The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is the foundation for liberal politics in the Federal Republic of Germany. It aims to promote the principles of freedom and dignity of all people and in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad. Through civic education and dialogue programmes, sponsorship of the talented, research and political consultation and archive-work, the Friedrich Naumann Foundation contributes to shaping the future in a liberal way.
In Germany the Foundation offers diverse forums, especially for young people, to exchange information and experience and discuss current and future political and societal developments. Its main focus is to promote a greater understanding of politics and to inspire citizens to take part in the political process.
Abroad, the support of human rights, rule of law and democracy in more than 60 countries form the core of our work. Furthermore, we assist in the sustainable development of democratic and constitutional structures by supporting liberal parties and groups. A strong network of associations of democratic parties, human rights organisations and academic institutions offers a strong basis of our activities abroad. The Foundation’s central idea, both at home and abroad, is the promotion of freedom and responsibility.