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Run for Free!*
Runners in yellow and blue who believe that they should be ‘free from corruption’ will gather on Sunday, 27 November 2011 at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City for the Freedom Run. 1000 runners are expected to join the event and participate in the long line up of activities. Read more on the Freedom Run.

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Improving Philippines’ human rights condition, one child at a time - this is Ateneo Human Rights Center’s (AHRC) Child Rights Desk new groundbreaking project that focuses on instilling child rights advocates among children. Read more on Child Talk.

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Road to Manila Congress Fora
The Philippines, particularly under the Aquino administration, is looked up to as the beacon of democracy in a region bereft of strong democratic credentials. And given the discussion led by panelists in this forum, Asia's first democratic republic is up to the challenge. The Road to Manila Congress is a series of discussions in preparation for the Liberal International 57th Congress on Human Rights and Trade, co-organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty and the Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats.

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Liberal Party Leaders on Visitor Information Programme
The role of political parties and civil society as instruments to propel liberal principles and reforms in the Philippines was illuminated in a three-day seminar held last May 4-6 in Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Prominent liberal stalwarts, Deputy Speaker Lorenzo “Erin” Tañada and CALD Secretary-General Dr. Nereus “Neric” Acosta, were two of the remarkable speakers who imparted valuable lessons on lobbying advocacies and cooperation between political parties and civil society, respectively. Read more on the story here.
Child Talk "Filipinos are Great!" (2 part videos)
Observe the session at the European Parliament. Meet the leaders of the Alliance of Liberal Democrats in Europe (ALDE). See the Bundegstag. Visit the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF) Headquarters. Watch this two-part video and experience all this with the "Magnificent 7" - the delegation of the Liberal Party of the Philippines (LP) to the Information Program in Strasbourg and Berlin on July 3-9, 2011. Read more on the story here.
Child Talk FNF Philippines 25th Anniversary Program Launch
The year-long celebration of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty’s (FNF) 25th Anniversary revs up as entries to the search for The Liberal Project, one of the programs organized for silver jubilee, stream in. Read more on the story here.
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The Philippine Office of the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty presents its silver year anniversary video in promoting liberal advocacy in the country. FNF opened its office in Manila after the People Power Revolution in 1986. Since then, it has cooperated with the Liberal Party of the Philippines (LP) to pursue political education. Over the years, it has established partnership with the National Institute for Policy Studies (NIPS), Ateneo Human Rights Center (AHRC), Philippine Economic Society (PES), and Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) to promote its liberal advocacies. Read more on the story here.
Liberal Party Leaders on Visitor Information Programme
A seven-person delegation of the Philippine Liberal Party (LP) found several solutions to issues of party building and also to policies affecting the Philippines international relations during a whirlwind visit to Europe 3-9 July. But they were also warned by some of the problems that their European liberal counterparts are facing. Read more on the story here.
The Liberal Project
The Liberal Project aims to recognize outstanding initiatives that promote the liberal values of good governance, human rights and free trade. It seeks to acknowledge legislations, policies, and programs that made an impact in the national or local scene, and that translated these liberal principles into practical ideas that engage the public. Read more on the video here.
Freedom Road to Manila
Two Europeans tour Manila and discuss the sacrifices of Philippine heroes like Dr. Jose Rizal so that Filipinos may enjoy freedom. They talk about Ninoy and Cory Aquino who stood up against a dictator to fight for democracy. They review the promises of the liberal government of President Noynoy Aquino, which has given the country a lot of optimism and hope. Read more on the video here.
Through the Years: The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty 25 years in the Philippines
Liberal leaders from all over the world were present as the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty (FNF) Philippines launched its programs to celebrate its 25th year in the country. Read more on the videohere.
Corruption in the Philippines: What Went Wrong? What Can We Do Now?
EAnti-corruption expert Tony Kwok, who was also an investigator at the Office of the Ombudsman during the tenure of Simeon Marcelo, said that the Philippines is on the right track in its fight against corruption and is doing better than other countries in Asia. Read more on the event here.
Peace in Mindanao: A Forum on Peace Process with the MILF
The Philippine Government’s (GRP) Peace Negotiating Panel with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) discussed the prospects of peace talks with the Liberal Party (LP) on 25 April 2011. Read more on the event here.
Excesses, Recovery and Good Government
Excesses, Recovery and Good Government is an exhibit organized by the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG). PCGG was founded 25 years ago as the first act of Cory Aquino as President, primarily to investigate what happened to the millions of pesos that had disappeared under the regime of Ferdinand Marcos. The exhibit will be moved to other high-traffic areas and also to schools in Metro Manila and in the provinces to generate more public awareness. Read more on the event here.
Political Party Performance and Stability in the Philippines
10 February 2011, The Political Democracy and Reform (PODER) organized an event entitled "Political Party Performance and Stability in the Philippines," part of a series reviving political development and electoral reform discussions. The event was supported by the Ateneo School of Governance and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Liberty. Read more on the event here.
Senator Jovito R. Salonga Tribute
Liberal Party of the Philippines Chairman Emeritus, Senator Jovito R. Salonga, delivers his speech on the occasion of his 90th birthday prepared by the Liberal Party of the Philippines. Members and top leaders of the party gives tribute through speeches and presentation. The event was also graced by members of the parliament from different parts of Asia and Europe.
LENTE Video
This short film documents the work of the Legal Network for Truthful Elections (LENTE). LENTE a non-partisan nationwide network of lawyers, law students and paralegals engaged in election monitoring work.
The Philosophy of Liberty
The philosophy of liberty is based on self-ownership. This simple but elegant and hard-hitting animation will explain exactly what that means. It's a great tool anyone can use to educate children and adults about our right to life, liberty, and the property we create - and our responsibility to think, speak and act.

Moments in History - The Fall of the Berlin Wall
Here is a short 6 minutes documentary that shows the events that lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall and beyond.
"Walled In!" Germany's inner border
For 28 years, a nearly insurmountable barrier kept people from fleeing East Germany. But then, the dramatic night of November 9, 1989, saw the fall of the Wall... more: www.dw-world.de
FDP Campaign
Property Rights in the Philippines
Noel Maurer
Associate Professor, Harvard Business School
30 July 2009, Makati City
Will Elites Permit Reform?
John Nye
Professor, George Mason University
30 July 2009, Makati City







 
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