specialists. Discussions will look at the impact of civil society on improving electoral practices and longer-term ramifications of the vote for both Armenia, as well as the wider region.

  • UN World Press Freedom Day - Difference Day in Brussels

    To mark the occasion of World Press Freedom Day on 3 May 2017, the European Endowment for Democracy is proud to join up in a new partnership with UNESCO, BOZAR, Free University of Brussels and other prominent partners, to celebrate the 2017 “Difference Day” in the Bozar, Brussels. Join us for a series of workshops, debates, films and exhibitions on issues related to freedom of the press and freedom of expression.

  • Armenia-EU Relations: Unresolved Obstacles or Untapped Opportunities?

    The Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) and the European Endowment for Democracy hosted an expert discussion on Armenia-EU relations on 11 January 2017 – a timely juncture in view of forthcoming elections and Armenia-EU agreement developments.

  • EED initiatives in spotlight at Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy

    The European Endowment for Democracy was delighted to contribute to as a partner to the fifth Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy. The event, organised annually by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, brings together activists from around the world.

  • Armenia: more international pressure needed to protect human rights

    “What we are seeing in Armenia is a worrying pattern of increasing human rights violations, particularly regarding freedom of assembly. This means an ever-shrinking space for democracy and less opportunity for citizens to make their voices heard.”

  • EED event: Exporting Repression: the spread of human rights violations in the former Soviet Union and how institutions respond

    It is our great pleasure to invite you to the discussion "Exporting Repression: the spread of human rights violations in the former Soviet Union and how institutions respond", co-organised by the Foreign Policy Centre, Open Society European Policy Institute (OSEPI) and EED.