The Friedrich Naumann Foundation 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, and working with local organization partners such as Center for Liberalism and Democracy, Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines, Rappler, Philippine Economic Society, and Impact Leadership, it aims to trigger discussions and initiate actions, thus promoting citizen engagement and empowerment in all sectors of society. Learn more about our work. Contact us and get to know the team
Changing My Course
Five policy hacks, which aims to improve Region 2’s local transport system were put into the spotlight in the culmination activity of ‘Ti Panagbaliw ti Dalan Ko” (Changing My Course) Policy Hackathon.
Freedom Flames: Ignited by Hope and Love
Recipients of Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s (FNF) Freedom Flame for 2021 were one in dedicating their respective awards to the country. “In receiving this award, we’re renewing our commitment to build a nation of hopefuls,” said Leni Velasco who accepted the award on behalf of Dakila.
Build Back Better: Business and Human Rights
“The primary responsibility to respect human rights rests on states,” said Focal Commissioner on Business and Human Rights of the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines, Commissioner Roberto Cadiz as he discussed the United Nation’s Guiding Principles on BHR.
Player 175: Freedom Cycle helped me become a law-abiding cyclist
The 1033 participants of Freedom Cycle Virtual Edition better understand their rights as road users, and their personal responsibilities for their own road safety.
Vibing to the Beat of Freedom
Music is a powerful uplift – a medium to express one’s self, and a means to connect with one another. A universal language that unifies communities, and shapes society. For this reason the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Philippines launched this year’s “Freedom Song” songwriting contest...
Freedom Vlog Masterclass!
Freedom of movement is a human right. It is about the mobility to travel freely from place to place, to gain livelihood. It is the foundation of a healthy society anchored on a progressive economy. It is one of the keys to the future of smart and sustainable cities.
"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.