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THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year, NED makes more than 1,000 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries.
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September 22, 2017

Testimony of Dave Peterson - National Endowment for Democracy...

Senior Director of Africa Programs testifies at Hearing on the Future of Democracy and Governance in Liberia House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations.

September 01, 2017

NED Welcomes 2017-18 Cohort of Penn Kemble Fellows

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce the selection of its 2017-18 Penn Kemble Forum Democracy Fellows. This group of 31 rising leaders represents a dynamic cross-section of young foreign policy professionals from...

August 07, 2017

Remarks by Carl Gershman on Promoting Democratic Cooperation...

The democratic struggles that have been waged in this region over the past decades, and the enormous progress that has been made in so many countries in promoting the rule of law and accountable and effective governance, have laid the foundation...

July 25, 2017

FORUM Q&A: Philip Howard on Computational Propaganda’s...

Dean Jackson of the International Forum for Democratic Studies spoke with Phil Howard to discuss political bots, computational propaganda, and the challenges they pose to democracy.

July 18, 2017

Journal of Democracy July 2017 Issue: India's Democracy...

What are the key challenges facing India as the world's largest democracy marks the 70th anniversary of its independence? Can liberalism be protected by limiting democracy? Does the history of the interwar years really prove that democracies...

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Initiatives

  • WORLD MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

    A network of activists, practitioners, scholars, policy makers, and funders who work

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  • INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC STUDIES

    The Forum strives to bridge the gap between academic research and the practice of democracy.

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  • journal of democracy

    The Journal of Democracy is the world’s leading publication on the theory and practice of democracy

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  • CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ASSISTANCE

    Raises the visibility and improves the effectiveness of media development around the world.

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