The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. Our South Korea project is focused on forward-looking topics such as smart cities and the 4th industrial revolution. The North Korea project organizes capacity-building programs in environmental planning and water management. We work with the Center for Local Autonomy, Hanyang University (CLA), Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID), and many other local partners. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Digital Book of Condolences for Dr. Taaks
The FNF Korea team wanted to create a space to leave messages for Dr. Taaks and further honour his memory. To make this place easily accessible worldwide, we created an website where you can leave messages for the digital book of condolences.
Dr. Christian Taaks, the Head of FNF Korea office passed away on Sep 10, 2022 at the age of 61. FNF Korea deeply mourns the passing away of Dr. Christian Taaks.
An Overview of South Korean Media’s EU Representation before and after COVID-19
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Southeast and East Asia and Prof. Sae Won Chung from Pukyong National University have collaborated to produce a policy paper entitled “Overviewing South Korean Media’s EU Representation before and after COVID-19: A Semantic Network Approach”. The paper aims to analyse the South Korean media representation of the EU pre- and post COVID-19 pandemic.
VSA visits South Korea for a study trip
The Verband der Stipendiaten und Altstipendiaten (VSA) is an official alumni organization composed of present and former scholarship holders of FNF that has over 2,300 members worldwide. From the 24th of September until the 2nd of October, VSA-group visited South Korea and FNF Korea office in Seoul for a study trip and took part in various programs.
Metaverse, how will it change us?
On July 25th 2022, the third seminar of the seminar series ‘Global Citizen Dialogue – Future by us’ was held at the POSCO Center in Seoul. The seminar series is a collaborative education project of FNF and POSCO TJ Park Foundation. This time the seminar was held with a topic of ‘New Future, New Humanities - Together with Metaverse'.
2022 FNF-KLID Seminar on 'Examples of digital transformation of local governments'
FNF Korea and its partner Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID) held a seminar on digital transformation on July 13th, 2022 in Seoul with the theme of 'Examples of digital transformation of local governments'.
FNF SEEA Journalist Training Program 2022
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) would like to cooperate with five freelance journalists (or teams) in Southeast and East Asia by supporting their research and their publication of a multimedia feature article about “LGBTQ+ Life in Southeast and East Asia”. Our Program includes training by high-profile journalists and a 2,000 Euros honorarium for your multimedia article.