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.
The Western Balkans in the geostrategic power game
Like a catalyst, the Corona Crisis has favoured a "trend towards autocratization". Russia and China are gaining more influence via the supply of vaccines to the West Balkans. A leaning of South-East European countries always more autocrat allies is beckoning increasingly likely, concludes Michael Roick doe the German Daily Mirror.
„A Rocky Road and the Path ahead“
Die Stiftung und ihre Partner in der Region unterstützen rurale Gebiete dabei, essenzielle „smarte“ Lösungsansätze und Dienste für Bürger zu konzipieren und umzusetzen. Klimasensible „Smart City“-Konzepte sollen für den ländlichen Raum angepasst werden und in Zukunft den negativen Entwicklungstrends in den ländlichen Lebensräumen entgegengewirkten – z.B. durch nachhaltigere digitale Dienste für Bürger.
Dayton at 25
During October and November 2020 FNF organized a polling of 1529 young people in Bosnia (aged 18 to 30), which was conducted by Valicon online. The idea was to get a glimpse into the minds of young people at 25th Dayton anniversary.
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