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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 19, 2020

NED's Grantmaking in 2020 is the Highest in 36-year History

In the midst of the global covid-19 crisis, the National Endowment for Democracy continues the critical mission of supporting democracy and its advocates around the world. Endowment grantmaking was stronger than ever in 2020, supporting 1,995...

October 15, 2020

Women’s Critical Role in Preserving Afghanistan’s Democratic...

[caption id="attachment_27652" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Afghan women protesters march in Jalalabad to show their support for peace talks between the Afghan government and the Taliban. (Photograph by Noorullah Shirzada, AFP via Getty...

October 12, 2020

Journal of Democracy October 2020 Issue

The Journal of Democracy's October 2020 issue features a lead set of articles assessing the covid-19 pandemic's political impact across three key emerging democracies.

October 09, 2020

Walker, Albright on the Future of Democracy in a Post-Covid...

On October 8, vice president for studies and analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) Christopher Walker spoke about the “Future of Democracy in a Post-Covid World” at the GLOBSEC 2020 Bratislava Forum. The panel included Madeleine...

October 02, 2020

International Forum for Democratic Studies September 2020...

The September 2020 edition of the Forum newsletter features highlights recent research and publications on artificial intelligence-related technologies, disruptions to the global media space, and more.

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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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