Friedrich Naumann Stiftung für die Freiheit Brüssel – Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Brussels

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The ship has sailed. This sentence probably best describes the general interest in Brexit and the state of the British opposition. Yet the important decisions are being made only now.

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The “Coronavirus Law” adopted by the Hungarian Parliament on 30th March did not only enable Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to govern by decree for an unlimited period of time, but also suspended elections and referendums. With the passing of the emergency law, the parliament controlled by Orbán’s right-wing conservative Fidesz party had disempowered itself. What has Hungary as a whole been doing since the so-called “Enabling Act” was adopted by Parliament?

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COVID-19 has impacted our lives, from the individual person to the international sphere. What are current disinformation issues and new strategies of foreign informational interference that have emerged in these times? Sign up now, for our joint webinar with Ukrainian Think Tanks Liaison Office in Brussels and experts from the EU institutions, civil society and Ukrainian Think Tanks!

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May 1945 vs 2020: Is Europe finished? No, because Europe today is a place of longing for millions who want to escape misery and make the dream of a better life come true.

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The Corona crisis was used quickly and efficiently – now that there was no need for protests, he was disposed of: General Konev, Marshal of the Soviet Union. Not himself, of course, but his monument in the Prague district Bubeneč. Since then there has been great disagreement between the Czech Republic and Putin’s Russia.

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In our Poland Newsletter guest contributor Dr. Milosz Hodun gives us monthly updates about current news, events and all other things you need to know about Poland.

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Humans of Freedom

IMG_3913I would have never imagined that I would be able to work together with people from countries, who back then decided about the future of my country. Today, together with my colleagues from other Member States, I can now actively shape the future of not only my country, but Europe as a whole. 

LP1_7395Being a woman, a mother, a self-employed entrepreneur, and a political activist is hard and I often feel discriminated against. Still I keep fighting for liberal and human rights since for me reforming the society I live in is a deed of responsibility

IMG_4105We always have to re-invent ourselves. That’s what makes life so interesting. That’s what makes our life an adventure and not a place of despair.
Our society is based on freedom. And freedom means change, means discussion, changing opinion and influencing each other.

AnnikaThe spirit that I got from home and which has shaped me significantly is the mind-set that only I am responsible of my life and nobody else. You can’t just stand there and wait for the things to happen. You need to go out there and do it and most importantly, work for it. Nothing in life comes for free, not even freedom.

A lively dialogue is based on tolerance and mutual respect. Our activities aim at promoting and developing these basic values through intercultural exchange.