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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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January 27, 2020

National Endowment for Democracy appoints Shuler, Carpenter,...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has added three new members to its Board of Directors. At its meeting on January 10, the NED Board elected for three-year terms Liz Shuler, the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO; Scott Carpenter, the...

January 09, 2020

Journal of Democracy names William Dobson as new...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has named William (“Will”) Dobson as the new coeditor of the Journal of Democracy. Mr. Dobson most recently served as Chief International Editor for NPR, leading the network’s award-winning global...

January 08, 2020

How the Way We Think Drives Disinformation: An International...

An International Forum working paper on factors driving the "demand" side of the disinformation challenge, written by Samuel Woolley and Katie Joseff.

December 31, 2019

International Forum for Democratic Studies' 2019 Year in...

As 2019 draws to a close, the International Forum for Democratic Studies is pleased to share with you a selection of its work on the challenges posed to democratic principles by authoritarian influence; the intersection of democracy and technology;...

December 21, 2019

National Endowment for Democracy (NED), NDI, IRI, CIPE and...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) and its four core grantees, the National Democratic Institute (NDI), the International Republican Institute (IRI), the Solidarity Center, and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) are...

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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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