Coalition Watch: Is Germany’s Groundhog Day Approaching?

In Washington, DC, the Hon. Michael Georg Link, Member of the Bundestag and Spokesperson for European Affairs of the FDP Caucus, along with Deputy Chairman of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation Professor Dr. Karl-Heinz Paqué shared their insights on the political situation in Germany following the recent coalition agreement formed between the parties of the grand… Read More

MEP Angelika Mlinar on the Future of Europe

A Discussion with Angelika Mlinar, MEP for the Austrian liberal party NEOS, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. What does the future of Europe look like? Between the migration crisis, Brexit, and the election of Trump, 2016 was a difficult year for the European Union. However, 2017 was a year of relief: in… Read More

Forum on the World Economic Order Program: Breaking the Barrier – Migration, Immigration, Integration

The Forum on the World Economic Order hosted its second delegation of experts in November for a seven day study tour focusing on challenges to migration, immigration, and integration both in the United States and around the world. The Forum was pleased to welcome five participants from South Africa, the Czech Republic, Germany, Turkey, and… Read More

“Confronting Bigotry and Intolerance in the Face of Rising Populism” – 25 years of Promoting Tolerance

The American Jewish Committee (AJC) and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) welcomed this year’s participants of the study tour “Promoting Tolerance” for a reception in Washington, DC to celebrate the 25th year of this flagship dialogue program. Claus Gramckow, Representative USA and Canada for the Transatlantic Dialogue Program of FNF and Andrew Baker,… Read More

German Wahlkampf – So geht das… really!?

Die Amerikaner sind Weltmeister im Wahlkampf führen. Ständig befindet sich das Land im Wahlkampfmodus. Dabei werden schwindelerregende Summen aufgewendet, um das Spektakel perfekt zu inszenieren. Doch wie funktioniert der Wahlkampf in Deutschland? Dieser Frage ging eine Gruppe amerikanischer Wahlkampfexperten nach, die auf Einladung der Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit den Bundestagswahlkampf aus nächster Nähe beobachteten. Akribische… Read More