"We Can Always Try!": 3 PHL Startups Celebrate Optimism on World Innovation Day

FNF Philippines celebrates with the world by presenting stories of creativity and determination, hope and zeal, success and even failure of young and talented Filipinos who are driven to make things...

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World Creativity and Innovation Day

“Charot!” Talks About Charter Change and Elections, Urges Voters to be “Choosy”

With the ongoing debates on charter change (cha-cha) and campaigns for mid-term elections in full throttle, how does one cruise through a sea of information? How do people make informed decisions?...

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Charot! cast on stage

Freedom Mov_E Features a ‘Love Letter’ to a Martial Law Prisoner

‘A love letter,’ real life Commander Liway Cecille Oebanda, shared that the movie Liway is her son’s love letter to her— to the sacrifices she made fighting for a better society during the...

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Discussing Dev't Cooperation, Innovation&Erinnerungskultur with German Students

A group of about Bachelor and Master graduates of the study courses B.A. International Economics and Development and M.S. Economics had travelled from Bayreuth University to get acquainted with...

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Students from Germany visited FNF Philippines

Leadership Comes in Many Different Faces

The “i am free to lead” forum is designed to harness leadership to invigorate citizen participation among the youth. 

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Group photo of the 'I am Free to Lead' panel and audience

Senator MAR Roxas Accepts FNF’s Freedom Flame Award

Senator Manuel Araneta Roxas II (MAR) is the lone awardee of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom’s (FNF) Freedom Flame Award this year.

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MAR Roxas delivers his speech as Freedom Flame awardee

Innovation Culture Takes Over Youth in Southern Philippines

In Butuan City, more than two hundred students and civil society representatives from all over Caraga Region converged to participate in FNF Philippine’s I am Free to Innovate forum. The forum aimed...

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iStart Startups: I am Free to Innovate

Advancement of Good Governance Begins in the Most Basic Political Unit

Through the School of Leadership and Governance (SLG), thirty three (33) newly-elected barangay captains from different provinces underwent a series of trainings, collaboratively designed by Kaya...

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Advancement of good governance begins in the most basic political unit

Developing Innovative Ecosystem in the Philippines through Startup Legislation

With the Innovative Startup Bill in place, competition will be further strengthened among the actors in the Philippine economy. The proposed legislation aims to respond to the needs of the growing...

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 Mr. Jose Escalante during the Philippine Economic Society (PES) 56th Annual Meeting and Conference

Freedom Mov_e 2018: Blurring the Lines Between Truth and Fiction

A Filipino mother working abroad mourning for her daughter who was a victim of extrajudicial killings; a teacher sharing her story of abuse during the Martial Law era; an elementary student being...

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FNF's Wolfgang Heinze with CHR's Chair Chito Gascon, Commissioner Leah Armamento and Commissioner Gwen Pimentel-Gana