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In the third episode of Freeworld Connect the focus lies on Hong Kong democracy in the shadow of covid-19 and how Beijing uses the situation to undermine it. The participants are Wong Yik Mo (HK), opposition leader and human rights advocate, Janet Pang (HK), former legislative ...
In the second episode the focus lies on the crash in oil prices, its effect on Russia and other oil producing countries and on the geopolitical development at large.  Our participants are Syed Kamall (UK), research director Institute of Economic Affairs, Edward Lucas (UK), senior vice ...
Stockholm Free World Forum launched Freeworld Connect on the 15th of April. The first broadcast highlights the topic of Chinese desinformation in the wake of the Corona crisis. The participants are experts Marcus Kolga (Canada), Lindsay Hughes (Australia), Patrik Oksanen (Sweden), chairman of Stockholm Free World ...

Freeworld Connect

April 17, 2020
Scroll down to find all the episodes. The world is going through unprecedented challenges to freedom, democracy and market economy. This development is taking place despite the fact that these principles and values have contributed to formidable global achievements during ...

Anders Åslund becomes a senior fellow at Stockholm Free World Forum

April 17, 2020
Stockholm Free World Forum can proudly announce that Dr. Anders Åslund is now associated to the think tank as a Senior Fellow. He is a leading specialist on economic policy in Russia, Ukraine and Eastern Europe. Dr. Åslund has served ...
Oscar Jonsson, senior fellow at Stockholm Free World Forum, has been awarded the John McCain Dissertation Award for 2020. The ceremony took place during the Munich Security Conference, which took place between the 14th and 16th of February.  Jonsson was ...
The protests for justice and democracy in Hong Kong continue. Meanwhile, politicians in the Legislative Council (LegCo) prepare for elections scheduled to be held later this year. Currently dominated by Pro-Beijing members, the LegCo’s Pro-Democracy camp aim to repeat the ...
In the recent years, the threat from propaganda and disinformation to open societies have received increasing attention. Several actors are purposefully trying to distort the open debate in Western democracies, and it seems to have an effect. What are the key ...
The Arctic region has long been considered a place of low tension, partially isolated from great power struggle. However, with the melting of the ice caps, and the rise in geopolitical tensions, the Arctic region has become an increasingly politicised ...
Latvian PM Dr. Krišjānis Kariņš spoke at the Stockholm Free World Forum on June 27. Sweden and Latvia share a common history, interrupted, in Kariņš words, by a "50 year break" of Soviet occupation.