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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 2,000 grants to support the projects of non-governmental groups abroad who are working for democratic goals in more than 100 countries.
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LATEST NEWS

September 21, 2022

NED’s Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Celebrates...

Since its establishment in 2001–2002, the Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program has hosted more than 360 fellows from over 100 countries.

September 20, 2022

NED Welcomes Afghan Partners to the US and Canada

In August and September 2022, NED hosted several events welcoming and honoring Afghan partners resettled in the United States and Canada.

September 15, 2022

Countering Kleptocracy: September 15, 2022

The Countering Kleptocracy newsletter shines a light on how transnational kleptocracy serves as a vehicle for theft, repression, and influence for political elites—and how democracies can respond.

September 07, 2022

Watch: Why Labor Unions Matter

Stuart Appelbaum, NED Board member and president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, says labor unions are crucial for democracy.

September 06, 2022

Coordinating Democratic Responses Against China’s Challenges...

On September 12 – 14, over 60 legislators representing a wide range of political parties from more than 25 countries will convene during the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC) summit in Washington, D.C.

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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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