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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

August 10, 2022

Afghanistan One Year Later: NED’s Commitment to Afghan...

NED remains committed to our Afghan partners inside the country and around the world.

August 09, 2022

Kabul High School Rethinks Education Under the Taliban

When the Taliban took over Afghanistan, Marefat High School in Kabul was forced to adapt its teaching methods.  

August 05, 2022

Watch: China's Surveillance Technology

In this video, learn about how the use of surveillance technology could threaten democracy and human rights worldwide.

July 28, 2022

African Defenders Expands Network to Keep Activists Across...

AfricanDefenders expanded the capacity of African organizations to protect human rights defenders across the continent with its Ubuntu Hub Cities Initiative.

July 28, 2022

Pandemic Ploys: July 28, 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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