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.
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!
New Publication: Taxation Matters
In 2020, the European Dialogue of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Brussels and the EPICENTER Network carried out a competition to find new, innovative ideas, on how tax policy regimes across Europe can become more competitive and driven by key liberal values of efficiency, neutrality, and fairness.
Envisioning a nuclear-save world: nuclear arms control, disarmament and deterrence
Thirty years after the signing of the the START Treaty, US-Russian negotiations still lie at the heart of the global rules-based order to control and reduce nuclear weapons. Although recent talks between the two powers are a good sign, other actors have to step up their efforts to address the growing threat of nuclear proliferation.
The World Health Organisation says vaccination is one of the most affordable health solutions
The World Health Organisation has stated that vaccination is one of the most cost-effective health interventions available. Efficient vaccination programmes provide protection and save millions of people from illness, disability and death; however, they also have the power to control and even eradicate disease.
Liberal Voices on Circularity
On its course “from strategy to delivery”, the European Commission presented its new “Fit for 55” climate package last week. The target is to cut CO2 emissions by 55% by 2030. The goal is ambitious, analyses Nele Fabian, as she recaps our first Liberal Sustainability Week on the Future of Consumption.
Franco-German Defence Cooperation
A number of major dossiers on the future of defence cooperation in the EU are on the agenda of the next German government (federal elections scheduled for September this year). Looking at the different defence policies in Germany and France, the fundamental debate between inclusiveness and the ability to act in European foreign and defence policy becomes apparent.
CO2 Border Adjustment: How is the EU Going to Save the Climate?
On 14 July, EU Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented a comprehensive package of proposals to implement climate policy in the EU. Entitled "Fit for 55", the package contains 13 laws to help achieve the Union's climate goals. What does the package include, what can be expected on the implementation track, and can the timetable be kept?