FNF Philippines provides platforms on open and digital society, as well as social market economy. It provides innovative solutions that translate complex concepts of freedom into language that is relatable to Filipinos. By utilizing digitally innovative tools in its programs and activities, it aims to trigger discussions and initiate actions, thus promoting citizen engagement and empowerment in all sectors of society.
"This is the Nobel Prize for journalism"
"This is for all of us - I'm in shock..." These were the words Maria Ressa used to tearfully comment on her nomination as the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The nomination as Nobel Peace Prize laureate honors Maria Ressa's tireless and courageous fight for freedom of speech and press freedom, two fundamental prerequisites for democracy and peace.
FNF Alumni Network Talk About the German Elections 2021
In time of a pandemic, people have found creative ways to get together despite all odds.
We live in a world where everything is accessible to us at the touch of our fingertips. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom held a virtual alumni gathering last September 24, 2021 to discuss important contemporary events and issues.
Are We There Yet?
She’s done three 200-kilometer ride that each lasted ten hours. She’s conquered Baguio on her bike, cycling at an elevation of up to 8,000 meters. She’s had a few scratches and small bruises, but fortunately, not a serious injury. She’s always ready for another bike challenge, a new adventure.
Join Freedom Cycle Virtual Edition
FNF Philippines aims to bring the cycling community in one platform where members can discuss environmental sustainability, road sharing safety, and mobility rights that lead to economic freedom. It has always promoted the use of bike to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to encourage active transport and smart mobility.
What Moves You?
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation Philippines supports local transport initiatives that contribute to the realization of a people-centric mobility system, and ultimately, to building sustainable smart cities. Promoting alternative modes of transport, and identifying efficient transport infrastructure that integrates technology are central in the efforts to achieve smart mobility.
Next President Should Ensure Democratic Space
“Magbigay ng espasyo sa halaga ng papel ng mga sektor para sa isang mahusay at maayos na pamamahala.” (Give space, and recognize the contribution of the different sectors to governance.) This is the challenge for the next leader posed by Jessica Amon, community organizer for the urban poor, in a webinar on 11 August 2021.
Human Rights Defenders – Fighting for Freedom and Democracy
The large-scale, pro-democracy protest movements of recent years have demonstrated: Individuals take extremely high risks when they campaign for civil and human rights and for free and fair elections in states where human rights are frequently violated. Our publication is dedicated to the work of human rights defenders - pro-democracy activists, opposition politicians and their supporters, whose important work continues to go unnoticed too frequently.