The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom has been active in Jordan since 1984, implementing projects in the areas of decentralization, civic education, entrepreneurship, and free market economy. The Amman Office originally coordinated the Foundation’s projects in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and Iraq. Since 2016 it has been serving as FNF's Middle East and North Africa Regional Office. In Jordan, the FNF Office cooperates with a diverse array of partners including ministries and civil society organizations. Through various projects and events, FNF’s partners promote liberal values such as human rights, democracy, the rule of law and social market economy.
EdTech Nau The Education Technology Start-up Incubator @mySTARTUP
Educational Technology is on the rise! The COVID-19 pandemic forced us to go online, challenging the educators and students across the globe, and Jordan has been no exception. At the same time, technological solutions are an opportunity to make learning more effective, fun, accessible, and better adapted to our modern world.
A new UN Security Council: What does that mean for Jordan?
Germany will leave the UN Security Council in the beginning of 2021. Already today, its successor will be elected along with four other new non-permanent members. The world was never without crisis and there were certainly never good times for changing the members of the UN Security Council. But with the world slowly awakening from the COVID-19 shock, the US American elections ahead and a looming Israeli annexation plan of relevant parts of the West Bank: What does this “change of guard” mean for a volatile region like the Middle East? With a clear stand on current political issues, which allies will Jordan have in the only UN body whose decisions are binding under international law?
Internships at FNF Jordan
As a civic education organisation, we seek to further the education and provide experience to individuals who are looking to extend and deepen their political knowledge and practice within the framework of Freedom and Human Rights.
"How Can Journalists Join the Efforts to Stop the 'Disinfodemic'?"
Ever since the outbreak of COVID-19, journalists have been working around the clock to provide readers with comprehensive and up-to-date reporting on the global pandemic. Much of this coverage has focused on the reality of the crisis — what is happening, what can be expected, and new guidelines issued by governments. No crisis can be resolved without accurate and reliable information. At all levels, from governments to individuals, the decisions we make can be a matter of life and death and must be based on facts and science
Jordan: A Crisis for All - A Chance for Everyone
All over the world, governments are currently fighting a fearsome battle. Lives have become physically constrained and more virtual than ever before. The world has become more fragmented and less interconnected.
Experiencing the Magic of Jordan’s Freedom Factory
The Foundation's MENA office in Jordan has established the Freedom Factory. It developed into a place where liberal thoughts are springing into life and platforms of exchange have emerged.
Revenge of the Borders: Stories of Freedom, Innovation and Change
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) on Sunday organised a public event titled “Revenge of the Borders: Stories of Freedom, Innovation and Change” at Ras Al Ain Gallery – The Hangar with the aim of overcoming concrete and virtual walls separating and dividing societies on racial, social and religious bases.
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