Liberal Breakfast on the Spanish Elections

A joint event series of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom and ALDE Party

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After government only formed in a second election attempt in 2016, Spanish citizens will now cast their vote in a snap election on April 28. Less than one month later, Spaniards will have to vote again for their local, regional and European representatives on May 26.

Campaigning ahead of the Spanish parliamentary elections on 28 April has brought to the fore the many, primarily domestic, challenges that the country faces. Those range from imminent economic issues, such as a new budget, unemployment and public debts, to the political discourse on Catalonia. They also include long-term developments, such as questions on demography and ageing population, as well as immigration. These hot topics will be decisive among Spanish voters in the upcoming elections. Continue reading

Award Ceremony – Animate Europe International Comic Competition 

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The overwhelming success of our “Animate Europe” competition proves that artists have fascinating visions to share. In form of comic books, exhibitions and via the world wide web, our comics travel through Europe and overseas. They spark discussions and inspire people to get involved with Europe. In 2019, we launched a fourth “Animate Europe” competition round to get to know even more exciting stories.

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The European elections in Hungary and the EU

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European politics has been increasingly influenced by leaders promoting anti-European messages. Hungary, as the prime example of such rhetoric, is on the brink of slowly eroding its democracy. Prime Minister Orbán and his government are destructing the rule of law, dismantling constitutional checks and balances, buying up or closing down free media and threatening academic freedom. The liberty and freedom of not only Hungarians is at stake, but other Member States and the progress of European integration is as well.

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60 Years of FNF – Ignite Europe!

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Only months before the European Elections, and in times when the European Union as such is questioned by many of its citizens, it seems as if the passion for the European project has to be reignited.

On the occasion of our anniversary we would like to not only look back at what has been achieved, but also share our passion and the vision for a more open and liberal Europe with our audience.

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