The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) is a German foundation devoted to the promotion of liberal principles and to political education, both in Germany and abroad. FNF opened its office in Vietnam in September 2012, as a part of FNF South East and East Asia. With a wide range of topics: Provincial Competitiveness Index, Free Trade Agreements, Social Market Economy, Education and Smart City, FNF Vietnam conducts economic researches, organises seminars, conferences, capacity building activities and education exchanges. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Fresh out of school. What’s next?
Future careers. Exchange of Ideas. Networking. Connecting with international experts and organisations. Aspiring young leaders (aged 16-19) from Southeast and East Asia have a rare opportunity to expand their knowledge, career prospects and network in an international setting.
Hanoi and Cape Town are not far away
Meeting virtually has become the new normal for people and organisations on earth. Face-to-face discussions became screen-to-screen. FNF Vietnam sees this as an opportunity for the foundation to grow as a global family.
FNF and Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences made a milestone in cooperation
On June 17th, 2021, the signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between FNF Vietnam and the Institute for European Studies (Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences) for the period 2021-2024 was solemnly held.
The Practical Success
Pragmatic advice from Mrs. Hang: There will always be trade-offs. It’s a matter of making wise choices on whether the trade-offs are worth it. It's about taking responsibility for the consequences of our actions.
Presenting: Wonder Women of Southeast Asia
A digital policy specialist. A human resource professional and homemaker. A business manager turned civil society activist. An architect, technologist, and educator. A frontline doctor. A public official creating spaces for entrepreneurship. Women who will share innovative ways to restart.
Brightening EVFTA Lighthouse
The networking event “Brightening EVFTA Lighthouse”, hosted by FNF Vietnam, opened a space for Vietnamese SMEs to connect with all European trade promotion agencies in Vietnam, to work together to create more successful businesses under EVFTA
The Role of the New Investment Law and EVFTA
Since the New Investment law is aimed to ease the doing of business in Vietnam it will have a positive impact on the attraction of FDI and the improvement of Vietnam’s business environment. This effect is perfectly timed with the positive effects of free trade agreements and creates synergies in times of Vietnam’s repositioning after the Covid19 crisis.