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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.

NDI Events

  • The Great Lakes Policy Forum, the National Democratic Institute, and the National Endowment for Democracy
    cordially invite you to attend an event entitled:

    “Crisis in the Central African Republic”


    Emilie Beatrice Epaye
    Member of the National Transitional Council

    Nicolas Guerekoyama Gbangou
    Member of the National Transitional Council

  • The National Democratic Institute
    cordially invites you to

    Prospects for the November Elections in Honduras

    Tuesday, September 24, 2013
    9:30 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

    A roundtable discussion with:

    Salvador Romero, NDI Resident Director in Honduras and former president of the Bolivian National Electoral Court

    With commentary by:

  • Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013
    10 a.m.

    Woodrow Wilson Center
    6th Floor, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
    Washington, D.C.

    This discussion will entertain the economic and security dimensions prevalent in Somalia one year into the Federal Government’s taking of the reins.  It will consist of two panels: Rebuilding Somalia’s Economy and Financial Sector; and Governance and Security in Somalia.


  • Sponsored by the Parliamentary Forum for Democracy, in cooperation with The National Endowment for Democracy, the International Republican Institute, the National Democratic Institute, the European Parliament's Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress, and the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

    Washington, D.C., Sept. 18, 2013
    Cannon Caucus Room, U.S. House of Representatives

    12:45-1:15 Registration

    1:15-1:55 Opening Session

  • The National Democratic Institute
    invites you
    to a conversation with Nicco Mele.

    Tuesday, July 23
    5-7 p.m.

    Tune in to the event at

  • The National Democratic Institute
    cordially invites you to a
    World Affairs Briefing

    Building Stronger Legislatures: NDI Strategies for Supporting Women's Leadership in Parliament

    Thursday, July 18, 2013
    11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.



    Jacqueline Corcoran, Asia (Bangladesh)

  • The National Endowment for Democracy (NED), Partners for Democratic Change, the International Republican Institute (IRI), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and NDI present

    Nigeria: Strengthening Democratic Values in Leadership, Policy and Constituent Outreach


  • Visitors from 17 countries will come together in Washington, D.C., next week to discuss methods and challenges in organizing candidate debates.


    The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars,

    the Center for Strategic and International Studies and the National Democratic Institute
    cordially invite you to a discussion on


    The Current Political Situation in Myanmar:
    Perspectives from the Pyidaungsu Hluttaw

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

  • National Security Network
    cordially invites you to a briefing on

    Decision 2013: Iran's Presidential Elections

    Monday, June 10, 12:00-1:00 p.m.

    featuring remarks by

    Alireza Nader, Senior International Policy Analyst, RAND