The Foundation was established in Germany in 1958. It aims to promote the goal of making the principle of freedom valid for the dignity of all people and in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad. The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom works in over 65 countries worldwide. In South Asia we have offices in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Additionally we work with partners in Nepal. We promote civic education, trainings and the exchange of ideas in the region in four focal areas. These are economic freedom, human rights, urban governance and digital transformation. In addition to the country projects, the Foundation supports regional programs.
Policy Paper: Freedom of Information in Action for Good Governance
Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) is looking for a consultant to write a paper aimed at sharing the knowledge and experiences of South Asian countries that have successfully implemented RTI acts. The countries that will be included in the paper are; Afghanistan (rank 1), Sri Lanka (rank 4), India (rank 8), and Maldives (rank 18)
Bhutan’s Fiscal and Monetary Measures coming out of COVID-19 years
Similar to other south-east countries such as India, Sri Lanka and Nepal, Bhutan is experiencing record fiscal deficit and declining reserves in the post COIVD-19 years.
Youth Participation in Politics: Shared vision and sustainability of federalism in Nepal
Across the world, the youth has played a historically significant role in major political revolutions. What has also been seen is those young people who frequently lead protests but are not later included informal political proceedings are left frustrated, resulting in destabilization of the democratization process, which later leads to conflicts. To avoid adversities in the political and civil environments of a nation, encouraging the active participation of young
The Consequences (Part 3)
Is the Taliban capable of governing Afghanistan if the United States were to release Afghanistan’s assets?
“The Consequences” is a set of short essays that provides views on Afghanistan’s current situation under the Taliban’s second reign. The third block of this series provides an analysis of the Taliban’s capacity to govern and provide basic services, and its resulting impact on the peace and stability of the country.
The Consequences of Taliban Takeover in Afghanistan
‘The Consequences’ is a set of short essays that provides a general overview on Afghanistan’s current situation under the Taliban’s second reign. Each essay will try to respond to a specific fundamental question related to Afghanistan’s situation, the consequences of the measures that will be taken in Afghanistan by key players and possible upcoming scenarios.
The Consequences (Part 2)
“The Consequences” is a set of short essays that provides views on Afghanistan’s current situation under the Taliban’s second reign. The second block of this series provides information on the Taliban’s grasp of foreign relations, its response to the international community’s expectations and the resulting impact on the peace and stability of the country and the region.
The Consequences (Part 4-1)
What is the human rights situation in Afghanistan under the Taliban’s second reign and what are its consequences for Afghanistan and the surrounding region?
“The Consequences” is a set of short essays that provides views on Afghanistan’s current situation under the Taliban’s second reign. The fourth and the following blocks of this series provide an analysis of the human rights situation in Afghanistan, and the impact of extensive human rights violations on the peace and stability of the country and the surrounding region.