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.
Through the glass ceiling - African female journalists fight their way up into leading positions
For one week, a group of female journalists from East Africa worked together on a variety of issues around the topic “women in leadership positions“. During the exchange with German female movers and shakers from media and politics, the African anchorwomen, editors in chief and specialist journalists were able to expand their own network and take home many ideas for their professional work.
Innovations in Facilitation and Program Design
From the Being of Facilitation to the Doing of facilitation, Syed Raza Ali shares with us why this two weeks workshop designed to get the new age moderators and facilitators fight both 'zoom fatigue' and ability to apply innovative, relevant and engaging facilitation methodologies leading to interactive events and learning sessions.
IAF Seminars 2023
Please find here the overview about all IAF seminars we offer in 2023
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya: "Tyranny is like cancer".
For years, Belarusian opposition leader Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya has been fighting for a free Belarus from exile in Lithuania and called for new elections after the rigged presidential elections. In the 17th Berlin Freedom Speech, she made a vehement plea for freedom and human rights and appealed to the international community for solidarity with the Belarusian opposition. For Tsikhanouskaya, it is clear that the fight for freedom is a global struggle that cannot be won alone.
What does 'Facilitating' mean for You?
Yuni Pulungan attended the 'Moderation: Facilitation and Program Design' programme, a two-week training seminar held by the International Academy for Leadership (IAF) at the beginning of last winter from 27 November - 09 December 2022. Click here to read what she learned in Gummersbach, Germany!
Liberal Human Rights Work 2022
In over 60 countries, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom promotes human rights and supports organizations and human rights defenders working for the protection of human rights and the rule of law. This report offers an insight into the foundation's Liberal Human Rights work in 2022.
Strategic Planning For Political Parties
The term value of freedom in an open society is the main priority to achieve the real importance of democracy. Respecting human rights needs to be placed human dignity at the noble level. The exchange of ideas and collective bargaining will form a new understanding of human life by applying these values.