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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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January 30, 2019

Kaine, Ros-Lehtinen, Sasse, Schadlow, Stefanik and Wollack...

The National Endowment for Democracy has elected six new members to its Board of Directors. U.S. Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Ben Sasse (R-NE), U.S. Representative Elise Stefanik (R-NY), former U.S. Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL),...

January 24, 2019

NED mourns the passing of dear friend and colleague Nadia...

It was with deep sadness the Board and staff of the National Endowment for Democracy learned of the passing of our long-time colleague and friend Nadia Diuk.

January 23, 2019

International Forum for Democratic Studies January 2019...

The January 2019 edition of the Forum newsletter features new content, event recaps, and more.

January 22, 2019

"Safeguarding Democracies Against Authoritarian Sharp Power"

Writing for Policy Options, NED Vice President for Studies and Analysis Christopher Walker assesses the risk posed to multiple sectors – media, universities, academic publishers, technology, elections – by autocratic regimes capable of exerting...

January 16, 2019

Journal of Democracy January 2019 Issue: The Road to Digital...

The January 2019 issue of the Journal of Democracy features a set of four articles examining the growing threat of digital repression.

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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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