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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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November 17, 2022

Digital Directions: November 17, 2022

Digital Directions is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on the evolving relationships among digital technologies, information integrity, and democracy.

November 16, 2022

Watch: Iranians Demonstrate for Freedom

In the face of the regime’s brutal crackdown on demonstrations in Iran, human rights advocates stress the need for solidarity.

November 16, 2022

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR DEMOCRACY WELCOMES LESLIE AUN AS...

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has named Leslie Aun as its first vice president of communications and public engagement.

November 15, 2022

Watch: Highlights from World Movement for Democracy's 11th...

The World Movement for Democracy 11th Global Assembly in Taipei, Taiwan, brought together democracy activists from over 70 countries to work together toward a democratic future.

November 10, 2022

Announcing New Webpages for Translated Research and Analysis

The International Forum for Democratic Studies has translated many of its publications about emerging global challenges to democracy into Arabic, Chinese, French, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

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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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