Through the connection of EU experts, civil society, and decision makers we seek to foster open dialogue and discuss liberal policy solutions to European challenges. Together with our liberal partners, we develop formats and campaigns to promote rule of law, free markets and human rights. Moreover, we coordinate EU co-funded projects in the field of democracy support, development cooperation and human rights protection.
Franco-German Defence Cooperation
A number of major dossiers on the future of defence cooperation in the EU are on the agenda of the next German government (federal elections scheduled for September this year). Looking at the different defence policies in Germany and France, the fundamental debate between inclusiveness and the ability to act in European foreign and defence policy becomes apparent.
CO2 Border Adjustment: How is the EU Going to Save the Climate?
On 14 July, EU Vice-President Frans Timmermans presented a comprehensive package of proposals to implement climate policy in the EU. Entitled "Fit for 55", the package contains 13 laws to help achieve the Union's climate goals. What does the package include, what can be expected on the implementation track, and can the timetable be kept?
Animate Europe “Restart! – The Streets of Europe” Award Ceremony: And our winner is…
The 5th Animate Europe award ceremony took place on the 12th of June at the prestigious Lyon BD We are very proud to announce Torben Siebert as winner of this year’s Animate Europe comic competition round!
From Poland With Love - June
From cyber attack on Polish officials over a controversial draft bill limiting property restitution claims to disputes in the United Right governing coalition: In his monthly newsletter, guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun gives us updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.
Sustainability Week 1: Consumption & Production
The European Dialogue Programme (EDP) of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom launches a series of three digital Sustainability Weeks, to be held during the second half of 2021, which will be dedicated to aspects around sustainability and the economy with a particular focus on circular economy models.
“Politics Is for Other People”
Learn more about the region that has been known mostly for the erosion of the rule of law and a continued increase in antiliberal tendencies in recent years, through the eyes of seven extraordinary personalities, this unique documentary outlines the stories of emerging liberal movements in Central and Southeast Europe.
A historic mission is accomplished
On July 1, 1991, the Warsaw Pact was dissolved in Prague. It was not only the end point, but also the beginning of a development. For most politicians who helped to overthrow communism in 1989, joining NATO was the consequence of the end of the Warsaw Pact. To this day, however, not all countries have succeeded in doing so. The geostrategic dangers for Central Europe are far from being averted.
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