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Nov 3, 2010

NED Grantees Play Key Role in Facilitating Côte d’Ivoire Elections

NED Program Officer Dominique Dieudonné discusses how NDI and other NED grantees helped pave the way for the October 31 elections in Côte d’Ivoire. :: MORE

Oct 22, 2010

Afghan Grantee Sakeena Yacoobi and the Afghan Institute of Learning Featured in New York Times

Afghan Grantee Sakeena Yacoobi and the Afghan Institute of Learning hailed by Nicholas Kristoff in the New York Times in "Dr. Greg and Afghanistan" on October 22, 2010. :: MORE

Oct 22, 2010

Read Media Coverage of NED's North Korea Conference

Read media coverage of NED's conference on "North Korea's Shifting Political Landscape: Will Succession Provide Opportunities for Expanded Human Rights and Democracy in the Hermit Kingdom?" :: MORE

Oct 20, 2010

NED’s Miriam Lanskoy Discusses Chechen Violence on PBS NewsHour

Miriam Lanskoy, NED’s senior program officer for Central Asia and the Caucasus was interviewed on PBS NewsHour on recent violence in Chechnya. :: MORE

Oct 20, 2010

RF Fellow Arturo Alvarado Mendoza Featured on NPR's OnPoint

Reagan-Fascell Fellow Arturo Alvarado Mendoza discusses the violence in Mexico on NPR's OnPoint Radio.  :: MORE

Oct 8, 2010

NED Extends Its Warmest Congratulations to Grantee Liu Xiaobo on Receiving the Nobel Peace Prize

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) joins democrats and human rights defenders in China and around the world in congratulating Liu Xiaobo on receiving the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize.   :: MORE

Oct 4, 2010

Blind rights advocate Chen Guangcheng should be set free

Chen Guangcheng, a blind, self-taught lawyer imprisoned by China’s communist authorities after exposing official abuses, was recently freed from prison after finishing a 51-month prison sentence, but then immediately placed under de facto house arrest. :: MORE

Sep 21, 2010

Human Rights, Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland and Bosnia

NED Senior Program Officer Ivana Howard testified before Congress on "Human Rights, Peace and Reconciliation in Northern Ireland and Bosnia."  :: MORE

Sep 20, 2010

Parliamentarians Seek to Advance Democracy

On September 15th, the International Day of Democracy, the National Endowment for Democracy joined with the Parliamentary Forum of the Community of Democracies, the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, the International Republican Institute, and the National Democratic Institute to convene a meeting to discuss challenges to democracy in Eastern Europe, Latin America, and Africa. :: MORE

Sep 17, 2010

Founder of The Irrawaddy Magazine Wins Award for Journalism

Aung Zaw, founder and editor of NED grantee The Irrawaddy magazine, is a recipient of the 2010 Prince Claus Fund award for journalism. :: MORE