From the National Endowment for Democracy:

On October 25-27, 2022, the World Movement for Democracy will hold its 11th Global Assembly in Taipei, Taiwan, to strengthen solidarity among democracy advocates around the world in their efforts to build a free world. Some 300 democracy activists, experts, policymakers, and donors from 70 countries will discuss how to counter today’s authoritarian challenges and help foster democratic momentum. The Global Assembly will be the largest international conference on democracy hosted by Taiwan since the pandemic. (Read more about the 11th Global Assembly.)


The Global Assembly will feature speakers such as Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Chair of the World Movement for Democracy’s Steering Committee Maria Ressa and The Atlantic’s Anne Applebaum, who will focus on how to fight for democracy and strengthen a fact-based media ecosystem. Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang will also participate in the event, highlighting Taiwan’s democratic resilience and innovation against authoritarian challenges, while underscoring its readiness to build and lead stronger unity among democracies around the world.