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.
What the Afghanistan moment means for Germany, the EU and NATO
Twenty years have passed since the beginning of the war in Afghanistan, one month since the last withdrawal of Western troops. The country has fallen back into the hands of those the country was "saved" from. On the twentieth anniversary of the start of the war in Afghanistan, Germany's, the EU's and NATO's Weltpolitikfähigkeit is put to the test.
From Poland With Love - September
From persistent humanitarian crisis at the Polish-Belarusian border over possible Polexit to the most beautiful house in the world: 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.
The Failed War on Terror
The world has become more dangerous because of the Doha Agreement. Twenty years after the US invasion of Afghanistan, the Taliban are back in power. The West has ceded the country to jihadism and created a space where terrorism can flourish, war correspondent Lynne O'Donnell analyses.
Tocqueville Today: Shaping the Future of Democracy Once More
Liberal democracy has delivered legal, political, and economic achievements which are unprecedented in Western political history. However, we also come to realize that this system has not been free of flaws and might be much more at danger than we anticipated.
European migration policy in the Mediterranean after the coronavirus pandemic
The EU's migration policy and mechanisms for dealing with the flow of migrants to our continent are many, diverse and constantly changing. This brief analysis does not attempt to examine the EU's various policies and organisations, but rather to outline some of the challenges and shortcomings that have arisen during this period of pandemic.
The freedom to be
Between 85 and 95 percent of Spaniards say they accept homosexuality and equal marriage, according to the results of various studies conducted in recent years. It may seem unlikely, but this is one of the highest numbers in the world, showing the undeniable respect for sexual freedom and openness in Spanish society.
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!