DGV IX in Erding: A New Framework for Innovation in Local Democracy 

 

As the German liberal political foundation, the Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has been active for decades in the promotion of freedom, rule of law, social market economy, human rights and democracy in many countries around the world. In Greece, we support liberal minded local politicians to promote democracy and open society because we believe that Cities and local communities play a crucial role in achieving positive results for the political challenges of our time, in sectors such as the economy, environment and integration of minorities of any kind. Moreover, in search of innovative solutions we turn to active citizens and local politicians to bounce ideas off and come up with an inclusive agenda for the future. Continue reading

[Greece] 4th Entrepreneurship Academy and Symposium 

Location: Sikyon Coast, Xylokastro, Greece

Date: 20.09.-22.09.2019

 

Innovation and entrepreneurial spirit are necessary in every growing economy. Greece is recovering from a long crisis and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) has been building capacity together with local partners and stakeholders, promoting the principles of economic sustainability in an open market economy throughout that period. This way, we can also reduce drastically the bran-drain phenomenon and help new efforts to arise.

This was the scope of this year’s Entrepreneurship Academy, which was organized for the 4th time, from 20 to 22 September 2019. Continue reading

Liberals at the Frontline: Building Bridges Between Greece and North Macedonia 

The 22-metre-high bronze statue of Alexander the Great, encircled by warriors and a fountain, at the main square of Skopje was for years a symbol of bitterness and division between Greece and the then “Republic of Macedonia.” Not anymore. On Saturday 31 August, two dozens of young politicians and civil society members from both Greece and North Macedonia posed under the ancient Hellenic King and conqueror, stating loudly that a new bright era lies ahead of them. The Young Liberals (GR) and the Youth of the Liberal Party (NMK) organized a study trip and agenda setting workshop with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. Continue reading

(Greece) 4th Academy and Symposium of Entrepreneurship

The Greek entrepreneurship on the road to development and openness

Sikyon Coast, Xylokastro
20-22
September 2019

 

For the Greek verion see here.

 

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The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in collaboration with IMEDA and the support of the KEMEL, the Greek-German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Young Liberals and KEFIM, host the 4th Academy and Symposium of Entrepreneurship. Continue reading