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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 05, 2018

NED Congratulates Dr. Denis Mukwege, winner of 2018 Nobel...

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=17&v=KU62X6iV1ZI[/embed] The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) congratulates Dr. Denis Mukwege, the winner of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, which he received jointly with Iraqi...

October 01, 2018

The Big Question: How Will 'Deepfakes' and Emerging Technology...

The International Forum for Democratic Studies asked five leading experts about the role that deep fakes and other emerging applications may play in the disinformation landscape.

September 14, 2018

2018 International Day of Democracy

The 2018 Theme is Democracy under Strain: Solutions for a Changing World.

September 10, 2018

International Forum for Democratic Studies September 2018...

The September 2018 edition of the Forum newsletter features new content, event recaps, and more.

September 04, 2018

Democracies Should Fight Sharp Power with Soft Power

Joseph Nye and Shanthi Kalathil joined the Pacific Council's 2018 Teleconference Series to advocate for a "soft power" response to the "sharp power" tactics employed by authoritarian regimes.

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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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