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
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.
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
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