Call for Applications Greece: Summer Symposium Young Leaders in the Liberal Order 

 

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When:  July 7-11

Where: Porto Vitilo – Mani, Greece

 

Call for participants

Liberalism is the political theory that supports individual responsibility. If freedom leads to happiness, citizens must be free to pursue their personal goals. The same time, individuals, as social beings, need a robust democratic rule of law should societies grow and prosper.

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Women in politics: How to design a successful female campaign

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Greece has many talented women, who however have to give a battle against stereotypes before they actually “fight” an electoral campaign. It comes as no surprise that Greek women are underrepresented in politics, and what’s worse is that this is commonly accepted. The liberals favour a strategic approach to increase female participation and success in the elections, closing the gender gap between men and women. This was the idea behind the workshop “Women in Politics – How to Run a Successful Female Campaign” which took place from 28 to 30 September, in the vicinity of Athens.

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Greek Liberals in local elections – Challenges and opportunities

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In view of the next local elections in Greece which will be held in one year’s time in conjunction with the European Elections, several liberal politicians have already started preparing for the electoral campaign. On Saturday, 30 June 2018, a young group of FNF affiliated local politicians and candidates organized a workshop discussing fundamental issues of political campaigning and strategy. FNF Greece responded cheerfully to the invitation to support the initiative which is the first in a series of political educational seminars to come in the next months.

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Re-Animate Europe goes Greece. Comic exhibition shown in Chania (Crete) and Oropos (Attica)!

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Animate Europe Exhibition in Chania, Crete

For the first time, FNF’s international comic exhibition Re-Animate Europe travelled to Greece, a country that for many is synonymous with the cradle of democracy and philosophy. Hit by a severe economic crisis, Greece is the right place to debate Europe and get a genuine feedback of what the people believe. Less than a year before the European elections, there is a twofold purpose: share a new vision for Europe, as depicted by the comic artists, and acquaint the citizens with some of the common challenges the next European Parliament will have to deal with. Continue reading

Die Digitalwirtschaft in die (Steuer-)Pflicht nehmen

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Die Europäische Kommission hat in dieser Woche zwei Gesetzesentwürfe zur Besteuerung digitaler Unternehmenstätigkeiten vorgeschlagen. Das Ziel ist, derzeitige Steuermodelle an die Realitäten des 21. Jahrhunderts und insbesondere an die gestiegene Popularität von Internetkonzernen wie Google, Amazon oder Facebook anzupassen.

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