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Nov 16, 2011

NED mourns the loss of Fred Iklé

The Board and staff of the National Endowment for Democracy were deeply saddened by the death of Fred Iklé on November 10, 2011. :: MORE

Nov 10, 2011

New Books Highlight Questions of Identity

NED partners authored books on Turkey and Azerbaijan this fall examining questions of identity in the region. :: MORE

Nov 10, 2011

Teaching Rights in Pakistan Through Theatre

Pakistan’s Interactive Resource Centre (IRC) recently celebrated its Tenth Annual Interactive Theatre Festival, bringing performance groups from across the country to perform at the Multan Arts Council. :: MORE

Nov 8, 2011

Clinton emphasizes important role played by NDI and NED

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the work of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) and the rest of the NED family during her keynote address at NDI’s annual dinner on November 7. :: MORE

Oct 28, 2011

NED mourns the loss of Howard Wolpe

It was with great sadness that NED learned of the death of former Congressman Howard Wolpe (D-MI), who died suddenly on October 25 at his home in Michigan at the age of 71. Wolpe was a leader on Africa policy in the U.S. Congress and in the broader policy community. He served as a member of the NED Board of Directors from 2003-2009, working closely with the NED staff as the Board specialist for Africa. :: MORE

Oct 25, 2011

Arab Revolutions is the topic of October 26 Lipset Lecture at Canadian Embassy

Dr. Abdou Filali-Ansary of Aga Khan University is eighth Lipset Lecturer on Democracy in the World at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26 at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, DC. :: MORE

Oct 25, 2011

National Journal Profiles Fellow Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh

Mahboubeh Abbasgholizadeh, a visiting fellow at the National Endowment for Democracy, was profiled recently by National Journal for her work as an activist for women's rights in Iran. :: MORE

Oct 19, 2011

NED President included as one of TNR’s ‘Favorite People’

The November 3 issue of The New Republic includes NED President Carl Gershman on an editors’ list of “Our Favorite People.” :: MORE

Oct 19, 2011

Tawakkol Karman and Women Journalists Without Chains

Women Journalists Without Chains (WJWC) has been a NED grantee since 2008, but it was only with the Arab Spring protests in 2011 that the organization’s dynamic founder, Tawakkul Karman, began to garner international attention. :: MORE

Oct 17, 2011

NED Grantees Facilitate Peaceful Elections in Liberia

For the past year, NED grantees have been working in communities throughout the country on the civic and voter education initiatives that encouraged the 1.7 million registered voters to make their voices heard. Many young Liberians voted for the first time. :: MORE