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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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February 17, 2017

NED Mourns the Passing of Michael Novak

 It was with great sadness that the Board of Directors and staff of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) learned of the passing of former NED Board member Michael Novak who died this morning, February 17, at the age of 83. Novak, who...

February 08, 2017

Dr. Judy Shelton is New Chairman of National Endowment for...

Dr. Judy Shelton was elected the new Chairman of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) by NED’s Board of Directors at its January 10, 2017 meeting. An economist who has written widely on issues of international finance and monetary policy,...

January 18, 2017

January 2017 Issue of the Journal of Democracy

Is liberal democracy in trouble? What are Brexit's implications for the U.K. and its party system? How did Turkey's Erdoğan defeat the attempted coup?

December 09, 2016

"The Signs of Deconsolidation": Pre-Release Journal of Democracy...

Building on their earlier article, "The Danger of Deconsolidation: The Democratic Disconnect," in the July 2016 Journal of Democracy, Roberto Foa and Yascha Mounk argue in the January 2017 Journal of Democracy that survey evidence of citizen...

December 05, 2016

NED's Kamissa Camara Talks About Long-serving African Leaders...

Kamissa Camara of the National Endowment for Democracy talks to CNNI's Jonathan Mann about what this means for the future of Gambia, Angola and Africa. Source: CNN

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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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