23.05.2018News

The Foundation for Freedom Keeps Its Promises

Liberal quotations and visual mementos from 60 years of foundation work are hanging from the ceiling in the huge former factory hall of the STATION Berlin. History meets modernity. To remember the...

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„Die Stiftung für die Freiheit hält, was sie verspricht.“
17.05.2018Feature

Our Declaration on Human Rights

It is time for us to redouble our efforts in support of liberal basic values, of democracy and civil liberties – of our human rights. We have to do this with courage, conviction and passion in...

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FNF Declaration on Human Rights
30.04.2018News

The future of the Arab European Cooperation – New Perspectives

While the liberal consensus undergoes rising threats from various sides globally, such conditions create an urge for liberals of the world to gather and brainstorm solutions to the challenges facing...

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26.04.2018Feature

The Liberal Manifesto 2017

With this new Manifesto, we Liberals reaffirm the principles of the 1947 Oxford Manifesto and refine them for the times in which we live, by stating what as Liberals we believe, and what we are...

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Liberal Manifesto MENA
18.03.2018News

Karl-Heinz Paqué succeeds Wolfgang Gerhardt

The Board of Trustees of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom elected a new board at its meeting in the beginning of March 2018, whose four-year term begins on the 26th September.

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New Board of FNF
08.03.2018Opinion

Five Limits to Women’s Freedom in the Arab World

While many people around the world, including researchers and women’s rights advocates, interpret Islam as the main reason why Arab women are limited in, or even deprived from, their fundamental...

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05.02.2018News

Ulrich Niemann Accompanies the German Federal President on a Middle East Trip

German Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has recently completed his state visits to Jordan and Lebanon. He was, among others, accompanied by a delegation of the German political foundations.

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14.12.2017Opinion

A Balance of Giving and Taking?

The Facebook Journalism Project is the social networks’ attempt of “being more proactive in working with journalists”, explains Fares Akkad. Through the creation of new tools, story-telling formats,...

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12.12.2017Events

What about Freedom of Trade in the Arab World?

For the first time, participants from different backgrounds like liberal politics or civil society actors (members of ALF) worked together with experts, economic scientists and entrepreneurs to come-...

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12.11.2017Opinion

Don’t miss out on innovation

Instead of finishing his degree in IT engineering at Damascus University, 25-year-old Ayham* fled Syria with his family to Lebanon in 2012. At first, he worked on a banana plantation, then as a...

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Entrepreneurship Lebanon and Syria

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