Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit
Comeback postponed - The USA at the WTO
President Biden wanted to use the 12th Ministerial Conference of the WTO to signal the US comeback one of the guarantors of the global trading system and show American willingness to increase cooperation on global trade issues. However, because of the spread of the new Covid-19 variant Omicron the meeting has been postponed indefinitely. This comes at a time when the WTO faces immense challenges from countless different angles.
It is Official, Hakainde Hichilema is President of the Republic of Zambia
It was a colourful gathering at Lusaka's National Heroes Stadium. Zambian people gathered along with many international dignitaries for a celebratory yet "modest" Presidential inauguration of the 7th President of Zambia, Hakainde Hichilema. In an inaugural speech which mapped the leader’s vision and plans to move Zambia forward, a promise to put human rights, rule of law, press freedom and economic growth at the centre of their administrations goals was made.
The Alliance of Her
The second Alliance of Her Session came to a close! After a long wait due to Covid, our participants were finally able to return to Belgium, the „home“ of the academy program. Watch our recap video to get a glimpse of our action-packed program and our talented participants & trainers!
Venezuela will face a new electoral farce on November 21
Venezuela will face a new electoral farce on November 21. Pedro Urruchurtu analyses, how the international community should act to not further legitimize an election that will not be held under democratic conditions and a regime that has imprisoned hundreds of political opponents.
Renewable energies in the Mediterranean: from the ambition of the Desertec project to the actual need for a real Euro-Mediterranean Green Deal.
It was under this premise that one of the most ambitious projects ever conceived to supply three continents with clean energy was born in 2003: the Desertec project, which aimed to create a network of renewable energy production centers, mainly concentrated solar energy, between Europe and the Middle East and North Africa, with the objective of producing enough electricity to cover a large part of the demand of the countries in the region in 2050.
The Consequences (Part 2)
“The Consequences” is a set of short essays that provides views on Afghanistan’s current situation under the Taliban’s second reign. The second block of this series provides information on the Taliban’s grasp of foreign relations, its response to the international community’s expectations and the resulting impact on the peace and stability of the country and the region.
The Foundation for Freedom in Germany and the World
Based on the principles of liberalism, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom offers political education in Germany and abroad. Our headquarter is located in Potsdam, and we maintain offices throughout Germany and in over 60 countries around the world.
With our events and publications, we help people to become actively involved in political affairs. We support talented young students with scholarships.