Bikalpa conducted orientation programs in colleges and then selected the most interested students for their Workshops on Opening Market Promoting Entrepreneurship, in Biratnagar Nepal. The aim was to increase their personal capacities and equip them with a basic understanding of public policy and political economy issues including the value of […]
Students for Liberty in Venezuela told us that they have very few books for their work with students so we funded them to print 500 copies of the Spanish version of Eamonn Butler’s book Foundations of a Free Society. They are now arranging at least 6 seminars in 4 towns […]
This took place in Ankara on 12th – 15th October. It was a unique effort to bring together experts from different backgrounds, i.e academics, business people and civil society representatives instead of a fully academic gathering. The organization closely followed the Liberty Fund style in terms of rules and format. […]
The 7th Annual International Islam and Liberty Network’s two day conference on the Islamic Case for Religious Freedom was held in Jakarta on 11th & 12th November 2019. The Islam and Liberty Network were partnered by Fatayat Nahdlatul Ulama, Indonesia; International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS); Malaysia Religious Freedom Institute, USA.
About 100 participated including 25 speakers and presenters from Indonesia, Pakistan, Finland, Malaysia, Australia, Iran, Tunisia, India, Bangladesh, Nepal and the USA. Topics included the keynote speech on Freedom of Religion and Apostasy: Issues, Responses and Developments, and sessions on The Theory and Theology of Religious Freedom; Religious Freedom and Constitutional Frameworks; Religious Freedom, Harmony and Inclusion; Blasphemy Law: Issues and Challenges; Religious, Political and Economic Freedom; Inter-relationships; Non-Muslims in Muslim Majority Countries and Muslim and non-Muslim relationships.
February 2020 Only funded by NFS Tunisia is the only ‘Arab Spring’ country which has graduated from the tumultuous revolution to a more stable democracy and its recent experience suggests that Islam and democracy are compatible, provided political leadership demonstrates a pluralist approach. It is also a country which is […]
An action packed week was organised in June by Evans Exaud and the Liberty Sparks team. The week started with Media training with 200 applicants for 30 places. 20 were selected because of their radio and TV experience and 11 were journalists and students of journalism who have shown interest […]
Intensive training 30 students and separately 25 journalists Extensive Business etc 120 Media 18 on radio and TV. The Francophone Symposium was a series of two-day roundtables where the motto was the interactivity between minds engaged in promoting and defending the ideas of freedom and responsibility in Francophone Africa in […]
The institute organizes residential workshop for Pakistani youth every year at the hill station Khanaspur. This year the purpose of the workshop was for young people to learn the basis of a prosperous and responsible society. The program has been evolved over the last ten years and is now very popular with many applications to attend from young intellectuals even though everyone has to pay for part of the costs. The workshop provides an opportunity for the participants to learn about economic freedom as well as to network and take part in theatre, debates, discussion forums, and hiking in the beautiful valleys of northern Pakistan.
Religious tensions are part of the daily life in Lebanon and those tensions often lead to direct confrontations between sects and religions. The purpose of this workshop is to promote Free Market Economics an engine of peace and prosperity since it has the ability to become the common denominator of […]
Our long term partners The Afghan Economic and Legal Studies Organisation (AELSO) planned an ambitious Tolerance and Prosperity Caravan for autumn 2018 – spring 2019. The aim was to promote democracy, liberty, tolerance and opposition to radicalism in four provinces outside Kabul and increase understanding of these concepts and other […]