FNF turns 60!

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Pictures: Felix Kindermann

2018 marks 60 years of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF). This occasion was commemorated with a festive celebration on the 19th of November in Brussels. The event under the title “Ignite Europe” was meant to not only look back at what has been achieved by the foundation, but also look into the future by sharing a vision and ideas for a more open and liberal Europe.

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FNF Europe hosts Humanity in Action Pat Cox Fellows

The 2018 Pat Cox Fellows together with the fellowships patron Pat Cox. Copyright: Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom

This year the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has once again teamed up with Humanity in Action (HiA) and welcomed a new cohort of human rights activists, who arrived in Brussels to undertake a three-month professional fellowship at the heart of European politics. Six fellows from around the world joined the offices of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) or local NGOs to expand their experience in EU public affairs, international relations, and civil society activities. One of the fellows, Joanna Kopacka from Poland, did her fellowship at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom.

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