The European Dialogue of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom has offices in Brussels, Madrid, and Prague.
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.
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French pension reform enters into force despite protests and unrest
On September 1, the controversial French pension reform came into force. The reform is a key election promise of President Macron, who intends to make the pension system fairer, especially for future generations. But why does a large part of the population perceive this reform as undemocratic, when it is supposed to provide more justice?
Registration: Becoming Digital Communication Leaders Online Workshop Series
FNF Europe offers 5 online communications workshop to enhance your communication skills in the evolving digital media landscape. This series of webinars will focus on strategic communications, brand management, social media strategy, and mobile storytelling. Don't miss out on this opportunity to advance your communication abilities and promote liberal values. Registration is free, but mandatory. Find out more.
Félix Maradiaga, Nicaraguan opposition leader and former political prisoner visits Brussels
Nicaragua finds itself embroiled in a complex political landscape fraught with concerns surrounding democracy and human rights. In light of these developments, we pose three crucial questions to Félix Maradiaga, former political prisoner, who visited the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Brussels from the 19th-20th July, to shed light on the situation in Nicaragua and convey his message to Europe.
Internship at FNF Europe
Interested in liberal politics? Want to gain working experience in the capital of Europe? Eager to organise events and support the diverse activities of a German political foundation? Join us as an intern!
Europeans would like to see values-based foreign policy and ditch veto
A recent survey reveals that Europeans desire an EU foreign policy rooted in values, with a focus on security, human rights, and freedom. The poll, conducted across ten member states and commissioned by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, highlights a growing sentiment that the EU Council's veto system obstructs a more unified foreign policy. As Europe assumes a greater international role, citizens are increasingly engaged and concerned about the EU's stance on global issues. The findings also suggest a nascent European identity, signaling a potential shift towards a collective European political sphere.
Call for Applications: Becoming Digital Communication Leaders
Join FNF Europe's skill-building and networking platform to enhance your communication skills in the evolving digital media landscape. This two-day in-person workshop in Brussels, Belgium will focus on strategic communications, brand management, social media strategy, and mobile storytelling. Don't miss out on this opportunity to advance your communication abilities and promote liberal values. Apply now - Deadline has been extended to 14.7.!
Poems of Liberty: Project Europe 2050!
The newest edition of our "Poems of Liberty" series takes you on a journey to 2050. Our poets explore their visions and policies in the fields of democracy and participation, sustainability and international politics. The poems are supported by political analysis and comics by our Animate Europe artists.