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.
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.
Join our Democracy Board Game Festival!
FNF Global Innovation Hub will hold our first ever Democracy Board Game Festival between August 15 and September 2, 2022. It will take place online, via the platform “Gather” - so everyone can join, regardless of time zone, location or corona restrictions! Explore our exhibition space, and learn more about the five games we are featuring: Each game was developed by a different organization, and each organization will give the audience a game tour at the upcoming.
Xi Jinping has ruled out the prospect of peaceful unification with Taiwan
Whatever view one takes on the appropriateness of the timing of the proposed trip to Taiwan by US House Speaker, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, the response from the Chinese Government, reflect a belligerence. Beijing has threatened both privately and publicly to escalate tensions in the Taiwan Strait in response, including the prospect of intercepting the Speaker’s plane or introducing a No-Fly Zone over the island.