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May 21, 2014

Liu Xiaobo and Xu Zhiyong to receive 2014 NED Democracy Award and Rep. Frank Wolf to be honored with the Democracy Service Medal

On May 29th, Chinese political prisoners Liu Xiaobo and Xu Zhiyong will be honored with the 2014 NED Democracy Award to mark the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square. For a lifetime of service to human rights, Rep. Frank Wolf will receive the Democracy Service Medal. :: MORE

May 14, 2014

PBS News Hour interviews Nadia Diuk on Eastern Ukraine's vote

 NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS News Hour on May 12, 2014 to discuss whether or not Eastern Ukrainians will vote in the upcoming presidential elections. :: MORE

Apr 14, 2014

New Issue of the JoD: Nelson Mandela, Ethnic Power-Sharing and Monarchies

The April Issue of the Journal of Democracy explores the legacy of Nelson Mandela through the eyes of a US ambassador, the difficulties of sharing power between different ethnicities and how monarchies have helped the evolution of democracy. Also featured are essays on South Asia, Zimbabwe and Freedom House's Freedom in the World report for 2013. :: MORE

Apr 11, 2014

Afghan Elections Reveal Remarkable Courage

The conduct of the Afghan elections showed increasing technical competence, and despite numerous incidents of shocking violence, including the tragic murder of Sardar Ahmad (founder of NED grantee Kabul Pressistan), Afghan security forces prevented the process from being derailed by violent insurgents.  :: MORE

Apr 9, 2014

NED-funded program featured by NDI on International Roma Day

Florin Priboi's interview with the National Democratic Institute on April, 8th, National Roma Day, highlights a NED program engaging Roma where they are often persecuted.  :: MORE

Apr 2, 2014

Nadia Diuk interviewed on RTÉ Radio

 Appearing on RTÉ Radio 1(Irish Public Radio) on Monday, March 31st, 2014, NED Vice President Dr. Nadia Diuk discusses the massing of Russian troops on Ukraine's border. 

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Mar 22, 2014

NED mourns Sardar Ahmad, founder of Kabul Pressistan

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. 

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Mar 18, 2014

Nadia Diuk interviewed on CNN concerning the Crimea Vote

Nadia Diuk, Vice President of the National Endowment for Democracy, discusses Crimea's controversial referendum. :: MORE

Mar 11, 2014

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk Discusses Threat to Eastern Europe

NED Vice-President Nadia Diuk appeared on PBS NewsHour to discuss "What's Russia's Ambition in Eastern Europe?" :: MORE

Feb 27, 2014

Nadia Diuk Interviewed on Recent Events in Ukraine

NED Vice President Nadia Diuk appeared on the Diane Rehm show, PBS NewsHour, RTE Radio 1, and Sirius XM Radio to discuss recent events in Ukraine. :: MORE