What's New at NED

Dec 4, 2013

The Center for International Media Assistance Announces New Senior Director

Mark Nelson Named to Lead Media Development Arm of the National Endowment for Democracy.:: MORE

Jun 18, 2013

Youth Activists to Receive 2013 Democracy Award

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED)’s 2013 Democracy Award will highlight the important role that youth are playing in advancing democracy in the world today:: MORE

Jun 17, 2013

NED Urges Kerry to Raise the Case of Le Quoc Quan

The National Endowment for Democracy and the World Movement for Democracy have joined more than a dozen leading human rights organizations in signing a letter urging U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to address the upcoming trial of prominent Vietnamese activist Le Quoc Quan at the ASEAN conference later this month.:: MORE

Jun 12, 2013

Progress in Pakistan: Report from the 2013 Elections

Brian Joseph, the Endowment’s Senior Director for Asia and Global Programs, participated in an international election observation mission to Pakistan for the country’s May 11, 2013, general elections. Many NED grantees were also working to ensure accountability in this highly charged and politically volatile country.:: MORE

Jun 3, 2013

New Report: Democracy Think Tanks in Action

The National Endowment for Democracy’s (NED) International Forum for Democratic Studies has published a new report, Democracy Think Tanks in Action: Translating Research into Policy in Young and Emerging Democracies. The report examines how leading democracy think tanks are finding ways to make a meaningful impact in their countries.:: MORE

May 31, 2013

Pakistan Grantee Fields All-Female Election Observer Team

Aware Girls, a Peshawar-based NED grantee that was co-founded by sisters Saba and Gulalai Ismail, fielded Pakistan’s first-ever election observation team composed entirely of young women. Their work was profiled in the Washington Post and the Guardian (UK).:: MORE

May 21, 2013

North Korea Grantees Featured in the Guardian

Free North Korea Radio and Daily NK, both NED grantees, were featured in “North Koreans tune in for a glimpse of the outside world” in The Guardian (UK, May 1, 2013).:: MORE

May 17, 2013

NED Honored with Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute Award

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) presented NED president Carl Gershman with its International Leadership Award for his “unwavering commitment to democracy.:: MORE

May 3, 2013

Democracy Promotion Benefits the United States

NED Board member Zalmay Khalilzad responds to the National Interest.:: MORE

Apr 21, 2013

On Bloomberg.com, NED's Miriam Lanksoy writes on the tensions in Chechnya

In the wake of the Boston bombings, NED Director for Russia and Eurasia Miriam Lanskoy discussed tensions in Chechnya and Chechens in the United States in an op-ed for Bloomberg news.:: MORE