December 11, 2018

Tribute to Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and Wei Jingsheng

Carl Gershman honors Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur, who represents the district where Wei Jinsheng lives, for receiving the Human Rights and Freedom Defender Award from the Wei Jingsheng Foundation. 

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December 11, 2018

On International Human Rights Day 2018, NED honors the memory of Lyudmila...

With great sadness, the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) mourns the loss Lyudmila Alexseyeva, the “’Grandmother’ of the Russian Human Rights Movement,” who died Saturday in Moscow at the age of...

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November 29, 2018

The fate of freedom in Tibet hinges on democracy in China

Economic liberalization failed to bring political liberaliation to China, which has only grown more repressive.  NED president Carl Gershman reflects on the life and legacy of His Holidness the Dalai Lama’s...

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November 26, 2018

NED VP Christopher Walker Testifies on Sharp Power before Canadian Senate...

NED Vice President for Studies and Analysis Christopher Walker testified on the threat of sharp power to the integrity of democracies in the context of cultural diplomacy before the Canadian Standing Senate...

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