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Nov 11, 2013, 11:27 ET

Congressional leaders to mark NED 30th anniversary at National Archives on Nov. 13

Stephanopoulos will lead discussion with Senators Menendez, McCain, Reps. Royce and Price  Speaker of the House of Representatives John...

Sep 23, 2013, 12:40 ET

30 Young Democracy Activists Hailed in NED "30 Under 30" Campaign

National Endowment for Democracy marks 30th anniversary with focus on youth The inspiring stories of 30 young democracy activists are featured...

Jun 19, 2013, 13:12 ET

Youth Activists to Receive 2013 Democracy Award

 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED)'s 2013 Democracy Award will highlight the important role that youth are playing in advancing...

Jun 03, 2013, 08:00 ET

New Report: Democracy Think Tanks in Action

The National Endowment for Democracy's (NED) International Forum for Democratic Studies has published a new report, Democracy Think Tanks in...

Apr 15, 2013, 15:10 ET

Husain Haqqani, Alfred Stepan, and Juan J. Linz write about Islamists and the "Arab Spring" in latest issue of the Journal of Democracy

April Issue also features articles on Latin America, Southeast Asia, Greece, and the EU.  "The real test of the Islamists' commitment to...

Mar 27, 2013, 17:55 ET

National Endowment for Democracy welcomes new fellows from eleven countries

 The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce its Spring 2013 cohort of Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows and Visiting...

Mar 12, 2013, 15:21 ET

Martin Frost is new Chairman of National Endowment for Democracy

 Martin Frost has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED).  Frost, a Democratic...

Feb 13, 2013, 16:47 ET

Tauscher, Zoellick, Kurzman and Jackson join NED Board of Directors

Robert B. Zoellick, Ellen O. Tauscher, Barry Jackson and Jayne M. Kurzman have joined the Board of Directors of the National Endowment for...

Jan 28, 2013, 15:17 ET

Ambassador Max Kampelman, lifelong fighter for human rights and freedom, mourned by NED

The Board of Directors and staff of the National Endowment for Democracy are deeply saddened by the passing of Ambassador Max Kampelman, whose life...

Jan 07, 2013, 16:53 ET

Democracy Blogger arrested in Vietnam; National Endowment for Democracy Expresses Its Deep Concern to the Government of Vietnam

Former Reagan-Fascell Fellow Le Quoc Quan subject to political intimidation  In a letter to the Prime Minister of Vietnam, the...

Nov 26, 2012, 10:00 ET

Pulitzer Prize Winner Anne Applebaum to Speak at the National Endowment for Democracy on New Book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-56

The National Endowment for Democracy's International Forum for Democratic Studies is pleased to announce that it will host a talk by Pulitzer Prize...

Nov 09, 2012, 10:26 ET

"Democratization Theory and the Arab Spring" is the topic of November 13 Lipset Lecture at Canadian Embassy

Dr. Alfred C. Stepan of Columbia University is ninth Lipset Lecturer "Democratization Theory and the Arab Spring" is the topic of Dr....

Nov 08, 2012, 13:37 ET

Activists and Scholars from Argentina, Egypt, Russia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, United States, Yemen, and Zambia among new class of NED Fellows

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce its Fall 2012 cohort of Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows.  In...

Oct 22, 2012, 10:00 ET

New Journal of Democracy features Ivan Krastev on the European Union and Larry Diamond on "The Opening in Burma"

October issue also features articles on the Arab world, media and democracy In the new issue of the Journal of Democracy (JoD), Ivan...

Aug 28, 2012, 16:22 ET

Aung San Suu Kyi to address NED 2012 Democracy Award in U.S. Capitol

Award Pays tribute to Burma's Democracy Movement  Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will be among those present to pay tribute to five leading...

Aug 09, 2012, 11:25 ET

Hundreds of Democracy Activists to Meet in Lima, Peru, in October 2012 at Seventh Global Assembly of the World Movement for Democracy

Democracy for All: Ensuring Political, Social, and Economic Inclusion is the theme of the Seventh Global Assembly of the World Movement for...

Jul 23, 2012, 17:56 ET

NED Mourns the Loss of Oswaldo Paya

The Board of Directors and staff of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) were shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Cuban...

Jul 12, 2012, 16:56 ET

Christopher Walker Named Executive Director of NED's International Forum for Democratic Studies

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is pleased to announce the appointment of Christopher Walker as executive director of its research...

Jul 11, 2012, 16:37 ET

"Putinism under Siege" and "Transformation of the Arab World" are featured topics in July 2012 issue of the Journal of Democracy

Now Available  In the new issue of the Journal of Democracy (JoD), Olivier Roy, professor of social and political theory at the European...

May 31, 2012, 21:00 ET

George Shultz and Madeleine Albright to be Honored June 4 in Los Angeles

National Endowment for Democracy to Mark 30th Anniversary of Reagan Speech with June 4 Medal Presentation at Hotel Bel-Air and June 5 Conference at...