March 22, 2021

For a Free and Independent Belarus: NED President Carl Gershman at the...

  On March 22, 2021, world leaders, experts, and civil rights activists converged through the Kalinowski Forum at Vilnius University to discuss how to support those fighting for freedom in Belarus. Carl...

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January 11, 2021

NED President Carl Gershman to Retire in 2021

Heidrick & Struggles to manage executive search The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) has begun the search for its next president after founding president Carl Gershman  announced that he plans...

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October 19, 2020

NED’s Grantmaking in 2020 is the Highest in 36-year History

In the midst of the global covid-19 crisis, the National Endowment for Democracy continues the critical mission of supporting democracy and its advocates around the world. Endowment grantmaking was stronger...

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August 31, 2020

Belarus: A Nation Reborn

For weeks, Belarus has been gripped by political protests as citizens reject the August 9, 2020, reelection of longtime dictator, Aleksandr Lukashenko, which the international community has called a sham. Even...

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