The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. In Taiwan, the Global Innovation Hub of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom was established in 2021. The Hub focuses on “digital transformation” and “innovation for democracy”, the hub aims to support the Friedrich Naumann Foundation on its way to becoming a creative innovation platform for liberalism. The Global Innovation Hub works with The Open Culture Foundation (OCF) and other like-minded partners. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Using Data Science to Innovate Advocacy Approaches
FNF’s Hacking Democracy Conference will invite practitioners to show us how they use data science to innovate the approaches for advocacy for democracy, freedom, and human rights. Click here to join us on Dec. 9, 2022, UTC 8-10am via webex! Mandarin Chinese-English two-way simultaneous interpretation will be provided.
How Can Technology Help to Facilitate Transitional Justice?
Before FNF’s Hacking Democracy Conference on December 9, let’s learn how the Conference’s panelists built the Textual Analysis System and Digital Narratives Project for Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (CIAS). Click here to register for the Conference to learn more!
HYBRID EVENT: Countering Threats from Russia and China.
On the 22th of November 2022, The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Global Innovation Hub hosted a hybrid event on “Countering Threats from Russia and China: The Role of Cyber Warfare in National Security Strategy.” This event aimed to raise awareness of think tanks, politicians, and civil society on cyberwarfare, and encourage more discussion on defense strategies in the face of disinformation.
What role does cyberwarfare play in countering threats from Russia and China?
On November 22nd, 3:00-4:20 pm (GMT+8), we will hold a panel “Countering Threats from Russia and China: The Role of Cyberwarfare in National Security Strategy.” Through this event, we hope to raise the awareness of think tanks, politicians, and civil society on cyberwarfare, and encourage more discussion on defense strategies in the face of disinformation.
Register for Public Money, Public Code Guide Releasing Event!
We will hold a releasing event for our Public Money? Public Code! A Guide for Governments and Civil Society on November 12, 16:00-18:10 (UTC+8) at Foundation for Future Generation, Taiwan(青平台）and on webex! English-Chinese two way simultaneous interpretation will also be provided. Participants will be invited to play Open Starter Village table game together! Please register by clicking here!
2nd Innovation for Democracy Café
With technology rapidly advancing, digital participation has become a trend in civil society, as well as in governmental space. In the 2nd episode of Innovation for Democracy Café, Ms. Katya Petrikevich and Ms. Hao-Ting Chang shared with the audience about how to choose the most suitable tools, what benefits will be generated after using digital participation platforms, and their own experience in working with digital tools to foster democracy.
Register for I4D Cafe: Unleash the Strength of Citizens’ Collaboration by Technology
In a democracy, people have the right to examine everything their government does, push it to do it better, and prevent it from infringing on people’s rights. However, not every citizen finds it easy to exercise these rights in the real world.