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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.

Who We Are

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NDI is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that has supported democratic institutions and practices in every region of the world for more than three decades. Since its founding in 1983, NDI and its local partners have worked to establish and strengthen political and civic organizations, safeguard elections, and promote citizen participation, openness and accountability in government.



About NDI

More information about the Institute and its work. | Read more »

NDI Board of Directors

A full list of members with biographical information. | Read more »

Our Staff

Information about the Institute’s senior staff. | Read more »

Field Offices

Countries where NDI maintains offices. | Read more »

Our Teams

How the Institute's staff is organized. | Read more »


Press releases, media kit and public affairs contact information. | Read more »

Frequently Asked Questions

Replies to common questions about the Institute and its work. | Read more »


Recognition of people and organizations working to strengthen and expand democracy worldwide. | Read more »

Contact Us

How to send inquiries. | Read more »