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.
IAF 2023 Program List
The International Academy for Leadership (IAF) is now 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.
Human Rights Defenders 2022
Human rights lawyers will always be at the forefront of the struggle for fundamental and human rights under the rule of law. Lawyers are the most important profession for denouncing human rights violations and defending human rights. This makes it all the more important to consider them as human rights defenders and to support them in their work against governments that are hostile to freedom and have contempt for human rights. In interviews, Human Rights Defenders report on their work and their courageous fight against governments that are hostile to freedom and despise human rights. With a foreword by Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and an outlook by Gerhart Baum.
Project SUSI offers innovative concepts for city’s transport sector
Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNFF) and SafeTravelPH Mobility Innovations Inc. launched Project SUSI (Sustainable, Safe, and Integrated Public Transport Planning) which offers the city government of Puerto Princesa solutions to address the flaws in existing policies among others, in the transportation sector.
Freedom. Restart. Innovation - Annual Report 2021
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom works every day to make attacks on liberal democracy visible, to educate and to work towards the greatest possible participation in an open, tolerant society through educational events and publications. The Annual Report 2021 provides insights into our worldwide foundation work.
Dictator's son Marcos Jr. sworn in as Philippine President
36 years after the fall of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos Sr, his son Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr, took his oath as the 17th Philippine president. During the election campaign, the Marcos family embellished their image and revised the narrative of the dictatorship. Thus, Marcos Jr. presented himself as an inclusive personality and focused on the motif of unity and oneness. But is this how he will govern his country in the future?
Looking for the one: Leader Starter Pack
Striving to raise awareness on socio-political issues, FNF Philippines provides a platform to ignite conversation and trigger actions. Tambay (Tagalog for "hangout") is a vodcast or video podcast where people come together to hang out and talk about things that matter. In the first episode, we talk about leadership and what it takes to be a leader?
Back to the Why: The Capiz Visioning Workshop
The Center of LIberalism and Democracy in partnership with Friedrich Naumann Foundation organized a hybrid "Visioning Workshop" for the local officials and leaders of the province of Capiz, Philippines.