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THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. Each year, NED makes more than 1,600 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 90 countries.
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May 16, 2019

China’s Foreign Influence and Sharp Power Strategy to...

Christopher Walker testifies before the U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.

May 10, 2019

NED HOSTS “BUILDING DEMOCRATIC RESILIENCE IN THE WESTERN...

On May 2, 2019, the National Endowment for Democracy hosted a discussion of the state of democracy in the Western Balkans region, consisting of the nations of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and...

May 10, 2019

“Dollar Diplomacy or Debt Trap? Examining China’s Role...

Testimony before the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee, Western Hemisphere Subcommittee/

May 08, 2019

Presentation of Democracy Service Medal to Senator John...

Remarks made by NED Chairman Andrew H. Card, Jr. at IRI 2019 Freedom Dinner.

May 07, 2019

NED to honor late Sen. John McCain with Democracy Service...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) will honor the late Senator John McCain with a posthumous presentation of NED’s Democracy Service Medal.  NED Chairman Andrew Card will present the Medal tonight, May 7, at the annual Freedom Dinner...

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Initiatives of the National Endowment for Democracy

  • WORLD MOVEMENT FOR DEMOCRACY

    A network of activists, practitioners, scholars, policy makers, and funders who work

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  • INTERNATIONAL FORUM FOR DEMOCRATIC STUDIES

    The Forum strives to bridge the gap between academic research and the practice of democracy.

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  • journal of democracy

    The Journal of Democracy is the world’s leading publication on the theory and practice of democracy

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  • CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL MEDIA ASSISTANCE

    Raises the visibility and improves the effectiveness of media development around the world.

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