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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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LATEST NEWS

August 17, 2018

"How Democracies Can Fight Authoritarian Sharp Power"

Writing for Foreign Affairs, Christopher Walker, Shanthi Kalathil, and Jessica Ludwig evaluate the increasing role of civil society in the fight against authoritarian influence.

August 02, 2018

Issue Brief: The ‘Demand Side’ of the Disinformation...

The International Forum for Democratic Studies explores the "demand side" of the disinformation challenge, and considers implications for a democratic response.

July 23, 2018

Democracy Research News July 2018

The July 2018 issue of Democracy Research News highlights regional research from NDRI members around the world.

July 23, 2018

Updates from the International Forum for Democratic Studies

The July 2018 "quick hits" newsletter provides updates on recent events and publications from the International Forum for Democratic Studies.

July 19, 2018

Journal of Democracy July 2018 Issue: Explaining Eastern...

The July 2018 issue features an eight-article cluster on rising illiberalism in Central and Eastern Europe, an essay on authoritarian sharp power, 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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