Slovak Conservative Institute receives a Templeton Freedom Award 2009

The Atlas Economic Research Foundation has published the results of its international award called Templeton Freedom Awards. One of laureates of this prestigious prize for 2009 is the Slovak Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik, the SITA newswire wrote

The Atlas Economic Research Foundation has published the results of its international award called Templeton Freedom Awards. One of laureates of this prestigious prize for 2009 is the Slovak Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik, the SITA newswire wrote

These are awarded annually to think-tanks for their exceptionality when pursuing personal freedom. From among more than 130 applicants of 47 countries from all over the world, the independent judges picked 16 winners in 8 categories. The Slovak Conservative Institute of M. R. Štefánik (KI) received the prize awarded to established institutes in the category Ethics and Values. The award went to KI for the implementation of a cycle of economic lectures called the Conservative Economic Quarterly Lecture Series (CEQLS).

Within this program KI has so far organises 16 lectures by outstanding personalities including the author of Chilean pension reform José Pińero, well-known French Professor and ex-president of the Mont Pelerin Society, Pascal Salin, outstanding U.S. economist and head of the CATO Institute William
Niskanen, U. S. philosopher, theologian and political scientist Michael Novak of the American Enterprise Institute, and Spanish proponent of free banking Jesús Huerta de Soto.

The aim of the Templeton Freedom Awards is to praise the work of independent think-tanks that contribute a great deal to the understanding and promotion of freedom in the world. They are named after the late philanthropist, Sir John Templeton, and have been awarded since 2003. SITA

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