Tag: National Democratic Institute (NDI)

Malawi’s corruption prompts democracy group pull-out

     

Malawi’s endemic corruption has prompted the National Democratic Institute to cease funding governance and civil society organizations after five years, reports suggest. “The government and other stake holders should come… Read more »

Ghana’s democracy delivered: ‘many lessons’ from 2016 elections

     

On Jan. 7, opposition leader Nana Akufo-Addo took office as the president of Ghana, a month after defeating incumbent President John Mahama in a smooth presidential election that again boosted… Read more »

Bipartisan approach to foreign policy – and advancing democracy – still possible

     

A bipartisan approach to foreign policy – including a commitment to advancing democracy – is achievable and remains essential for U.S security and global stability around the globe, according to… Read more »

Democracy jobs

     

National Endowment for Democracy Job #1701 – Program Assistant, Grant-making Resource Center Job #1692 – Assistant Program Officer, Eurasia Job #1690 – Grants Officer for Eurasia Job #1689 – Grants… Read more »

Ghana opposition leader ‘wins presidential election’

     

Ghana’s main opposition leader, Nana Akufo-Addo, has won the West African country’s presidential election with an absolute majority over President John Mahama, two influential private radio stations said on Friday…. Read more »

Ghana election: voters prioritize fairness above result

     

In the run-up to next Wednesday’s poll, some Ghanaians fear that pride in the sanctity of their elections may be increasingly misplaced. “We claim to be one of the most… Read more »

A Bipartisan Celebration of Democracy

     

  With democracy playing defense against illiberal mutations, resurgent authoritarianism, violent extremism and new forms of populism, it is all the more imperative to promote pluralism and defend democratic standards… Read more »

Autocrats using ‘toxic election’ to pour scorn on democracy

     

Russia, China and Iran are among several authoritarian regimes seeking to use the U.S. election as an opportunity to project soft power, to undermine the attractiveness of liberal democracy, and… Read more »

Elections could consolidate or undermine Ghana’s democracy

     

Ghana’s forthcoming elections would further consolidate the country’s democratic institutions and practices if they prove to be “credible and peaceful,” says an international delegation from the National Democratic Institute. However,… Read more »