The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change primarily by working with partners.
Center for Local Autonomy, Hanyang University (CLA); In 1987, the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom opened its office in Seoul. Thereby it laid the basis for its activities at the Korean Peninsula, first in South, later on in North Korea. The office is located at the campus of Hanyang University in Seongdong District, Seoul. As a result of the cooperation between Foundation and University the CLA, the Center for Local Autonomy was established.
Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID) was established in 2003 for promoting the quality of life of community residents through developing local informatization, which will lead to balanced regional development and enhance the productivity of local governing bodies. FNF and KLID are holding seminar series on Smarti Cities and Living Labs.
FNF Korea and Hybrid Future Culture Institute(HFCI) cooperate to enhance the quality of life for citizens and promote sustainable urban growth through digital innovation based on humanities. HFCI at Sungkyunkwan University is an independent research institute working on new future studies based on humanities.
FNF and National Institute for Unification Education (IUE) cooperate in various fields related to peace and unification education.
FNF Korea promotes individual freedom and responsibility, market economy, the rule of law and human rights. We disseminate the liberal ideas through seminars, conferences and publications, and the analysis of current domestic and international political trends, cooperating with many government agencies, public institutions, and research institutes; including World Smart Sustainable Cities Organization (WeGO), National Strategic Smart City Program, Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA), Busan Centre for Creative Economy & Innovation (BCCEI), Posco TJ Park Foundation, Tübingen Center for Korean Studies at Korea University (TUCKU), The Institute for Far Eastern Studies, Kyungnam Univesity (IFES), etc.