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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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January 24, 2022

Pandemic Ploys: January 24, 2022

Pandemic Ploys is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on authoritarian manipulation and democratic responses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

January 14, 2022

NED Welcomes Ayalde, Cha, Frazer, and Kleinfeld to Board...

The National Endowment for Democracy Board of Directors elected four new members to serve three-year terms.

January 12, 2022

2021 in Review: Message from NED President and CEO Damon...

This past year, NED continued to grow, making nearly 2,000 grants in a record 102 countries—all during the continuing Covid-19 pandemic.

December 15, 2021

Pandemic Ploys: December 15, 2021

Pandemic Ploys is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on authoritarian manipulation and democratic responses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 13, 2021

Global Insights | Innovation in Counter-Disinformation:...

The essays in this "Global Insights" series spotlight innovative perspectives and new methods for countering disinformation.

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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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