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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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LATEST NEWS

June 21, 2017

Winner of 2017 NED Democracy Award returns home to legal...

Angolan Journalist Rafael Marques indicted for once again exposing government corruption.

June 08, 2017

NED Chairman Judy Shelton Reflects on Westminster Address

This month, we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Westminster Address.

June 08, 2017

NED Honors Legacy and Impact of President Reagan's Westminster...

On June 8th, 1982, delivered a major foreign policy address to the British Parliament in Westminster Palace, the catalyst that led to the establishment of a U.S. Democracy Foundation

June 08, 2017

Sen. Marco Rubio's Message to NED's 2017 Democracy Awardees

Marco Rubio congratulates the activists and honorees of the 2017 Democracy Award.

May 29, 2017

Zbigniew Brzezinski Mourned by NED

The National Endowment for Democracy lost a staunch friend and advocate with the death Friday, May 26, 2017, of former Board Member Zbigniew Brzezinski.

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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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