The 2020 Presidential Elections in Côte d’Ivoire

Considering that 62 percent of Côte d‘Ivoire’s population is below 24 years of age, it seems almost grotesque to see the country’s fate in the hands of a “troika of elders”, among whom 73-year-old Mr...

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Why a Liberal Party is Needed Now (in South Africa) More Than Ever

In South Africa today there often is a deep fear, for some of the reasons I described above and for another I will address shortly, for falling on the wrong side, not of ideology, but of political...

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Tony Leon

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom's 2018 Annual Report

The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom has been advocating liberalism throughout the world for more than 60 years. Learn more about the 2018 event highlights. The Annual Report 2018 gives an...

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Annual Report 2018

What Can Be Done to Counter Fake News?

The fake news phenomenon has been at the epicentre of the socio-political debate about communication on the internet since the 2016 US presidential elections, if not before. But what exactly is fake...

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Fake news study

The 2019 Africa Freedom Innovation Challenge

We are looking for sub-Saharan African groups or individuals to present new, innovative idea to solving a local or national or regional challenge related to good governance, economic participation,...

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LGBTQI+ Migrants Speak Out at a Recent Human Rights and Leadership Workshop

The participants from a diverse background can go back to their communities and share the recently acquired knowledge with their peers. Diversified participants therefore guarantee a greater network...

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LGBTQI Migrants

Despite Challenges, Democracy in South Africa is Alive and Well

FNF Africa, with our delegation, which had official IEC accreditation and consisted of 19 observers representing more than 15 countries including Denmark, Germany, South Africa, Kenya, Myanmar, India...

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Elections South Africa #FreeToAdvance  #FNFreiheit

First Women’s Leadership Training for African Liberal Parties

Progress is being made globally to increase the number of women in political leadership positions. Political parties can play a fundamental role supporting more women to get in to politics.

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Womens training

Advancing LGBTQI Digital Activism in Africa

The project, which will take effect in June 2019, will contribute to effective, creative, non-violent, youth activism for LGBTQI rights in six countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The young activists...

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Official Observers to the Elections in South Africa

Elections are the expression of the will of the people and they determine the fate of a country’s political, social and economic growth. With this act, the Foundation is demonstrating its commitment...

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Elections South Africa