The association of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom with Sri Lanka is nearly five decades old. During the period 1968 to 2013, and upon recommencing its work in 2016 the Foundation's work focuses primarily on the core values of freedom and responsibility. The Foundation's contribution to Sri Lanka's political, socio-economic development over the years is well accepted, recognized and appreciated by legislators, opinion leaders, academics, and civil society actors.
The Liberal Alchemy: Crafting a World of Freedom
In the serene town of Gummersbach, nestled within the lush greenery of Germany, lies a unique academy that transforms the passionate hearts and inquiring minds of liberal enthusiasts from across the globe. This is not a tale of wizards and wands, but a real-world chronicle of the International Academy for Leadership (IAF), where I, Namini Panditha, founder of the Liberal Youth Movement in Sri Lanka, had the privilege to embark on an extraordinary journey of growth and discovery.
Taming the Digital Realm: Global Content Moderation Practices
In this in-depth publication on global content moderation practices, we explore the challenges and implications of regulating online platforms. Several authors highlight the importance of considering local socio-political and cultural contexts when enforcing content moderation, while others examine the delicate balance between regulation, digital rights, and freedom of expression.
Beyond Imagination: AI Art Contest on Liberal Values
In search of talents in AI art incorporating Liberal Values and taking the imagination beyond the mind into the digital world. We call upon all digital art enthusiasts to submit their AI Artwork in line with Liberal Values to win prizes. The Competition is open to all age groups worldwide.
Tunes of Freedom - Musical Journey for a better and freer world
An initiative that strives to bridge the gap between liberal values and the wider population by engaging both the logical and creative aspects of thinking. By appealing to both the left and right brain hemispheres, it aims to foster a comprehensive understanding and appreciation of liberal ideologies.
Glimmer of Hope for Sri Lanka's Economy in Q1-2023, but Challenges Remain
The first quarter of 2023 has brought with it a glimmer of hope for Sri Lanka's economy, which has been struggling in recent years. Despite some positive signs, however, it remains unclear whether the country can sustain this momentum and achieve long-term growth.
NextGenSL - Friedrich Naumann Foundation For Freedom holds post-Budget forum
Developing a constructive dialogue on the need for an inclusive development and growth trajectory via multi-constituency interests across the island and beyond individual party ideologies, the NextGenSL in collaboration with Friedrich Naumann Foundation For Freedom Sri Lanka held a post-Budget forum recently.
Responsible Business – Sustainable Supply Chains as driver for Global Competitiveness
Sustainability and profitability are no longer mutually exclusive. Today, transnational sustainability laws are legislated across the world to regulate global value chains. Regulations such as the German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act that will enter into force on 01 January 2023 oblige companies to comply with business due diligence and compliance standards across the supply chain within their business sector and goes beyond the existing legislations at national level.