Statement by Wolfgang Gerhardt, President of Friedrich-Naumann-Foundation

Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States of America – whether we like it or not. We should ask ourselves whether we truly know the country or only base our judgements on East...

Dr. Wolfgang Gerhardt

Report by Iryna Pobidash, Participant in the "European Women's Academy" EWA

In August 2016, the educational program for women, the "European Women's Academy", came to an end. The Academy, which started in March, consisted of three different educational sessions (the 1st and...

European Women's Academy

3 Ways Asia’s Millennials are Shaping the Region’s Digital Economy

If you are between the ages of 19 and 35, you represent 27% of the global population, around 2 billion. Classified as the Millennial Generation, this group makes up the young adults of the world who...


Weiterbildung für Gemeinderäte

Am 7. und 8. Oktober 2016 versammelte das Netzwerk freier Kommunalpolitiker 25 Abgeordnete unterschiedlicher Gemeinderäte für ein zweitägiges Fortbildungsseminar in Butscha, einer Satellitenstadt im...

Дводенний навчальний семінар для депутатів місцевих рад Мережі вільних місцевих політиків

Regional Director Dr Rainer Adam: Six Months in Eastern Europe

For almost six months Dr Rainer Adam calls Sofia his new home. Last September, he moved to Bulgaria in order to take over as the new Regional Director for East and Southeast Europe of the Friedrich...


Macedonia: Liberal Leader Goran Milevski on the Current Political Situation

The political situation in Macedonia is becoming more and more unstable and the country is in danger of becoming an absolute dictatorship. Liberals cannot and will not accept any authoritarian...


Turkey: Freedom on the Road

As a part of the “Freedom on the Road” project, 3H Movement, with the support of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom, came together with students from Diyarbakır on 21 February to discuss...


Moldova: Report on a Banking Scandal

Mr. Iurie Chirinciuc, Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Moldova and a Member of the BEM Investigation Committee, analyses the situation at Banca de Economii, Banca Sociala and Unibank. His...


Prof Dr Karl-Heinz Paqué's Visit to ESEE and Bulgaria

The Regional office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom in East and Southeast Europe (“FNF ESEE”) has had the great honour to have Prof Dr Karl-Heinz Paqué, Vice President of the Board of...

Prof Dr Karl-Heinz Paqué's Visit to ESEE and Bulgaria

Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurship: The Ease of Doing Business in East Europe

It is with great pleasure that I have looked at the newest edition of the Doing Business report. After all, I was curious how my new region ‐ I came from Asia in September 2014 to this part of the...

Doing Business Report 2015