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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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October 17, 2019

Journal of Democracy October 2019 Issue: Europe Grapples...

The October issue of the Journal of Democracy features two article clusters, one on populism in Europe and another on Southeast Asia's troubling elections.

August 06, 2019

The Big Question: What is the Biggest Impediment to Democratic...

The International Forum for Democratic Studies asked five leading experts their opinion on the single biggest challenge to good governance in sub-Saharan Africa.

July 30, 2019

Democracy Research News July 2019

Democracy Research News is the electronic newsletter of the Network of Democracy Research Institutes (NDRI), a membership association of institutions that conduct and publish research on democracy and democratic development.

July 18, 2019

"Ukraine's Post-Maidan Struggles: The Rise of an 'Outsider'...

Joanna Rohozinska and Vitaliy Shpak assess Ukraine's post-Maidan struggles and the election of Volodymyr Zelensky in the Journal of Democracy's July 2019 issue.

July 17, 2019

Journal of Democracy July 2019 Issue: Aspirations and Realities...

The July 2019 issue of the Journal of Democracy features a cluster of six articles examining recent political trends in sub-Saharan Africa.

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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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