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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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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...

July 13, 2017

The Fight for Democracy: A New Era of Competition

NED Vice President for Studies and Analysis Christopher Walker in a new issue of Konrad-Adenauer Stiftung's International Reports discusses how authoritarian regimes have made dramatic inroads in challenging the integrity and prestige of the...

July 13, 2017

NED Mourns Liu Xiaobo

The death of Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo is a devastating loss for the country’s democrats and peaceful advocates of gradual reform, the National Endowment for Democracy said today.

July 05, 2017

Forum Q&A: Rafael Marques de Morais on Kleptocracy in Angola

Melissa Aten of the International Forum for Democratic Studies speaks with Rafael Marques de Morais on the topic of kleptocracy and its effect on Angola’s development.

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  • 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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