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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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May 07, 2021

Op-Ed: Nikkei Asia Carries Forum Analysis on Authoritarian...

In the global fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, China and Russia are engaged in a diplomatic offensive to gain maximum advantage from the global distribution of their vaccines. In a May 8 opinion piece for Nikkei Asia, associate director...

May 03, 2021

Reporters Foundation Provides Critical Information to Citizens...

The Polish-based Reporters Foundation—a National Endowment for Democracy grantee—defends the shrinking space of independent media in Central Europe and supports the integrity of investigative journalism against all odds.

April 29, 2021

Forum Q&A: Lisa-Maria Neudert on the Road Ahead for Civil...

Dean Jackson of the International Forum for Democratic Studies spoke with Lisa-Maria Neudert about the landscape for civil society organizations combatting disinformation's impact on democracy.

April 28, 2021

International Forum for Democratic Studies April 2021 Newsletter

This edition of the Forum's quarterly newsletter highlights recent research and publications, a new issue of the Journal of Democracy, and more.

April 20, 2021

NED Grantees Expose Forced Labor in Turkmenistan

Despite threats and attacks from one of the world’s most repressive regimes, leading Turkmen human rights groups, Turkmen News and the Turkmen Initiative for Human Rights released a new report exposing systemic forced labor and extortion during...

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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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