The Friedrich Naumann Foundation promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. FNF Philippines focuses on open and digital society, as well as a social market economy. It is also involved in the creation of innovative tools. FNF Philippines team works with local organization partners such as Center for Liberalism and Democracy, Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines, Rappler, Philippine Economic Society, and Impact Leadership. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Thailand plans to recognize Same-Sex Unions
While parts of Southeast Asia have vibrant LGBTQ communities, offering sanctuary to many, the absence of legal recognition for same-sex couples is a disparity. In 2024, hopes are high for a breakthrough as Thailand contemplates the passage of a same-sex marriage bill.
FNF Philippines Is Hiring A Communication Officer
The Philippines are hiring a communication officer. Come and join the team.
IAF 2024 Program List
The International Academy for Leadership (IAF) is currently accepting applicants for the 2023 batch of seminars. The programs are designed to build the capacities of interested individuals in international and political dialogue. The FNF Philippine office nominates and sends local applicants to the IAF Academy in Gummersbach, as well as other German and European venues where these seminars are held.
Safeguarding The Rights of Local Artisans
In the coastal municipality of Sofronio Española in Palawan, families from the Barangays of Isumbo, Abo-abo, Panitian and Pulot stand as cultural custodians, passing down traditional skills and contributing to the economy through the creation and sale of handmade products. FNF Philippines presents this study, along with a short documentary, that seeks to safeguard and promote the rights of these local artisans.
FNF Philippines Presents: Partners-in-Focus, A Peek Into The Work Of Our Partner Organizations
FNF Philippines launches the Partners-in-Focus video series that aims to familiarize our network and the different country offices of the foundation with the work carried out by our local partner organizations. It aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by our partners and the impact of their initiatives.
Freedom Mov_E 2023 Leaves its Mark in Naga
"In The Trenches of the Pink Revolution" and "Ang Duyan Ng Magiting", the two films screened in this year's Freedom Mov_E, are arguably mirror narratives that sought to address the flaws within the current system and the shortcomings of past attempts to bring about change. Both films argued this while recognizing that the value remains in the attempt and the prevailing desire to hope even when the political landscape remains dim.
Youth-Led Innovation: Capstone Projects at the Forefront of Community Development
Leadership development would always entail a measure of self-awareness and adaptability. Recognizing the potential of student leaders, FNF Philippines recently joined forces with the University of Baguio for their 15th Youth Leadership Summit that sought to address developmental challenges through sustainable solutions.