September 1, 2023 - September 4, 2023

Freedom not Fear 1-4 September 2023

Freedom not Fear (fnf) is an annual self-organised conference on privacy and digital rights. People from all across Europe meet and work towards more freedom in the digitalised world, plan actions against increasing surveillance and other attacks on civil rights.

Location: Brussels, Belgium

Organiser: Freedom Not Fear

Register here

Freedom not fear 2023


Venue: Mundo Madou, Avenue des Arts 7-8, 1210 Brussels
Hotel: Adagio Access Brussels Europe, 12 rue de l’Industrie, Brussels (OpenStreetMap)
European Parliament (EP): 60 rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60, Brussels (OpenStreetMap)

Participation – Do I need to register?

The event is open for all and no registration is needed, if you just want to take part Friday to Sunday.

If you want to take part in the EP visit on Monday and apply for any reimbursements, you do have to register.

Option 1: Participation Fr-Sun, no EP visit, no (travel) allowance:
Freedom not Fear 2023 is self-organised and free, you do not need to register to take part in the conference at Mundo Madou from Friday to Sunday evening. If you do not register, please e-mail to let them know when you are planning to come.

Option 2: Participation whole event, EP visit & (travel) allowance:
By registering you benefit from a reimbursement of your actual travel expenses (see “Travel reimbursement”) and optional affordable accommodation arranged. For any allowance you MUST take part in the official EP visit on Monday, 4 September 20233. No show = no money. If you want to take part in the EP visit, you MUST register before 17 July 2023 via this form:

Registration fee & expenses

There is a registration fee of 50 € for the expenses  to cover in in advance, such as venue hire, hotel booking and catering. However, you will not be charge of anything, contributions are highly appreciated but voluntarily. After the event you may receive a reimbursement of your actual travel expenses plus an allowance of up to 100 €.

Find out more about the event here.