International Exchange and Advanced Training
Whoever wishes to spread liberal thought and to further its organisation around the world must promote a lively intercultural dialogue and exchange. Active listening and learning are crucial: true dialogue is based on tolerance and mutual respect. The task of the Department for International Exchange and Advanced Training in Germany at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is to foster and implement these liberal principles through facilitating a worldwide exchange of ideas.
#9 Talking about Strategic Communication
Why is it so important to have a clear communication strategy and how can you actually prepare for communication in a crisis?
How to build a liberal youth organisation
The political situation in Ukraine and Belarus could not be more different. However, openly liberal forces are few in both authoritarian Belarus and formally democratic Ukraine. The Republic of Belarus has been engulfed by lasting protests against the authoritarian regime of the country’s first and only President Alexander Lukashenko, triggered by his obviously fraudulent sixth re-election in August 2020.
#8 Talking about 25 Years of IAF
This year we have been celebrating the 25th anniversary of the IAF and together with its founding director Jörg Dehnert, his successor Birgit Lamm, and the current director of the IAF, Bettina Solinger, we're taking a trip down memory lane and learn how it all started in 1995, what challenges they faced over the years and what makes it all so special at IAF.
25 Years Promoting Freedom
We're celebrating 25 Years of the International Academy for Leadership (IAF)! Check out this video to see what we have achieved so far. Looking forward to many more seminars, visiting programs, participants and learnings!
#7 Talking about Smart Cities
By using “big data” and digitalization our cities can turn into smart cities and help us to manage today’s and future challenges of growing cities in fields such as administration, urban planning, environment, economic development and others. Transparency, participation and better decision making should be among the chances of smarter cities as well.
Campaign Planning - Online Programme for the Chilean Party Evópoli
Before scheduling the online meeting sessions for campaign planning to foster and train members of the Chilean party Evópoli on a local level, we were a bit excited. It was our first opportunity to embrace the online version of our popular international visiting programmes.
#6 Talking About Seminar Facilitation
"Have your program worked out doesn't mean that you are prepared" says Marike Groenewald, one of our guests in this podcast episode. Audience participation and engagement depends on the “way of being” of a facilitator.
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