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Dec 5, 2014

Laura Golightly Named Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration at National Endowment for Democracy

NED appoints Laura Golightly as Senior Director of Financial Management & Integration. :: MORE

Nov 18, 2014

Gershman: Are Czechs giving up on moral responsibility?

 NED President Carl Gershman wrote an op-ed entitled, "Are Czechs giving up on moral responsibility" for The Washington Post (Nov. 16, 2014). :: MORE

Oct 28, 2014

11th Annual Lipset Lecture titled “Russia’s Political System: The Drama of Decay,”

 The Eleventh Annual Seymour Martin Lipset Lecture on Democracy in the World will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014, 6:00 p.m., at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC, featuring Lilia Shevtsova, Senior Associate at the Carnegie Moscow Center. Dr. Shevtsova will deliver a lecture entitled "Russia's Political System: The Drama of Decay.” :: MORE

Oct 28, 2014

NED President Carl Gershman's counterargument to Mearsheimer article

 NED President Carl Gershman rejects the argument put forth in by John Mearsheimer (“Why the Ukraine Crisis is the West’s Fault” September/October 2014) in Foreign Affairs (November/December 2014). :: MORE

Oct 22, 2014

NED Welcomes Fall 2014 Fellows

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce its Fall 2014 cohort of Reagan-Fascell, Hurford Youth, and Visiting Fellows. :: MORE

Oct 21, 2014

NED announces inaugural cohort of Penn Kemble Youth Fellows

NED is proud to announce its inaugural cohort of Penn Kemble Youth Forum on Democracy Fellows. Named for one of the democracy movement’s most committed activists and strategists, the Forum is an opportunity for mentorship, networking, and education for young professionals who share Kemble’s commitment to advancing democracy around the world. :: MORE

Oct 14, 2014

The National Endowment for Democracy and support for democracy in Hong Kong

 In the wake of recent pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong, state controlled Chinese news outlets have published erroneous reports that the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has played a central role in the protests. :: MORE

Oct 5, 2014

Ivan Krastev writes on popular protests in new issue of the Journal of Democracy

 The October issue also delves into recent elections in India, Indonesia, and the EU; the relationship between security and democracy in Africa; the impact of external influences on democratization; and term limits in Latin America. :: MORE

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