The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. In Taiwan, the FNF Global Innovation Hub was established in 2021. The Hub focuses on “digital transformation” and “innovation for democracy”, aiming to support the Friedrich Naumann Foundation on its way to becoming a creative innovation platform for liberalism. The Global Innovation Hub works with The Open Culture Foundation (OCF), Taiwan Youth Association for Democracy (TYAD), People Powered and other like-minded partners. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Innovation for Democracy Cafe: Can VR Augment the Experience of Human Rights and Democracy Education?
Have you ever tried Virtual Reality (VR) movie or games? On Sept. 25, 17:00-18:00 (GMT+8), the 5th Innovation for Democracy Cafe will explore how to use VR to innovate the approaches of human rights and democracy education with two experts: Ms Singing Chen and Ms Zoe Lee! This time, we will hold the Cafe both on-site at Woomanpower and online via webex. If you attend on-site, you'll get the chance to experience the VR rooms!
Hacking Democracy Conference: Examples of Collaboration between Civic Tech Communities and Governments around The World
Have you thought about how the people and governments can to co-create or optimize digital services together? Register for 2023 Hacking Democracy Conference to explore successful cases around the world! The Conference will be on Oct 27, 2023, GMT 8:00-11:00am (GMT+8 16:00-19:00), online via webex.
Taming the Digital Realm: Global Content Moderation Practices
In this in-depth publication on global content moderation practices, we explore the challenges and implications of regulating online platforms. Several authors highlight the importance of considering local socio-political and cultural contexts when enforcing content moderation, while others examine the delicate balance between regulation, digital rights, and freedom of expression.
Proposals to Defend Democracy: TYAD’s Youth Empowerment Workshops
As global democracy faces challenges, the Taiwan Youth Association for Democracy (TYAD) and Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s Global Innovation Hub co-organized youth empowerment workshops to provide young people with knowledge on democracy and advocacy skill training and gather their ideas on how to safeguard democracy. Learn more about their creative ideas for defending democracy from here!
The 4th I4D Café: How can AI Tools Be a Pushing Force for Democracy?
In the 4th episode of the Innovation for Democracy Café, Ms. Ya-wei Chou from FNF Global Innovation Hub was joined by two experts to explore the beneficial uses of AI: Dr. David Corney from Full Fact in the United Kingdom and Mr. Ethan Tu from Taiwan AI Labs in Taiwan.
Data Processing Guide for Democracy and Human Rights Advocates
Got lost again in a pile of excel spreadsheets? Seeing a big amount of data on your desktop but do not know how to deal with them or turn them into a useful resource? Check out our guide for democracy and human rights advocates on how to process data and the Data Processing Training for Democracy and Human Rights Advocates workshop we hold on March 29! The guide will lead you to turn data into a useful resource step by step.
Breakfast Talk and Publication Launch with Charles Mok
What better way to foster meaningful conversations and public dialogue on important societal issues than with a Taiwanese breakfast and fresh coffee in an innovative environment? That’s exactly why we gathered at the NPO Hub in Taipei on June 28th. Together with our guests from different backgrounds and fields, we learned from Charles Mok’s in-depth research on the publication “The Everything, Everywhere Censorship of China.”