How do we want to live? Our office in Islamabad has been working for a peaceful and progressive Pakistan since 1986. Since then FNF Pakistan office has been seeking to answer this very question: How do we want to live? As individuals we are all entitled to personal dignity and freedom. It has been FNF`s mission to make these principles valid for all. We want people to realize the project of their lives! We promote a social and political environment where every individual can become the pilot of his/her lives!
Ensuring Inclusive Elections in Flood-Stricken Areas
Various studies indicate that disasters affect electoral participation differently even in developed countries. Check out the analysis by IAF Alumni Syed Raza Ali Shah as he outlines the potential for low voter turnout in Sindh and Balochistan flood affected areas and how it can be mitigated.
Single National Curriculum in Pakistan
"Implementation of the Constitutional Values in the New Single National Curriculum in Pakistan" by Birgit Lamm was first published in the peer reviewed journal 'The Journal of Law and Islam' (Zeitschrift für Recht und Islam, ZRI) in 2021-2022. ZRI is free open access academic journal established in 2009 and is archived on the server of Leipzig University Library (Germany). Read the excerpt
AI and Entrepreneurship
"As a former participant in the 2014 and 2015 Leadership Boot Camps and now a dedicated trainer for this year's program, it's been a journey of constant growth and commitment for me. This year's focus on AI-preneurship reflects our unwavering dedication to fostering leaders while integrating sustainability into our initiatives." Read what Khoso Saifullah has to say about the hybrid Leadership Boot Camp by our partner organization Individulland.
Exploring Liberal Spaces
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom - Pakistan hosted its 21st Annual International Academy of Leadership (IAF) Alumni Network meetup in Lahore from November 10-12, 2023, themed "Exploring Liberal Spaces". The event featured diverse activities, including panel discussions, open space sessions, presentations, and opportunities for alumni to present their ideas for Alumni grants. It served as a platform for dynamic engagement, fostering dialogue and idea-sharing among attendees.
Pakistan and EU : Trade Potential
The main objective of this report is to identify the bottlenecks hindering trade growth between Pakistan and the EU and propose reforms to enhance bilateral trade relations such that Pakistan can benefit more from the GSP+ scheme. The study undertakes a comparative analysis of trade patterns between the EU and 1)Bangladesh, 2)India and 3)Vietnam, which are major regional counterparts that are likely to influence the trading relationship between Pakistan & EU.
Pakistan’s Challenges to Political Stability and Economic Revival
"Hopefully, the time has come when in the larger self-interest or in the face of a social meltdown a consensus will be reached at the highest level on a progressive agenda of tax reforms for implementation on a top priority basis." Dr. Hafeez A Pasha a Pakistani economist and former politician who has served as the Federal Minister for Finance unpacks how we can revive the economy and tackle the current challenges Pakistan is facing.
Empowering Local Governments
From empowering local government to transparency in revenue generation, from continuity of policies to institutionalizing climate action into the third tier of government, Ms. Javaid covered the FNF and CPDI Consultative Session on Sindh Local Government Act 2023.