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2009-12-12 FNF PAK - The Foundation For Freedom

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Short insight into Friedrich Naumann Foundation and its work for freedom in Pakistan.

Short insight into Friedrich Naumann Foundation and its work for freedom in Pakistan.

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  • 1. FNF – the Foundation for Freedom LFP Freedom of Information Workshop, Dec.12 Lahore Olaf Kellerhoff Resident Representative Pakistan
  • 2. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Overview 1. Friedrich Naumann Foundation working for Freedom in Pakistan since 1986 2. Liberalism – a movement of freedom political philosophy & based on equality Friedrich Naumann (1860–1919)
  • 3. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Resident Representative Pakistan Olaf Kellerhoff Islamic History + International Relations (MA) at Hamburg Univ. Missions & Experiences abroad Somalia Marocco Turkey Kosovo (3x) Afghanistan (3x) Lebanon Apprenticeship as photographer
  • 4. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 1. FNF
  • 5. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Founding a foundation: President Heuss First president of the Federal Republic of Germany, Theodor Heuss (1884–1963), founded the endowment 1958 Heuss named the foundation after his mentor Friedrich Naumann Theodor Heuss – lifelong liberal: founding member of the Free Democratic Party (FDP) and its first chairperson 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 6. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Changing this world Naumann = protestant priest confronted with social question in Hamburg at an orphanage Getting active – liberalism as solution: published a magazine founded a party became MP parliamentarian, politician, Friedrich Naumann (1860–1919), philosopher – mastermind seen by Max Liebermann 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 7. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit Founded 1958: civic education for Germans regional offices in the provinces Liberal Institute (LI) think tank Scholarship department International Academy for Leadership (IAF) Headquarters in Potsdam (Germany), Jan. 2009 since 1963 abroad 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 8. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Worldwide: in over 60 countries Regional approach 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 9. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Sharing the fate with FNF in Pakistan Pakistan… working for Freedom in Pakistan since 1986 objectives: liberal democracy civic education human rights free market economy peaceful conflict resolution … and consequently working for betterment 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 10. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Small team – big outcome Syed Hussain Shah Muhammad Nisar handyman handyman outside the office inside the office Muhammad Anwar Chief-Administrator Munazza Batool Program Coordinator 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 11. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Sustainable work through partners Crucial Element is the self-responsible programme work of our partners. FNF trains, consults, interlinks and funds. 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 12. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 LFP-Elections in Larkana Meeting in Mithi Seminars, workshops, meetings Lahore (FGP), Karachi, Management Conflict Jul. 09 Children’s parliament (SPARC), Isl. 09 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 13. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Millenium Development Goals Pursuing MDGs… UN initiative in 2001 – achieved by 2015 1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger 2. Achieve universal primary education 3. Promote gender equality and empower women 4. Reduce child mortality 5. Improve maternal health …with German tax payers’ money: 6. Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other Minister for Economic Cooperation and diseases Development, Heidemarie Wieczorek-Zeul, 7. Ensure environmental sustainability and German Ambassador, Michael Koch, in discussion with the German foundations. 8. Develop a global partnership for development Serena Hotel, Islamabad, Apr. 2009 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 14. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Political Foundations Instrument to implement constitution: The political parties contribute to the formation of the political will of the people. [German Basic Law, Art. 21] Weimar Republic (1918– 1933): Democracy without democrats =>civic education Pluralism: democracy taught with different views learning respect for each other 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 15. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Same view – different duties party: develops political objectives and raises political will to achieve those goals Courtesy of © Harald Kirschner faction: turns party will into parliamentary work foundation: research and formulation of policies capacitates political actors Delegation of the foundation at raises political interest the party’s parliamentary group hall 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 16. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 2. Liberalism - a movement of freedom
  • 17. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Liberal: Misuse and Misunderstanding Liberal: from latin: liber – free Liberalism – concerning Freedom Libertarian: a person who upholds the principles of absolute and unrestricted liberty esp. of thought and action Libertine: a person who is unrestrained by convention or morality, one leading a dissolute life 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 18. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Liberalism political philosophy economical ideology worldwide movement hardly an undisputed definition – Liberals avoid Dogmas =>approach by seven selected thinkers Hambach Festival, 1848 (Germany) 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 19. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Liberty leading the people before Socrates Locke: Two treatise on Government, 1690 American Revolution, 1776 French Revolution, 1789 Hambach Festival, 1848 19th century economic La liberté guidant le peuple take-off Eugène Delacroix, 1830 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 20. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 “We are the people!” Protestant Prussia Totalitarianism: National Socialism Communism Peace & freedom after 1945 Renaissance since 1989 Berlin Wall open: 12. Nov. 1989 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 21. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Freedom of Information citizens’ right citizens’ awareness in civic education improving work anti-corruption FoI Workshop, July 30 2009, Karachi 1. Foundation for Freedom 2. Movement for Freedom
  • 22. Olaf Kellerhoff FNF – the Foundation for Freedom 12.12.2009 Follow us: twitter.com/FNF_Pakistan Keep in touch! See us: flickr.com/photos/liberal_friends_of_pakistan Watch us: youtube.com/LiberalFriendsofPAK Read with us: amazon.com (People search: FNF Pakistan) Learn from us: slideshare.net/LiberalFriendsofPakistan Become a fan: Liberal Friends of Pakistan www.mynameise.com/LiberalFriendsofPAK Also in Urdu www.southasia.fnst.org