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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 14, 2021

Journal of Democracy January 2021 Issue

The Journal of Democracy's January 2021 issue features a lead set of articles examining the trends contributing to mistrust in mainstream parties around the globe, and the options for strengthening democratic system.

January 13, 2021

Global Insights: COVID-19 and the Information Space

The essays in this "Global Insights" series assess the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses to the democratic health and integrity of the information space.

January 11, 2021

NED President Carl Gershman to Retire in 2021

Heidrick & Struggles to manage executive search The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has begun the search for its next president after founding president Carl Gershman  announced that he plans to retire in 2021.  Gershman has...

January 06, 2021

NED and Its Four Core Institutes Issue Joint Statement on...

Carl Gershman, President, National Endowment for Democracy Derek Mitchell, President, National Democratic Institute Dan Twining, President, International Republican Institute Shawna Bader-Blau, Ex. Director, Solidarity Center Andrew...

January 06, 2021

NED Grantee Combats Disinformation in Brazil During Pivotal...

Grantee Spotlight: Instituto Technologia e Equidade The Instituto Technologia e Equidade (IT&E)—a grantee of the National Endowment for Democracy—combats disinformation in Brazil through training programs and cutting-edge research...

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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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