For almost three decades (1992), the Friedrich Naumann Foundation has been active for freedom in the Western Balkans and supports the countries on their way to a united Europe. From her project office in Belgrade she coordinates her political education work and advice in Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Kosovo. Together with her partners from politics, science and civil society, she works primarily on the topics of human and civil rights, digital and open society, democracy and the rule of law as well as communicating political strategies and market-economy structures.
Meet Vukosava Crnjanski from Serbia
Serbia is a country which has been through a lot and so have this country’s tireless activists. Against all odds, the years of slowly building a healthier dialogue about politics, independent journalism, and human rights have not left a mark on Vukosava Crnjanski’s motivation.
Assessing Croatia's policy performance within the European Union
"Although many things still need to be repaired and improved, Croatia has achieved much in geopolitical terms by becoming an EU Member State (as well as a NATO member). Had it not done so, Croatia would have been left under the significant influence of the authoritarian Russian regime. In this way, Croatia's example can help Serbia and other countries of the Western Balkans and Eastern Partnership on their path towards (more) freedom and the EU".
When an experienced journalist selflessly shares his knowledge
Would you like to work for a well-known German news agency? Would you like to know what an editor there expects from a journalist? The textbook Quality Journalism in Southeast Europe by the long-time head of the DPA office in Belgrade, Thomas Brey, in some ways opens the doors of this agency to both journalism students and more experienced journalists.
From independence to Europe. What comes next?
In recent years, the Foundation for Freedom has commemorated the "peaceful revolutions of freedom" thirty years ago in numerous events and publications, which found perhaps their most emblematic expression in German reunification. However, this revolutionary democratic change did not extend to the entire continent. Particularly the countries of the former Yugoslavia suffered from excesses of violence.
Regular Economic Report
This is the first edition of the tri-monthly economic report by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Successive reports will follow economic trends in BiH within a three months period. The aim is to document the economic reality of BiH and based on the conclusion recommend a course of actions to improve the economic situation in BiH.
Mladić’s final verdict
Lifelong sentence for war crimes for Ratko Mladić, the military commander of the Army of Republika Srpska was confirmed yesterday in courthouse of the International Residual Mechanism for War Crimes in Hague.
In our new series of interviews, we ask women from different professional and political perspectives how they categorize and evaluate topics that essentially revolve around equal rights, equality and self-determination. This time we asked Milena Marić, a master sociologist, longtime activist and documentary filmmaker to comment on feminism, women's political participation and women’s quota.
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