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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. 

  • The Lebanese crisis: a way forward

    Two years after its disastrous economic and financial crisis, Lebanon is on a slippery slope towards state failure.The huge explosion that wrecked large parts of Beirut in 2020 and the deadly street violence in October 2021 were just the latest events in a downward trajectory. The political system is in paralysis and the Lebanese state is falling apart. Yet, political elites seem unable or unwilling to initiate reforms that could compromise their hold on power. Eighty percent of the population now lives in poverty, threatening the social peace and stability of the c

  • Lebanon at a Crossroads: Is Real Reform Possible?

    Lebanon remains a highly volatile sociopolitical and economic environment, compounded by a crippling financial crisis, a large protest movement nationwide, increasing tension among political and sectarian factions, and a large presence of Syrian refugees. Its vibrant civil society has played a leading role in pushing for reform to address the significant threats facing the country.

    While the unprecedented mass demonstrations that began in October 2019 succeeded in toppling the government of then-prime minister Saad Hariri, they have yet to lead to the radical change that many protes

  • EED at the seventh edition of the Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy

    The European Endowment for Democracy is a proud partner of the seventh edition of the Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy, organised annually by the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

  • International Day of Democracy: EU Leadership for Democracy

    Come join us to celebrate our annual event commemorating the International Day of Democracy, which will take place on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

  • 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.

  • Addressing Challenges of Refugee Protection in Lebanon: Need for a New Response

    The Lebanese Civil Society and Policy Researchers Network on Displacement, in cooperation with the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and European Endowment for Democracy (EED), cordially invite you to a panel discussion "Addressing Challenges of Refugee Protection in Lebanon: Need for a New Response".

  • EED at the sixth edition of the Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy

    The sixth edition of the Warsaw Dialogue for Democracy will take place on 7-8 December 2017 in Warsaw. This year the conference will be held under the theme "Dialogue in democracy, democracy in dialogue".

  • International Day of Democracy: Democracy in a Changing World

    Human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and respect for human rights are core values of the European Union. One of the EU’s main goals is to promote these principles across the world. For the second year in a row, four democracy support organisations are teaming up with the European Parliament, the European External Action Service and the European Commission to organise a joint event in celebration of the International Day of Democracy.