4liberty.eu N E W S L E T T E R [APRIL 2023]

The April issue of the 4liberty.eu Newsletter provides an overview of the articles published on the 4liberty.eu website, serving as a starting point for further exploration.
Reinventing Family Policies in CEE: 4liberty.eu Review No. 18 Now Available Online
We are pleased to present the eighteenth issue of 4liberty.eu Review, titled “Reinventing Family Policies in CEE?”. This time, our primary focus is on social and family policies in the region, their shortcomings, and much needed reforms.

Daniel Milbacher (Paradigm Institute):
AI-Driven Healthcare. Dream or Reality?
Today, we are living in the age of the fourth industrial revolution. This industrial revolution is all about digitalization. Not only in manufacturing, but also in services, the human factor is increasingly being eliminated.

Elena Leontjeva (LFMI):
Windfall Tax on Lithuanian Banks Will Damage the Whole Ecosystem
The narrative of excess profits that recently sparked in public discussions in Lithuania was not accidental. Initially, business companies had been suspected of profiting from inflation. Then suspicions of undeserved profits hit banks. And here we are – digesting a proposal from the government to impose a special windfall tax on banks.

10th Edition of Freedom Games Is Coming!
We are pleased to announce that the next edition of the event will be held on September 15-17, 2023, in Lodz, with the leading topic being “Turning Point”! During the tenth anniversary edition of the Freedom Games, a new generation of experts, NGOs, business, politicians, and citizens will present a proposal for change, a way to tame uncertainty, and a prospect for the future both locally and globally.

Kitti Maria Papp (Republikon Institute):
Being Female (Politician) in Hungary – Contract for Never-Ending Obstacle Race
In Hungary, the proportion of female representatives has been hovering around 10% since 1989, while globally, the number of women in public life has been steadily increasing since 1997. For example, two-thirds of the Rwandan lower house are women, and their proportion reaches one-third in the upper house, so they lead the global ranking for parliamentary representation of women.

Oksana Kuziakiv (IER Kiev):
Despite War Ukraine’s Customs Made Good Step Toward European Family
The war caught Ukrainian customs in the process of reform. Before the war, the customs service in Ukraine was reformed in several stages. Some results have been achieved, although the main challenges, corruption, and inconsistent regulatory enforcement, still need to be overcome. But the war with Russia created new challenges.