2011 DEMOCRACY SERVICE MEDAL AWARDED TO Jean Bethke Elshtain
06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
NED President Carl Gershman presented the Democracy Service Medal to long-time Board member Jean Bethke Elshtain. Elshtain served as the NED Board specialist for South Asia and has also written and lectured extensively on the topic of religion and democracy.
2011 Democracy Service Medal Posthumously Awarded to Floribert Chebeya
The medal presentation was an emotional end to a half-day conference, “Voices from the Congo: the Road Ahead,” co-organized by NED, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Eastern Congo Initiative.
2010 Democracy Service Medal Awarded to Francis Fukuyama
REMARKS OF NED PRESIDENT CARL GERSHMAN AT THE PRESENTATION OF THE DEMOCRACY SERVICE MEDAL TO FRANCIS FUKUYAMA.
2010 Democracy Service Medal Awarded to Dalai Lama
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) presented His Holiness the Dalai Lama with the Democracy Service Medal in recognition of the Tibetan spiritual leader’s commitment to advancing the principles of democracy and human dignity on February 19, 2010 in the Coolidge Auditorium at the Library of Congress.
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