In The News

This page includes articles and mentions of NED and NED grantees.

Aug 18, 2014

NED mourns the passing of Amb. Terence Todman

 It was with deep sadness that the Board and staff of NED learned of the death of Ambassador Terence Todman, who passed away on August 13, 2014 at the age of 88. :: MORE

Aug 12, 2014

Laith Kubba Talks About Current Political Developments in Iraq on PBS’ “NewsHour”

National Endowment for Democracy's Laith Kubba presents his analysis of the current political developments in Iraq on PBS NewsHour along with NED Board member Zalmay Khalilzad. :: MORE

Jul 17, 2014

NED fellow Sabir Nazar's cartoons on Buzzfeed

 NED Fellow Sabir Nazar's cartoons appeared on Buzzfeed.com today to explain 9 reaons why it's dangerous to be a journalist in Pakistan.  :: MORE

Jul 11, 2014

NED Authors Write on Ukraine and the Future of Democratic Transitions in July Journal of Democracy

The Journal of Democracy July 2014 issue features articles by two senior NED staff members. Program Vice President Nadia Diuk writes on “The Maidan and Beyond: Finding Ukraine” and Journal editor Marc Plattner writes on “The End of the Transitions Era?” both articles are available free of charge on the NED website.  :: MORE

May 14, 2014

PBS News Hour interviews Nadia Diuk on Eastern Ukraine's vote

 NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS News Hour on May 12, 2014 to discuss whether or not Eastern Ukrainians will vote in the upcoming presidential elections. :: MORE

Apr 9, 2014

NED-funded program featured by NDI on International Roma Day

Florin Priboi's interview with the National Democratic Institute on April, 8th, National Roma Day, highlights a NED program engaging Roma where they are often persecuted.  :: MORE

Mar 22, 2014

NED mourns Sardar Ahmad, founder of Kabul Pressistan

It is with deep sorrow to report that NED mourns the loss of Sardar Ahmad, a widely-respected Afghan journalist and founder of NED grantee Kabul Pressistan, in the tragic terrorist attack on the Serena Hotel in Kabul the day before the country’s elections. 

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Mar 18, 2014

Nadia Diuk interviewed on CNN concerning the Crimea Vote

Nadia Diuk, Vice President of the National Endowment for Democracy, discusses Crimea's controversial referendum. :: MORE

Mar 11, 2014

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk Discusses Threat to Eastern Europe

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss "What's Russia's Ambition in Eastern Europe?" :: MORE

Feb 27, 2014

Nadia Diuk Interviewed on Recent Events in Ukraine

NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on the Diane Rehm show, PBS NewsHour, RTE Radio 1, and Sirius XM Radio to discuss recent events in Ukraine. :: MORE

Feb 21, 2014

Reagan-Fascell Fellow Sergii Leshchenko on The Diane Rehm Show

Reagan-Fascell Fellow Sergii Leshchenko was on The Diane Rehm Show on Friday, February 21. :: MORE

Feb 19, 2014

NED President Carl Gershman Honored on Lithuanian Independence Day

NED President Carl Gershman received the Lithuanian Diplomacy Star, the award of honour of the Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, on Feb. 18, 2014, in Washington, DC. :: MORE

Feb 19, 2014

National Endowment for Democracy Adds Four to Board of Directors

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has added four new members to its Board of Directors. Elliott Abrams of the Council on Foreign Relations, Marne Levine of Facebook, Margaret Spellings of the George W. Bush Foundation, and Melanne Verveer of Georgetown University were elected at NED’s January 2014 board meeting. :: MORE

Feb 18, 2014

NED's Nadia Diuk on "Ukraine’s Self-Organizing Revolution"

NED's Nadia Diuk shed light on recent events in Ukraine with her recent article for World Affairs, "Euromaidan: Ukraine’s Self-Organizing Revolution:" :: MORE

Feb 3, 2014

NED's Miriam Lanskoy and Dylan Myles-Primakoff write in Foreign Policy on Sochi Olympics

 NED's Miriam Lanskoy and Dylan Myles-Primakoff write on "Sochi's Bitter Medicine" in Foreign Policy. :: MORE

Dec 12, 2013

NED President Carl Gershman Testifies Before Helsinki Commission

The Commission on Security and Cooperattion in Europe, also known as the Helsinki Commission held a hearing on Dec. 11 to discuss possible resolutions to the crisis in East Asia. Among those to testify was NED President Carl Gershman. :: MORE

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

Nov 11, 2013

Congressional Leaders to Mark NED 30th Anniversary at National Archives on Nov. 13

Stephanopoulos will lead discussion with Senators Menendez, McCain, Reps. Royce and Price. :: MORE

Aug 12, 2013

NED's Miriam Lanskoy on PBS to discuss Russia's ant-gay law

The NED's Miriam Lanskoy appeared on PBS NewsHour today to discuss Russia's anti-gay law and it's suppression of dissent. :: MORE

Jun 25, 2013

NED Vice President Louisa Greve testifies on Chinese hacking

NED Vice President Louisa Greve testifies at the Congressional-Executive Commission on China on the impact of Chinese hacking. :: MORE