The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom has been present in Greece since 2012 and is based in Athens. By strengthening liberal forces and conveying liberal values and positions, the Greece Office contributes to the development and consolidation of a pluralist democracy and an open, market economy and rule of law in Greece. It is committed to preserving freedom of action with the aim of strengthening European values in Greece.
Empowering Greece's female future
In the vibrant city of Athens, a group of progressive women recently gathered for the second session of the Political Leadership Development Training, organized by the Liberal Alliance (FISY) and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Greece and Cyprus. The central theme of this session was clear and compelling: empowering and preparing women to take an active role in Greek politics.
Call for Papers: Conference “The challenges of liberal democracy today”
On December 4-5, 2023, the Center for Liberal Studies and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Greece and Cyprus, in cooperation with distinguished scientific institutions, organize in Athens an academic conference under the topic “The challenges of liberal democracy today”. The conference is organized in the framework of the global dialogue campaign "Reshape Europe" on how Europe can become more resilient against the opponents of freedom and liberal democracy, and more effective in dealing with the great contemporary challenges.
Change it All through Politics
On June 29, the Centre for Liberal Studies, under the auspices of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Greece & Cyprus, unfolded a pivotal event - aiming to mould young Greeks into responsible and proactive leaders, thereby fostering a society that is more free, inclusive, and open. At this session, engaging young speakers took to the stage, offering a glimpse into their rich experiences within the contemporary Greek political landscape
Change it all: By working in a Think Tank
Are you young or student and want to make a difference in a rapidly changing society? Are you chasing your dreams and want to achieve them through your career? Do you want to live and create in Greece –as a model of a European state? No need to look around! Change Everything: Dream Greece 2033 is here to equip you with the knowledge, skills and network you need. Τhe Center for Liberal Studies, with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Greece and Cyprus, orchestrated a stirring event on June 8 where experts delved deep into the heartbeat of think tanks and their potential to shape the future.
Change it All: By strengthening your voice in social media
Are you young and want to make a difference in a rapidly changing society? Are you chasing your dreams and want to achieve them through your career? Do you want to live and create in Greece –as a model of a European state? No need to look around! Change Everything: Dream Greece 2033 is here to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and network you need. Τhe Center for Liberal Studies, with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Greece and Cyprus, hosted a spirited event on June 1st to discuss how young people can use social media to make a difference.
2nd MORE Report: Chapter III. Mitsotakis’ historic visit to the Greek minority in Albania
This executive summary of "Mitsotakis’ historic visit to the Greek minority in Albania" is part of the 2nd Media Observatory Report (MORE). MORE is part of ALGREE project and aims to highlight through recent case studies how media, which influence and shape public opinion attitudes, fail to provide accurate information and a good understanding of the improved bilateral relations at the level of official politics and the societal bonds that exist and remain at the context of misconceptions and prejudices.
Human Rights Defenders: Journalists
The UN Declaration on Human Rights Defenders was adopted 25 years ago. The third edition of the publication "Human Rights Defenders" portrays media professionals who often accept personal threats to expose injustice and thus become human rights defenders in their home countries. „Our freedom, too, is only as secure as we ourselves are willing to stand up for it. Freedom of media and opinion was, is and will remain a definite indicator of how free the people in a country really are", says Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger, Deputy Chairwoman.
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