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.
Harnessing Open Data and AI Initiatives to Reduce Traffic in the Philippines
Representatives from the public, private, and civil society sectors came together at the Open Data to AI: Smart Mobility for Reducing Traffic in the Philippines event to discuss the advantages and challenges of using open data and AI. Collaborating with open data and AI initiatives, different stakeholders were encouraged to promote innovative and sustainable solutions for smart mobility.
FNF Philippines Internship Program
We are looking for liberal-minded and innovative individuals who want to be an intern at FNF Philippines, located in the first democratic republic in Asia, home to the “People Power Revolution."
Finding Policies That Work
Freelance is becoming an attractive options for Filipinos, however, there exists a legislative gap regarding the protection of freelance workers in the country. The subsequent paper recommends short-term, medium-term, and long-term recommendations to integrate freelancers into the formal economy.
Woman Up: Adulting for the Modern Day Filipina
The transition from adolescence to adulthood, often referred to as "adulting," can be a challenging and sometimes daunting journey. It involves navigating through various responsibilities, expectations, and societal norms, especially for women in the Philippines. To shed light on the nuances of this topic, FNF Philippines brings back Tambay: The Vodcast Series for its second year with its pilot episode titled "Woman Up! Adulting for the Modern Day Filipina"
Job Vacancy: Project Manager
The FNF Manila Office is looking for a Project Manager to contribute to the foundation's work with fresh and innovative ideas. Do you fit the profile? If you do, we would love to hear from you.
Freedom Mov_E x Cinemalaya film festival launched in Palawan
Attended by more than 1,200 students, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom - Philippines, in partnership with Cinemalaya and the Cultural Center of the Philippines, launched a special edition of its flagship human rights film festival in Puerto Princesa, Palawan. The event gave students in Palawan the opportunity to watch local independent films not usually distributed within their region and engage in the conversation of human rights and freedom.
Court of Tax Appeals Acquits Rappler and Maria Ressa
The Philippine Court of Tax Appeals has acquitted the Filipino online news website and its president of charges filed over four years ago. The verdict marks a victory for press freedom and fair business standards under the rule of law. “It feels like the world is slowly turning right side up” Ressa stated as the independent news website reasserts their mission never to yield from instruments of intimidation and to continue holding truth to power.