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  • About the Museum
  • Mission, vision and values
  • Board of Directors
  • Our Team
  • Strategic Allies
  • Annual Reports
  • It's On Me!
About the Museum

Museum of Freedom and Human Rights

The Museum of Freedom and Human Rights is the flagship project of the Democracy and Freedom Foundation which focuses on the defense of human rights and their importance in Panama and the rest of the world. The museum has all of the following:

  • Three exhibition rooms with the most modern technology in Panama.
  • Tour guides with in-depth knowledge of the museum's subject matter.
  • Temporary exhibitions and a variety of public programs.
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Mission, vision and values


Our mission is to be a museum of individual and collective memory which documents the events and milestones which took place throughout the evolution of democracy and human rights in the Republic of Panama and the world.


We aspire to promote a more responsible, participative, empowered and inclusive society, which remains vigilant of its rights, and which strives to build a country which is fully free and democratic.


Our museum is trustworthy, inclusive, educational, dynamic, and universal.

Board of Directors

Dr. Raúl A. Morales Rubio


Founding member. Doctor of Dental Surgery specialized in orthodontics, and professor in the Master's Degree Program in Orthodontics in the University of Panama. Professor, Andrews Foundation for Orthodontic Research and Education, in San Diego, California, United States of America. Ex-president, Sociedad Panameña de Ortodoncia y Ortopedia Dentofacial, and Associate Editor of the Andrews Journal of Orthodontics and Orofacial Harmony. International speaker.

Ignacio Mallol Tamayo

Vice President

Architect, founder and president of Mallol Arquitectos, a firm that has won awards in architecture biennials in Panama and Central America, as well as in national and international competitions.

Pedro Fábrega Parada


Businessman and entrepreneur, he sits on the board of several local organizations. Member of the Consejo Nacional de Educación (Conased). While working for Xerox Corporation, he held leadership positions in over 20 countries.

Mahesh Khemlani Sadhwani


Businessman, entrepreneur, and financier, he sits on the board of several local organizations. Ex-vice minister of finance of Panama. Member of the National Committee of United World Colleges.

I. Roberto Eisenmann Vallarino


Presides over The Eisenmann Companies, Inc., and sits on the board of several local organizations.

Dalia P. de Gateño


Graduated from Georgetown University in 1995 majoring in International Relations, with concentration in Development Economics. She is the CFO of Cerro Punta, S.A. She is also president of Friends of Yad Vashem Panama, an organization dedicated to education and memory of the Jewish Holocaust during WWII.

Moisés Cohen Mugrabi


Banker, entrepreneur, and lawyer. Founder and president of the board of directors of Capital Bank and Sistemas Jurídicos, S.A., among other businesses. Ex-president of the Asociación Bancaria de Panamá (Panama's Banking Association). Member of APEDE, the Asociación Amigos Yad Vashem Panamá, the Club Rotario de Panamá (Panama's Rotary Club), and the Fundación JUPÁ.

Our Team

Elvira López Fábrega

Edna Mosquera

Maylin Pérez Parrado

Yolanis García

Valerie Villamonte

Alex Neuman

Executive Director

Educational Program Coordinator

Associate Curator

Tour Guide

Tour Guide

TIC Consultant

Strategic Allies


Gobierno de Panamá

Ministerio de Economía y Finanzas
Ministerio de Educación
Despacho de la Primera Dama
Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores
Autoridad de Turismo

Non-governmental Organizations

Fundación Emet

Crime Stoppers Panamá

Fundación Unidos por la Niñez

Oficina del Alto Comisionado de Naciones Unidas para Derechos Humanos (OACNUDH)

Private Sector

Founding Allies

Corporación La Prensa, S.A.

Mallol Arquitectos

National Allies

Constructora Ripard

Q Films

International Allies

Agencia EFE

Carter Center

Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos (CIDH)

Organización de los Estados Americanos (OEA)

Centro por la Justicia y el Derecho Internacional

Instituto Multimedia de Derechos Humanos

Embajada de Italia en Panamá


de México en Panamá

Annual Reports

Annual Reports 2022 - 2023

It's On Me!

"It's On Me!" Program

The "It's On Me!" program is a way to give access to lower income children and youth to our education program.

With your help, together, we can build a more just, tolerant, and caring society.



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