For almost three decades (1992), the Friedrich Naumann Foundation has been active for freedom in the Western Balkans and supports the countries on their way to a united Europe. From her project office in Belgrade she coordinates her political education work and advice in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo. Together with her partners from politics, science and civil society, she works primarily on the topics of human and civil rights, digital and open society, democracy and the rule of law as well as communicating political strategies and market-economy structures.
„A Rocky Road and the Path ahead“
Die Stiftung und ihre Partner in der Region unterstützen rurale Gebiete dabei, essenzielle „smarte“ Lösungsansätze und Dienste für Bürger zu konzipieren und umzusetzen. Klimasensible „Smart City“-Konzepte sollen für den ländlichen Raum angepasst werden und in Zukunft den negativen Entwicklungstrends in den ländlichen Lebensräumen entgegengewirkten – z.B. durch nachhaltigere digitale Dienste für Bürger.
Dayton at 25
During October and November 2020 FNF organized a polling of 1529 young people in Bosnia (aged 18 to 30), which was conducted by Valicon online. The idea was to get a glimpse into the minds of young people at 25th Dayton anniversary.
COVID-19 - Economic Perspective for Bosnia and Hercegovina
Within the second report of the FNF Foundation, entitled Covid-19, the economic perspective of Bosnia and Herzegovina, we try to offer reviews and solutions with a long-term perspective in the (post) Covid-19 era. As in the first report, measures for all levels of government in Bosnia and Herzegovina are listed, but now they are not short-term intervention measures, but long-term frameworks for action.
After the resignation of President Thaci
The president of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, resigned six months before the end of his term of office to face charges of war crimes brought by the professional chambers in The Hague.
Smart City Festival 2020
Can smart solutions, digital transformation processes and adaptive innovation prepare societies for global crises like COVID-19 and beyond? This essential question guided the 4th international SMART CITY FESTIVAL 2020.
Hybrid Protests Against a Hybrid Regime
Serbia has a long tradition of anti-government and anti-systemic protests. The 1990s, marked by the authoritarian rule of Slobodan Milošević, wars, the dissolution of Yugoslavia, international sanctions and general impoverishment, witnessed a great number of opposition rallies as a reaction to these deteriorating circumstances and the regime’s undemocratic practices.
How Europe Works For LGBTI Rights
The transition from an authoritarian political environment and closed market economy to all that the European Union (EU) stands for has been a long process that started two decades ago in Serbia, after the victory of the Democratic opposition. Following the EU – Western Balkans summit in Thessaloniki in 2003, the accession of Serbia to the EU became an inevitable and irreversible process.