FNF has been actively working in Turkey with partners from civil society, academia, economy and politics since 1991, when we opened our office in Ankara. In 2002, we moved to Istanbul. Turkey is of crucial importance for Germany, Europe and the transatlantic cooperation due to its history, culture, economy, and geographical location. Therefore, FNF offers support to liberal-minded citizens and organizations in Turkey to promote liberal values in the society. This way, we strive to contribute to a liberal, democratic and prospering Turkey for all citizens.
News Workshop III: One step closer to the second issue of gazeteMLSA
MLSA’s third “News Workshop,” providing young journalists the opportunity to learn about indispensable concepts and techniques about the profession, took place between November 11-14 in Bolu.
30 Years of Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Turkey
It’s been 30 years since the Friedrich Naumann Foundation started its political educational work in Ankara. Since 2002 also from Istanbul we have been, together with partners from civil society, science, economy and journalism, promoting liberal values in society as well as the dialogue between Turkey and Germany as well as other countries in the region.
Youth Perspective on Turkey's Future
People all around the world are trying to understand young people and their views. Especially the technology they were growing up with compared to the older generations distinguishes them from each other as perhaps never before in history. The proportion of young people in Turkish society is another factor that makes them even more important for politics and business. In 2020 there were approximately 13 million people between the ages of 18-30 living in Turkey.
Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Plus Employees in Public and Private Sector in Turkey
The results of the " Situation of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans, Intersex and Plus Employees in Public and Private Sectors in Turkey Research 2021" conducted by Kaos GL and the Gender and Women's Studies Research Center at Kadir Has University and supported by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation have been published.
Meet Zeynep Dereli from Turkey
The up-and-coming Turkish politician, educational leader, businessperson with two decades of experience in several industries, and mother of two has much to tell about the worlds of business, politics, and education – not only in Turkey, but internationally. “Change in Turkey is imminent and the main catalysts of this change will be women”, says Zeynep Dereli, vice-president of the Democracy and Progress party (DEVA) and founder of Turkey’s first tech K-12 school, TINK, because “women are adaptable, we have this intrinsic ability.”
Education Monitoring Indicators
The Education Monitoring Indicators booklet is one of the products of the FNF-funded Education Data Literacy Summer School held between August 12-14, 2020. ERG has worked towards ensuring children’s right to quality education by helping to create evidence-based policies since 2003. To serve this purpose, ERG has been publishing Education Monitoring Reports, wherein quantitative data acquired from various sources are turned into education indicators
On July 27, Dilşad Budak-Sarıoğlu and her Türkland team, in cooperation with Friedrich Naumann Foundation Turkey, organized a film screening of their reading performance TÜRKLAND on the foundation’s YouTube channel with a follow-up discussion afterwards.