The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) promotes democracy, human rights, economic freedom, and curbing climate change. In Southeast and East Asia, we have offices in Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Manila, Seoul, Taipei, and Yangon. We also work in Malaysia. With an office in Seoul since 1987 and activities in the North since 2004, we developed a strong relationship with Korea. The FNF Korea team works with the Center for Local Autonomy, Hanyang University (CLA), Korea Local Information Research & Development Institute (KLID), and many other local partners. Should you have questions or suggestions about our work, please contact us. You can also meet our team here.
Unification Academy 2021
In the autumn semester 2021 the „Unification Academy“ at Korea University took place for the first time. This semester-long class is a joint project by the Tübingen Center for Korean Studies (TUCKU), the faculty of Liberal Arts of Korea University and FNF Korea.
Living Lab Forum on Citizen-Driven Innovation for More Sustainable Cities
The 2nd living lab forum on citizen-driven innovation for more sustainable cities took place on the 7th of December at 3 pm at the Ryse Hotel in Seoul. The forum sheds light on Living Labs, citizens-driven initiatives that contribute to the sustainability of cities.
EU and its Liberal Values in Political Economy: Implications for EU-South Korea Relations
On the 26th of November, FNF Korea and the Korean Society of contemporary European Studies (KSCES) held a round table seminar at the Koreana Hotel in Seoul.
North Korea's Past Decade under Kim Jong-un's Rule and What the Future Holds
On the 2nd November at 1:30 pm, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in close collaboration with the Institute for Eastern Studies of Kyungnam University (IFES) held a webinar on “North Korea’s Past Decade under Kim Jong-un’s rule and what the future holds”. Over 500 participants registered for the event and simultaneous translation in English was provided.
Balanced Regional Development Plan: Decentralization and Revitalization of Local Economy
On Friday the 27th of October, Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Korea Office and the Center for Local Autonomy at Hanyang University held the international seminar on "Balanced Regional Development Plan: Decentralization and Revitalization of Local Economy," co-organized by the Graduate School of Public Policy Hanyang University and Chungju city
International Conference on Great Transition of Digital Transformation
The International Conference on Great Transition of Digital Transformation took on 21-22 October at Sungkyunkwan University in an online-offline hybrid format.
Co-existence with Robots: Future, Technology, Humans
The last seminar of the RE:START 21 series presented the topic: Co-existence with Robots: Future, Technology, Humans and took place in a hybrid format on the 7th of October at 3 pm at the POSCO Center in Gangnam, Seoul.