The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. In Southeast and East Asia, we have offices in Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Manila, Seoul, Taipei, and Yangon. We also work in Malaysia. The FNF Indonesia team works with the Ministry of Law and Human Rights of Indonesia, the Government of Wonosobo District, LeGePe, SeJuK, CIPS, InDeKS, and the Climate Institute. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Planting the Seeds for a Better Future: Inclusive Innovation in Global Food Systems
The global food system is frequently rattled by economic, political, and environmental shocks. The COVID-19 pandemic created an economic environment that pushed millions of people into severe malnutrition, food insecurity, and starvation. The ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine has raised food prices globally. The impacts of the climate crisis continue to put food production at risk. Ending world hunger will be one of the biggest challenges the global community will face within the next few decades. How, then, can G20 leaders move forward to create resilient food systems in the wake of geopolitical uncertainty?
German Unity Day Celebration 2022
On the 6th of October, FNF Indonesia, invited by the German Embassy, celebrated the German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit). FNF Indonesia along with other Stiftungen helped make the celebration merrier by showcasing our works at the event.
Human Rights in Indonesia: Public Service and Prison Management
As a result of Indonesia's prolonged authoritarian regime, some government officials and civil servants still lack knowledge surrounding human rights. Therefore, FNF Jakarta and Indonesia´s Ministry of Law and Human Rights have worked together to implement Human Rights in public policy. This includes the management of prisons, where waiting rooms for visitors are equipped with a nursing room and facilities for children.
REELING IN SUSTAINABILITY: Three Experts Weigh in on the Promotion of Sustainable Small-Scale Fisheries through the G20
The concept of sustainability is often framed as a vague and open-ended goal. Within the context of fisheries and aquaculture, the need for sustainability has become increasingly apparent through global food, health, and diet challenges. But what does sustainability look like for fisheries?
Ineradicable Child Marriage in Wonosobo: Who's Responsible?
The outstanding number of child marriage practices in Wonosobo, Central Java is highly alarming. FNF Indonesia along with Wonosobo Local Government collaborated to spread awareness and literacy against child marriage practices through an online discussion "Unravel the Complexity of Child Marriage in Wonosobo Regency".
Living in Harmony with Living Values Education
Diversity is inherent in Indonesian identity. However, in recent years, the anti-diversity atmosphere has increased as political dynamics have led to societal polarization. The current polarization is still very pronounced, mainly in social media timelines, especially those related to religious and ethnic sentiments.
Economic Freedom and Health Rights in Indonesia during the Covid-19 Pandemic
The government has implemented policies to limit community activities several times since positive cases of COVID-19 were found in Indonesia in early 2020. The restriction policy was deemed necessary to reduce the spread of the virus.