April 2016 E-News

News from the National Democratic Institute
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Roma children in a segregated Roma settlement in Slovakia, where NDI collaborated with youth participants on community projects to improve public spaces.

Featured Stories

Democracy stories from around the world on NDI.org

Senator Amy Klobuchar will deliver a keynote address at the 2016 Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon.

The Ana Usharek ("I Participate") program in Jordan has reached over 30,000 students.

A civic group in Moldova is making streets safer for blind citizens.

Georgia's Gender Task Force is changing the discourse surrounding gender equality and women’s political representation by advocating for parliamentary gender quotas.

Morroccan elected officials shared best practices for constituency outreach in a new NDI guide.

With a grant from the Aspen Institute's Stevens Initiative, NDI will expand virtual exchange between youth in North Africa and the United States.

Staff Insights

From DemocracyWorks, a blog written by NDI staff members

Who Are the Roma? Senior Program Manager Nadezhda Mouzykina reflected on her more than seven years of experience supporting NDI's Roma initatives.

Through the "Voices from Guatemala"series, NDI shares the stories of inclusion and change that local partner organizations and observers experienced after the October 2015 elections.

NDI partners with Living Cities to launch the "Democratic Innovation in Megacities" project.

NDI in the News

NDI Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean Jim Swigert testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the prospects for democracy in Central America’s Northern Triangle.

The USAID-supported "Week of Women" program in Kosovo was highlighted as the catalyst for a free childcare initiative.

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