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Oct 28, 2014

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

Washington, DC -- 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 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 for 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

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

Aug 7, 2014

NED Hosts Africa Civil Society Conference

On August 4–6, 2014, NED seized the opportunity provided by the U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit to host a major African Civil Society Conference, bringing  together nearly 100 leading democracy and human rights activists from over 30 African nations to discuss how to address the most critical challenges to democracy in Africa today.   :: MORE

Jul 29, 2014

2014-2015 Penn Kemble Forum

The National Endowment for Democracy is accepting applications for its second cohort of Penn Kemble Youth Forum for Democracy Fellows. :: MORE