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The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization working to support and strengthen democratic institutions worldwide through citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.

Quote of the Week

he obstacles to democracy have little to do with culture or religion, and much more to do with the desire of those in power to maintain their position at any cost….People of all cultures value their freedom of choice, and feel the need to have a say in decisions affecting their lives.
Kofi Annan, Nobel Lecture, 2001