Events

EED is widely recognised as a democracy hub – ‘Democracy House’ – inspiring discussion and debate. Join our events! 

World Forum for Democracy | Strasbourg, France, 2016 © European Endowment for Democracy

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. 

  • Can dialogue foster real change? How think tanks and civil society can influence decision-makers in North Africa

    Tunisia, Morocco and Algeria were already in crisis long before the COVID-19 pandemic hit in the spring of 2020, a situation exacerbated by the pandemic. All three countries are marked by rising socio-economic inequalities, lack of public services and widespread corruption. Political elites have been largely unresponsive with no demonstrated interest in genuine reform.Tunisia, once regarded as the only success of the 2011 Arab Spring revolution, is now on the verge of bankruptcy while its political class is accused of amateurism and inconsistencies leading to growing protest. In Morocco, de

  • An evolving role for Civil Society within Tunisia’s new political reality?

    This year’s presidential and parliamentary elections have changed Tunisia’s political landscape with the election of a new political class and citizens have great expectations of this new government. 

    The 217-member Assembly of Representatives is now a mosaic of political parties, and this is likely to lead to significant challenges and deadlock. Party political priorities, particularly of the majority parties, remain unclear. The presidential campaign was particularly controversial. These political developments have caused much uncertainty within civil society. It is expec

  • Four Years on: What has become of Tunisia’s Constitutional Promise?

    Democracy Reporting International (DRI) and the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) invite you to a debate on what has been achieved in Tunisia since the adoption of its Constitution, what the outlook is and what role the EU and its member states can play in supporting Tunisia’s democratisation process. 

  • Celebrating three years of EED

    The European Endowment for Democracy has been working to support civil society actors and democracy activists in the EU Neighbourhood since July 2013. During this period, EED has evolved from a concept put forward by EU Institutions and Member States into a vibrant, innovative member of the democracy support community.

    We are pleased to invite you to our Special Event to celebrate the Endowment’s three-year anniversary.