The North America Regional Office in Washington, D.C. is composed of two pillar programs. The Transatlantic Dialogue Program fosters political dialogue among political, business, scientific and cultural multipliers from the US, Canada and Germany and develops innovative liberal approaches and solutions to transatlantic issues. The World Order and Globalization Hub fosters dialogue among political, business and scientific multipliers by encouraging increased mutual understanding within the global economic landscape. Both initiatives seek to facilitate a transfer of knowledge among experts in order to make a worldwide contribution to social and economic progress.
Reshape Europe Hackathon
Friedrich Naumann Foundation North America held its Reshape Europe Hackathon in Washington, DC, from May 13-17, 2023, with the theme “How can we make the EU more visible in the US?” Four teams of two students conceptualized and proposed methods of achieving the above-mentioned goal. They were given three days to work on their proposals, after which they presented their finished product for the jury and a winning team was chosen.
Transatlantic Dialogue Alumni Conference 2023
This years Transatlantic Dialogue Conference took place April 13th through April 16th in Coral Gables, Florida. The conference was held for former participants of the Transatlantic Dialogue Program’s yearly study tours to Germany. This year 45 participants from the US, Canada, and Europe were part of the conference.
Summary of the World Order and Globalization Hub Alumni Conference 2023 in Atlanta
The World Order and Globalization Hub hosted an alumni conference for past study tour participants from March 26-30 in Atlanta, Georgia, welcoming 28 participants from 20 countries.
The World Order and Globalization Hub's 2023 Alumni Conference in Atlanta, GA
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Study and Information Tour to Germany for U.S. and Canadian Political Professionals
The Transatlantic Dialogue Program of the North America Regional Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation was delighted to bring a delegation of U.S. American and Canadian political professionals to Kiel, Lübeck, and Berlin for a productive and insightful week-long study and information tour to facilitate exchanges between U.S., Canadian, and German political professionals on the transatlantic relationship.
Can Democracies Counter China with Sanctions?
Authoritarianism is on the rise around the world. In response to Russia's invasion of Ukraine, democracies around the world have imposed unprecedented sanctions on Russia that are severely damaging the Russian economy. But this strategy has yet to succeed in halting Russia’s aggression, and it seems even more unlikely to succeed against China. How should democracies respond?
“The NATO-Russia Standoff: What Does it Mean for the Future of European Security and the Transatlantic Relationship?”
On Monday, February 28, 2022, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Regional Office North America was delighted to welcome Michael Link, Member of the German Federal Parliament, Spokesperson for European Affairs for the Free Democratic Party Parliamentary Group, and Member of the Board of Directors for FNF to Washington.