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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 1,700 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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February 12, 2018

Parting Chairman Judy Shelton Reflects on NED's Work

We are thankful for Judy Shelton's leadership during her time as Chairman of NED's Board of Directors and wish her well as she serves as U.S. director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

February 05, 2018

National Endowment for Democracy names Brian Joseph vice...

Brian Joseph has been named vice president for Asia, Middle East & North Africa, and global programs by the National Endowment for Democracy (NED). Joseph, who joined the Endowment in 1995, most recently served as senior director for Asia and...

February 05, 2018

Forum Q&A: Maria Ressa on Digital Disinformation and Philippine...

Dean Jackson of the International Forum for Democratic Studies spoke with Maria Ressa about her experience working as a journalist in a rapidly deteriorating media environment and the impact of social media on the trajectory of democracy in...

February 05, 2018

New Welcomes New Board Members

In addition to Andrew Card elected as NED’s new Chairman at the January 5th meeting of NED’s Board of Directors, seven new members were also elected to the Board: [WPSM_INFOBOX id=19220]

January 22, 2018

Will Marshall, Stephen Sestanovich, and Princeton Lyman...

We asked parting NED Board Members, Will Marshall, Stephen Sestanovich, and Princeton Lyman, to reflect on the importance of NED's work.

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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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