The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) is Germany’s liberal foundation. All of our work is guided by liberty as its fundamental value. Being active in Germany and in around 60 project countries worldwide, we promote freedom, human rights, the rule of law, and market-based economies. FNF briefs decision makers in Berlin and publishes reports. With a wide range of topics such as Education, Digital and Open Society, Future of Market Economy and International Issues, we facilitate dialogue, organize conferences and invite experts for increasing exchange between Vietnam and Germany. The Foundation opened its office in Vietnam in 2012.
Vietnam MoFA and FNF signing a Cooperation Agreement to implement EVFTA
On August 26, at the headquarters of MOFA, Country Director of FNF Vietnam - Andreas Stoffers and Director of the Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation of MOFA - Mrs. Nguyen Minh Hang had signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)
Low public debt as recipe for Vietnam’s success and repositioning
Vietnam's public debt has decreased to about 55.0% of GDP by the end of 2020. This sound fiscal policy - together with prudent monetary policy - makes Vietnam fit for the post-Covid 19 crisis era. This paves the way for the country's powerful repositioning.
The Role of the New Investment Law and EVFTA
Since the New Investment law is aimed to ease the doing of business in Vietnam it will have a positive impact on the attraction of FDI and the improvement of Vietnam’s business environment. This effect is perfectly timed with the positive effects of free trade agreements and creates synergies in times of Vietnam’s repositioning after the Covid19 crisis.
FNF supports improving investment environment and provincial competitiveness
On June 13, 2020, FNF Vietnam and Bac Giang province had co-organized the conference of "Analysis of Bac Giang’s ...
EVFTA – “from macro level to micro level”
In 2020, EVFTA (and soon EVIPA) has opened a new chapter in the relations between Vietnam and the EU. On the macro level, EVFTA was introduced to all relevant circles in politics, administration and business. MOFA’s road show to the provinces, which was supported by FNF was very supportive.
Peace House Shelter - A home to stay after the storm
Vietnamese folk has the saying “Một điều nhịn, chín điều lành”, which means “You have to suffer, peace will come”. However, perhaps in this modern society and ...
30 Facts on 30 Years of German Unity
Many experiences after 1990 have allowed Germans to further grow together. The terms "East" and "West" are becoming increasingly blurred.