Events

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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.

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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. 

  • Ukraine Today: From 1 year of Zelensky to Covid-19 to upcoming local elections

    The Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels in cooperation with the European Endowment for Democracy and with the support of the International Renaissance Foundation is organising an online-webinar “Ukraine Today: From 1 Year of Zelensky to Covid-19 to Upcoming Local Elections”.   This event will provide an overview of President Volodymyr Zelensky’s first year in office and will review current and upcoming challenges faced in the country. The recent report of the Razumkov Centre on the Year of President Volodymyr Zelensky: Achievements and Failures will be presente
  • Ukraine: new players, old game? The role of civic activism and media

    Ukraine has entered a new political era since the election of President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. The recent parliamentary elections have meant that new faces have joined politics, including a number of civic activists. While reform is very much on the agenda, democratic accountability remains challenging. Civil society and the media are now reviewing their role within this new status-quo.

    Join us for apanel discussionon the new Ukrainian reality on Tuesday, 19 November 2019  at EED's premises, Rue de la Loi 34, 1040 Brussels.

    RSVP: events@democracyendowment.e

  • Civil Society Under Russia’s Threat: Building Resilience in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

    Join Chatham House and EED for the presentation of Chatham House’s new research paper “Civil Society Under Russia’s Threat: Building Resilience in Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova”. Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova are at the front line of a heated battle for their own future.

  • Donbas Today and Tomorrow: Local and International Perspectives

    The Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels together with the European Endowment for Democracy and in cooperation with United Nations Ukraine are organising a conference to present the views of Ukrainian people on the present and the future of Donbas.

  • 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.

  • One World in Brussels

    The European Endowment for Democracy (EED) is a proud partner of One World in Brussels, a documentary film festival focusing on current issues related to human rights. At One World in Brussels, you will have a chance to see the best films of the One World International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival.

  • 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

  • Security or Democracy – do we need to make a choice?

    The European Endowment for Democracy in cooperation with the International Media Support, Danish Foreign Policy Society and Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy is organising a conference devoted to democratic challenges in the European Neighbourhood. The conference, taking place on 10 May 2017 in Copenhagen, will gather Danish democracy-support community, Member States’ representatives, high level speakers and democracy activists, to jointly discuss how Europe engages in supporting the development of democracy and democracy activists in the European Neighbourhood.

  • Civic activism and democratic values in Eastern Partnership countries

    On the occasion of III Eastern Partnership Days organised by East Poland House, the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) invited three of its grantees to speak about the situation of civic activism in their countries.

  • Ukraine: Groundwork laid for accelerating reforms

    Two years have passed since civil society organisations proposed a comprehensive roadmap of reforms to be implemented by the government in Ukraine. On 26 September, EED hosted an event bringing together experts to reflect on the state-of-play.