Through the connection of EU experts, civil society, and decision makers we seek to foster open dialogue and discuss liberal policy solutions to European challenges. Together with our liberal partners, we develop formats and campaigns to promote rule of law, free markets and human rights. Moreover, we coordinate EU co-funded projects in the field of democracy support, development cooperation and human rights protection.
State Of The Union - Europe Lies Between Glasgow And Kabul
Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has given her speech on the State of the Union for the second time since she took office. The challenges are well known: the management of the COVID-19 pandemic, the greening of the economy and society, and the pressure for a more effective foreign policy.
Here is How to Craft your Story as a Liberal!
With a group of participants from the region, we discussed populism in the Visegrád (V4) countries and its relevance for political communication during the online workshop series „The Story of Visegrád”. Here is what we have learned on how to challenge the populist narrative.
Ground Zero - the Global War on Terror and the Fight for Liberal Values
September 11, 2001. A day of catastrophic consequences for liberal democracies worldwide - ineffable loss of life, the rise of a new wave of terrorism, the spreading of (newfound) fear and islamophobia in societies. The fight for liberal values elsewhere is contrasted with restricting our own liberal ideals at home – through surveillance and increased policing as preventative security provision.
Job Vacancy: Project Manager Central Europe and the Baltic States
As of 1st December 2021, the position of a Project Manager for Central Europe and the Baltic States at the Prague office will be filled full-time (40 hours/week) at least until 31st December 2022 (with a potential extension).
From Poland With Love - August
From humanitarian crisis at the Polish-Belarusian border over collapse of the ruling coalition to Poland Campus of the Future: In his monthly newsletter, our guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun gives us updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
Infosecurity.sk: Bi-Weekly Report on Emerging Disinformation Trends (August 16, 2021)
New changes related to Covid 19 measures and continuous disinformation narratives around vaccination. Those are the topics of the new bi-weekly report by STRATPOL – Strategic Policy Institute and Slovak Security Policy Institute. The report is part of Infosecurity,sk project monitoring activities of both Slovak and foreign disinformation actors, but focusing mainly on the former.
Online Exhibition: Journeys - Inspiring Stories of Migration in Europe
Few topics have been as divisive in recent years as migration. FNF Europe and MEP Jan-Christopf Oetjen (Renew Europe) sought out to change the narrative. We invited people to share their stories of migration with us at "Journeys: Inspiring Stories of Migration" and now it is time to share our online exhibition with you!