Think. Write. Win.
Friedrich Naumann Foundation
, Center For Civil Society
and South Asia Students For Liberty
, are organizing an essay writing competition.
The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is the foundation for liberal politics in the Federal Republic of Germany. It aims to promote the goal of making the principle of freedom valid for the dignity of all people and in all areas of society, both in Germany and abroad. With the safeguarding and the development of its statutory projects (civic education and dialogue, sponsorship of the talented, research and political consultation, archive-work), the Friedrich Naumann Foundation wants to contribute to shaping the future.
Centre for Civil Society (CCS)
is a non-profit think tank
based in New Delhi
. The Centre was founded in 1997 by Parth Shah, former Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan. It operates as an independent research and educational organisation. According to the 2014 Global Go To Think Tank
Index Report (Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program
, University of Pennsylvania
), CCS is rated number 5 (of 100) in the “Top Think Tanks Worldwide (non-U.S.)”, number 50 (of 150) of “Top Think Tanks Worldwide (U.S. and non-U.S.) and number 14 (of 50) in the “Top Think Tanks in China, India, Japan, and the Republic of Korea”.Students For Liberty South Asia
stands for the cause of greater freedom in one’s economic, personal and intellectual life. Our aim is to identify and support pro-liberty students in Asia and empower the first generation of student leaders who will lead the liberty movement in the region. SFL South Asia supports pro-liberty student groups by providing resources, advising students on effective leadership strategies, and connecting students from across Asia with both like-minded peers and important leaders and organizations in the pro-liberty movement. SFL South Asia’s activities help students generate the skills, momentum, and connections necessary to effectively advance the pro-liberty movement within Asia and abroad.
Topic: We want to know what it means to YOU to be a liberal in India!
Seeking original texts in English—authors of the 20 best essays will receive cash prizes and their essays will be published in a book!
The winner of the best essay will also be invited to join an education activity hosted by FNF in Germany.
For guidelines, eligibility and more information, click here. The deadline for submission is 15 September 2015.