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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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May 29, 2020

Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act Builds on Work of NED Grantees

The U.S. Congress approved new legislation—the Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020—condemning the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for continued human rights violations against the Uyghurs and other Turkic Muslims in East Turkistan,...

May 19, 2020

International Forum Updates May 2020

Get the latest updates from the International Forum for Democratic Studies, including new publications, event recaps, and more.

May 08, 2020

NED Grantee BIRN Wins Reporters Without Borders Press Freedom...

The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN)—a grantee of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED)—won the annual Press Freedom Award: A Signal for Europe from the Vienna chapter of the prestigious Reporters Without Borders, a non-profit...

May 04, 2020

Journal of Democracy April 2020 Issue: How to Beat a Populist

In the Journal of Democracy's April 2020 issue, contributors review the records and reflect on the prospects of opposition parties as they confront governing populists.

April 27, 2020

Scam impersonates NED to defraud victims with fake grants

The NED does not make grants to individuals. Furthermore, NED and its employees will never ask you to send money, wire money, or add money to a prepaid debit card as a condition for receiving an award or grant.

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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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