"A single spark can start a raging fire, which is why this year, the Oslo Freedom Forum is dedicated to catalysts: women and men who have realized that while individuals can’t change the world on their own, the world can’t change without individuals. That even if you are the first person to stand up, you won’t find yourself standing alone for long."May 23 - 25) to promote human rights worldwide. Since 2009 Oslo Freedom Forum has been a gathering point for grassroots activists, policy makers and artists with themes focused on advancing human rights and freedom for all. In 2012 the Václav Havel Prizes for Creative Dissent was inaugurated at the Oslo Freedom Forum. The Oslo Freedom Forum has an archive of past presentations of all the Freedom Forums available online.
The event will be broadcast live over Livestream.
Two Cuban speakers will be addressing the Oslo Freedom Forum this year:
.@RosaMariaPaya won’t stop fighting for democracy in Cuba & justice for her father. #OsloFF https://t.co/znWEHTxD2O pic.twitter.com/yxXLqHvefg— Oslo Freedom Forum (@OsloFF) May 15, 2016