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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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April 19, 2018

Journal of Democracy April 2018 Issue: China in Xi's New...

The April 2018 issues features an eight-article cluster on China in Xi's new era, two essays on the roots and implications of populism's global ascent, and more.

April 13, 2018

Forum Q&A: Lilia Shevtsova on Russia as A Global Challenge

Melissa Aten of the International Forum for Democratic studies spoke with Lilia Shevtsova about transnational kleptocracy and the implications of Russia’s domestic and international policies.

April 12, 2018

"The Rise of Kleptocracy": International Forum for Democratic...

The April 2018 edition of the Forum newsletter explores the latest issue of the Journal of Democracy, recaps recent events, and more.

April 05, 2018

NED Welcomes Spring 2018 Reagan-Fascell Fellows

The National Endowment for Democracy is pleased to announce its Spring 2018 cohort of Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows, which includes leading democracy activists, practitioners, journalists, and scholars from Argentina, Egypt, Zimbabwe, Democratic...

April 05, 2018

Christopher Walker Testifies Before USCC on "China's Relations...

Christopher Walker testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on "sharp power" and the Chinese government's influence efforts in Europe and the Asia Pacific.

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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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