March 05, 2020

Sudan’s Civil Society will be honored with 2020 NED Democracy Award

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) will pay tribute to the people of Sudan and their historic 2019 revolution when it honors three organizations working tirelessly to strengthen civil society in Sudan...


June 06, 2019

Lhadon Tethong 2019 Democracy Award Acceptance Remarks

Thank you, Representative Suozzi, and thank you to the National Endowment for Democracy for this incredible honor. In June 1989, I was 13 years old, watching coverage of the students protesting in Tiananmen...


June 03, 2019

China’s Repression Model: Tiananmen, Today, Tomorrow

12:00 PM - 02:30 PM

Key policy makers, activists, and experts will discuss the urgent need to confront and counter the brutal persecution of Uyghurs, Tibetans, and Chinese Christians, as well as how to challenge the spread of China’s Repression Model within and beyond its borders.


June 13, 2018

Beyond Pyongyang: Connecting with the People of North Korea

08:30 AM - 12:00 PM

NED hosted a discussion of recent developments featuring the insights of key policy makers and experts in U.S. – DPRK relations, as well as the recipients of NED’s 2018 Democracy Award. These activists discussed how exposure to and engagement with the outside world is changing North Korea from the inside, and what that change means for the future of North Korea and its people.