Project Office Ukraine and Belarus
As the liberal German political foundation, we help promote freedom and responsibility in our project countries by means of political education. We support like-minded partners in politics, civil society, media and science in their pursuit of an open society, the rule of law, the enforcement of universal human rights and a rule-based market economy. In addition, we create opportunities for exchange and dialogue with liberal forces across Europe and worldwide.
The most powerful weapon to change the world
Leading with integrity and persistence, former teacher Liliia Hrynevych managed to transform the education system in Ukraine. Discover the story of the #femaleforwardinternational ambassador and educator that brought each child’s individual success to the heart of the school system.
Meet Liliia Hrynevych from Ukraine
Meet Liliia Hrynevych from Ukraine- the educator that brought each child’s individual success to the heart of the school system.
Human Rights Defenders – Fighting for Freedom and Democracy
The large-scale, pro-democracy protest movements of recent years have demonstrated: Individuals take extremely high risks when they campaign for civil and human rights and for free and fair elections in states where human rights are frequently violated. Our publication is dedicated to the work of human rights defenders - pro-democracy activists, opposition politicians and their supporters, whose important work continues to go unnoticed too frequently.
Women Leading Protests – Female Voices For Democracy
Around the world, women are leading the fight for freedom and democracy. The documentary film "Women Leading Protests - Female Voices for Democracy" by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation looks at the stories of four women who have been involved in protests for democracy in various forms.
IAF Schedule 2021 | FNF Ukraine
Please find here the overview about all IAF (The International Academy for Leadership) seminars we offer in 2021. If you are interested in participating or wish to receive more information please contact - before the indicated closing date - the Friedrich Naumann Foundation representative in your country who will kindly give you more details about taking part in our seminars!
Press Freedom in East and Southeast Europe
The organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has published its ranking of press freedom this year - unfortunately with not too many positive results, neither for the world in general, nor for the region of East and Southeast Europe (ESEE) in particular, where the Foundation is active with 18 projects.
What can be done to counter fake news?
The 2016 US presidential elections moved the debate about phenomena such as “hate speech” and “fake news” to the centre of public attention. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom therefore commissioned the communication researchers Dr Philipp Müller and Nora Denner to analyse the impact of these phenomena.