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Feb 27, 2014

Ecuador’s Restrictive Press Law is Focus of March 5 Event with Sanctioned Cartoonist

The National Endowment for Democracy and its Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA) will host a March 5 luncheon discussion about Ecuador’s new communication law and how the government is using it to further restrict space for freedom of expression and independent news media in Ecuador. :: MORE

Feb 27, 2014

"Venezuela Needs an Outside Moderator"

Miriam Kornblith, NED Director for Latin America & the Caribbean, contributed to The New York Times' Opinion Pages on the evolving situation in Venezuela. :: 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 19, 2014

Vietnam: Coalition condemns Appeal Court decision in Le Quoc Quan Case

A coalition of 14 human rights NGOs and networks strongly condemns this week’s decision by an appeal court upholding a 30-month prison sentence for Vietnamese human rights lawyer and blogger Le Quoc Quan. Mr. Quan has been detained since December 2012. :: 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 13, 2013

On International Human Rights Day, 10 NGOs petition Appeal Judge to Acquit Vietnamese Blogger Activist

A Coalition of NGOs, including the National Endowment for Democracy, wrote an open letter requesting the release of Le Quoc Quan :: 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