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.
Presenting: Wonder Women of Southeast Asia
A digital policy specialist. A human resource professional and homemaker. A business manager turned civil society activist. An architect, technologist, and educator. A frontline doctor. A public official creating spaces for entrepreneurship. Women who will share innovative ways to restart.
Apply for a Journalism Scholarship
We're looking for freelance journalists from Southeast or East Asia who have less than five years work-experience, solid journalism skills, treasure journalistic ethics and standards, are fluent in English, and share FNF ́s liberal values. Successful applicants will get training, receive EUR 2000, and become part of a region-wide media network. Apply before 15 May 2021.
Brightening EVFTA Lighthouse
The networking event “Brightening EVFTA Lighthouse”, hosted by FNF Vietnam, opened a space for Vietnamese SMEs to connect with all European trade promotion agencies in Vietnam, to work together to create more successful businesses under EVFTA
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.
The project "EVFTA Lighthouse" supports Vietnamese SMEs to take advantage of EVFTA
Project "EVFTA Lighthouse" by FNF Vietnam aims to create effective cooperation between a number of Vietnamese small and medium enterprises and European enterprises by capitalizing on the opportunities and advantages provided by the EU - VN Free Trade Agreement (EVFTA).
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)