Global Innovation Hub
The Global Innovation Hub of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was reopened in Taipei in 2021. The hub focuses on the topics of "Digital Transformation" and "Innovation for Democracy". With an international network of experts, the hub supports the Foundation as a creative innovation platform for liberalism.
Webinar: When Globalisation Meets Geopolitics in the Semiconductor Supply Chain
Join us for the online publication launch event as we unveil a deep dive into the global semiconductor industry's intricate supply chain dynamics. Date and Time: 2023/11/30 17:00-18:30 (GMT+8)
Hacking Democracy Conference: Examples of Collaboration between Civic Tech Communities and Governments Around the World
Have you thought about how the people and governments can to co-create or optimize digital services together? Register for 2023 Hacking Democracy Conference to explore successful cases around the world! The Conference will be on Oct 27, 2023, GMT 8:00-11:00am (GMT+8 16:00-19:00), online via webex.
Fighting Disinformation "Countering Russian and Chinese Narratives Worldwide"
In recent years, disinformation campaigns drew attention to the dangers associated with the vast proliferation of social media platforms, the enormous access to create and circulate content, and the potential use of such platforms in a new type of war between political antagonists. Disinformation is the deliberate spreading of false information, often aimed at inflicting harm on others.
Innovation for Democracy Cafe: Can VR Augment the Experience of Human Rights and Democracy Education?
Have you ever tried Virtual Reality (VR) movie or games? On Sept. 25, 17:00-18:00 (GMT+8), the 5th Innovation for Democracy Cafe will explore how to use VR to innovate the approaches of human rights and democracy education with two experts: Ms Singing Chen and Ms Zoe Lee! This time, we will hold the Cafe both on-site at Woomanpower and online via webex. If you attend on-site, you'll get the chance to experience the VR rooms!
Data Processing Guide for Democracy and Human Rights Advocates
Got lost again in a pile of excel spreadsheets? Seeing a big amount of data on your desktop but do not know how to deal with them or turn them into a useful resource? Check out our guide for democracy and human rights advocates on how to process data and the Data Processing Training for Democracy and Human Rights Advocates workshop we hold on March 29! The guide will lead you to turn data into a useful resource step by step.
Defending Freedom and Democracy: is our battle against disinformation lost?
Disinformation threatens freedom and democracy. Mexico, Ecuador, and the Philippines face risks to journalists, influencers shaping opinion, and state-backed falsehoods. Collaborative efforts are needed to counter it. Explore the impact, role of facts, and urgent need for evidence-based content to protect democracy. Who fights disinformation? Future of fact-checking? Balancing privacy and free speech? Find answers in this thought-provoking article.
Our New Global Innovation Hub in Taipei
On March 21, 2023, the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom (FNF) inaugurated its "Global Innovation Hub" with a reception in Taipei. Bettina Stark-Watzinger, Germany’s Minister of Education and Research, was the guest of honour and opened the new Global Innovation Hub as a member FNF´s Board of Trustees. She was in Taiwan in her capacity as a Minister.