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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

July 13, 2024

NED Statement on Attack Against Former President Trump

NED condemns the attack on former President Donald Trump and mourns the loss of life at a campaign rally.

July 01, 2024

Forum Focus: June 2024

Regular news from the National Endowment for Democracy's International Forum for Democratic Studies on global challenges facing democracy around the world. SHARE ON FACEBOOK | SHARE...

June 28, 2024

NED Honors Partners and Leaders at the 2024 Democracy Awards

The 2024 NED Democracy Awards paid tribute to the courage and achievements of NED partners from Ukraine, Tibet, and Sudan, as well as extraordinary champions of democracy around the world.

June 03, 2024

NED Honors Champions of Freedom with 2024 Democracy Awards

The 2024 Democracy Awards will honor the remarkable achievements of NED partners and leaders who have dedicated their lives to the advancement of democracy.

April 16, 2024

New Chief Operating Officer Joins NED

The National Endowment for Democracy has named Sheila Crowley as its new chief operating officer (COO) at a time of historic leadership change, growth, and transition for the organization.

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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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