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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.

Malawi Voice | Link to story» Church and Society, a development arm of the Nkhoma Synod has sait it has embarked on a project that aims at influencing the electorate to vote for leaders that champion for issue based politics. The project is funded by DFID through National Democratic Institute (NDI) and will run in Mchinji, Kasungu, Ntchisi, Dow and Lilongwe rural in the central region.
Voice of America | Link to story» Laura Jewett, NDI director for Eurasia program, talks about Georgia with Voice of America.   Watch» | Read the transcript»
New York Times | Link to story» Thousands of supporters of Cambodia’s opposition rallied against the authoritarian government of Prime Minister Hun Sen on Saturday, calling for the United Nations to help lead an investigation into accusations of cheating in the July 28 national elections that the governing party says it won. Author(s):  cambodian-opposition-rallies
New York Times | Link to story» After years of near total dominance in Cambodian politics, the party of Prime Minister Hun Sen won a relatively narrow victory in national elections on Sunday as a resurgent opposition rode a wave of disenchantment with the prime minister’s 28 years in power.
Take Part | Link to story  » In this age of cynicism, with democracy under attack around the world and with gridlock and partisanship paralyzing America, the 1988 No Campaign in Chile and the recent film about it, called No, offer a timely message of hope and inspiration. I recently saw the movie, and it was a wonderful reminder of an important event in the struggle for democracy in our world.
Wall Street Journal | Link to story  » Corruption in Iraq’s bloated public sector is on the rise, according to tens of thousands of government workers who responded to a recent survey by the country’s Commission on Integrity.
Jordan News Agency | Link to story  » HRH Prince Faisal bin Al Hussein, the Regent, on Thursday received a delegation from the US-based National Democratic Institute (NDI) and discussed the latest regional developments and challenges.
New York Times | Link to story  » Human rights in Egypt have remained under attack even after the 2011 revolution that ousted President Hosni Mubarak. Still, it was a shock when the Cairo Criminal Court convicted 43 employees of foreign nonprofit groups, including 16 Americans, on criminal charges and gave them prison sentences of one to five years.
Associated Press | Link to story  » An Egyptian court on Tuesday convicted 43 nonprofit workers, including at least 16 Americans, of illegally using foreign funds to foment unrest in the country, sentencing them to up to five years in jail.
Irrawaddy | Link to story  » Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, who is in Burma for the first time since 1995, told the leaders of Burma’s political parties that the National Democratic Institute (NDI) is willing to assist the country in its ongoing transition to democracy. Albright is on a five-day visit to Burma, arriving on Friday and meeting with Burmese political parties, ethnic leaders and civil society organizations on Sunday.