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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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May 12, 2022

Pandemic Ploys: May 12, 2022 | Special Global COVID-19 Summit...

This special edition of the Pandemic Ploys newsletter highlights the important role that civil society plays in ensuring democratic principles are upheld amid the global pandemic response and the resurgence of authoritarian measures.

May 11, 2022

The Big Question: How Can Global Leaders and Civil Society...

As policymakers and global health leaders gathered for the Global COVID-19 Summit, the International Forum for Democratic Studies asked four experts from different regions of the world to comment on trends in authoritarianism and its effect...

May 04, 2022

Lessons Learned from the Biens Mal Acquis Trials in France:...

An International Forum working paper on transnational kleptocracy and lessons learned from the Biens Mal Acquis trials in France, written by Tutu Alicante—now available in French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

May 02, 2022

NED Supports Press Freedom Around the World

Independent media and journalists are at the core of what makes a healthy democracy.

April 29, 2022

Pandemic Ploys: April 29, 2022

Pandemic Ploys is a curated newsletter from the International Forum on authoritarian manipulation and democratic responses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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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