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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

January 25, 2023

Kloop Media Fights for Transparency in Kyrgyzstan

Despite increasing pressure, journalists from Kloop Media shine a light on corruption and the loss of transparency in Kyrgyzstan.

January 25, 2023

Countering Kleptocracy: January 25, 2023

The Countering Kleptocracy newsletter shines a light on how transnational kleptocracy serves as a vehicle for theft, repression, and influence for political elites—and how democracies can respond.

January 20, 2023

New Report: The Next Stage in the Battle Against Kleptocracy

As democracies seek to crack down on global kleptocracy, authoritarian regimes are quickly adapting and finding new ways to launder their ill-gotten wealth.

January 18, 2023

Forum Focus: January 2023

Monthly news from the National Endowment for Democracy‘s International Forum for Democratic Studies on global challenges facing democracy around the world.

December 21, 2022

Countering Kleptocracy: December 21, 2022

The Countering Kleptocracy newsletter shines a light on how transnational kleptocracy serves as a vehicle for theft, repression, and influence for political elites—and how democracies can respond.

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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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