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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 2,000 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 100 countries.
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LATEST NEWS

October 07, 2022

NED Congratulates Nobel Peace Prize Winners

NED congratulates these courageous civil society leaders from Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine for their tireless work on the frontlines of defending democracy.

October 05, 2022

New Report: Supporting Media Amid Political Upheaval

A new report from the Center for International Media Assistance explores media reform lessons from Burma, Ethiopia, Sudan, Tunisia, and Ukraine.

October 04, 2022

During Kenya’s Election, NED Partners Target Online Misinformation

During Kenya's general election, NED partners worked to combat misinformation and disinformation, contributing to a smooth election process.

October 03, 2022

Nobel Peace Prize Winner Maria Ressa Joins World Movement...

The World Movement for Democracy at NED has named 2021 Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa as new chairperson of its Steering Committee.

September 21, 2022

NED’s Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Celebrates...

Since its establishment in 2001–2002, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program has hosted more than 360 fellows from over 100 countries.

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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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