To honor both individuals and organizations that have demonstrated a sustained commitment to democratic values and human rights, NDI has created several awards to recognize outstanding efforts.
The W. Averell Harriman Democracy Award is the Institute's highest honor, generally presented annually to someone who has demonstrated a commitment to democracy and human rights. | Read more »
In honor of the vision, dedication and courage of former NDI staff member Andi Parhamovich, the Institute has established a fellowship to help enhance the skills of young women seeking to participate more fully in the politics of their countries. | Read more »
Each year, the Institute honors the achievements of a small grassroots organization that has worked effectively to promote greater roles for women in political and civic life. | Read more »
At its 25th anniversary dinner on May 10, NDI honored:
- Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai of Zimbabwe, recipient of the W. Averell Harriman Democracy Award;
- The Network of Women of Chocó, recipient of the Madeleine K. Albright Grant; and
- Sushmita Subba Manandhar, recipient of the Andi Parhamovich Fellowship.