Op 9 maart organiseerde de FMS een Politiek Café in Studio/K in Amsterdam over mensenrechten aan de randen van Europa. Buitenlandwoordvoerder van de PvdA, Michiel Servaes, en Europarlementariër Kati Piri gingen in gesprek met diverse mensenrechtenactivisten en woordvoerders van minderheden.
On 14 November, Foundation Max van der Stoel had the honour to meet Azeri dissidents and human rights activists Leyla and Arif Yunus. It has been one year since Arif was released from prison in Azerbaijan, on 12 November 2015, and FMS asked Leyla and Arif about their story and views on the human rights situation in Azerbaijan, the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and the plans for the future.
On 21 September Blinibioscoop and Foundation Max van der Stoel are organising a screening of documentary film "Age of Delirium," which focusses on the fall of the Soviet Union, followed by a panel discussion. The film screening will begin at 15:00, the panel at 17:00, to be followed by the Bliniscoop traditional pancakes. Entrance fee is 5 Euros, and includes pancakes. The working language will be English.