[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.

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Poland Before the Election: It Remains Exciting 

 

On 13th October Poland expects an election of fate. The Prawo i Sprawiedliwość (Law and Justice) party, which has been in power since 2015, has since its election purposefully and skilfully put the country on a national-conservative course with authoritarian traits. It is performing well in polls – not least because of its generous social policy. The opposition still needs to develop some momentum in order to win the elections. Continue reading

Call for Innovate Europe Hackathon: Brussels Edition! 

Community Engagement for a Greener Society

 

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) invites young individuals and groups of max. 4 people to apply for the Innovate Europe Brussels Hackathon 2019.

 

When?  20th – 21st October 2019

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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

Upcoming Event: Shrinking Spaces for Journalists 

 

Thursday, 10 October 2019

Registration & Welcome Drink:       18:00h

Panel Discussion & Q&A:                     18:15h – 19:30h

Light Cocktail Reception:                     19:30h – 20:00h

 

Venue: Press Club, Rue Froissart 95, 1000 Brussels

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Upcoming Event: Liberal Breakfast on the Austrian Elections 

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

 

Wedesday, 09 October 2019

Registration & Light Breakfast: 7:45h

Event: 8:00h – 9:00h

 

Venue: ALDE Party HQ, Rue d’Idalie 11, 1050 Brussels

Kindly register for this event by 04. October 2019 at  https://forms.gle/9gtu7t3zzDBMxiJ46 *

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