With funding from USAID, NDI brought 160 political party youth together in four separate workshops across #Zambia to hone their ability to effectively advocate for youth priorities within their parties and communities.

The Party Youth Voice Workshops were inspired by political party youth members' calls for peaceful elections prior to Zambia’s August 2016 polls. These workshops equipped...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State and NDI Chairman Madeleine K. Albright testified before a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on the importance of U.S. leadership in supporting democracy globally on May 9, 2017. #QuoteOfTheWeek

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Former US Secretary of State and NDI Chairman Madeleine K Albright testified
In partnership with the National Democratic Institute, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research conducted public opinion research in Iraq from February to April 2017, capturing citizens’ perspectives on security, the economy, and other key political trends. The research includes a 2,000 person national survey with oversamples in Mosul, Anbar, and Salahaddin, and 12 focus groups including internally...
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Iraq after the Liberation of Mosul: Turning a Fragile Unity

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In case you missed it, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris gave keynote remarks at NDI's 2017 Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon.
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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Andi Parhamovich Fellowship, which was founded in memory of Andi Parhamovich, a former NDI staff member who was killed on January 17, 2007, when her convoy was attacked while returning from a political party training session in Baghdad.

The APF has had a lasting impact on women’s political empowerment around the world, which is shown through the...
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This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Andi Parhamovich Fellowship which

Empowering Women in Politics

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“The question should not be whether or not Nigeria has women capable of holding political leadership—it is clear that there are many more than capable women. The question should rather be: Why is Nigeria neglecting half of its political leadership potential?”

Read our final story from the Empowering Women in Politics series, written by NDI’s 2017 Andi Parhamovich Fellow, Ashley Dauda.
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Naija Women on the Rise: Making Every Voice Count

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NDI’s new theory of change unifies important elements of youth political participation programs and depicts how they can interplay to change practices of youth participation. This theory, which I blogged about last month, was not merely academic exercise from the “ivory tower.” It draws on discussio...
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Grounding Theory in Practice: Youth programs in Jordan and Kosovo

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We would like to wish a very happy birthday to National Democratic Institute - NDI Chairman Madeleine K. Albright, an #inspiration to women around the world. Thank you to Amy Poehler's Smart Girls for creating this video in tribute to Secretary Albright –
featuring U.S. Senator Kamala Harris. Visit to learn more about NDI's work with women! #InspireTheNextGen
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Read about our work with YIAGA on #NotTooYoungToRun to pass a bill lowering age requirements for youth in politics. #Nigeria
Read about our work with YIAGA on NotTooYoungToRun to pass a bill

"We are Not Too Young To Run": Youth in Nigeria March to Support Bill

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National Democratic Institute - NDI Chair Madeleine K. Albright testified before a #SFOPS hearing on #democracy assistance today. Read about it here: [ Ndi.org Link ]

Albright Appeals for Continued U.S. Support for Democracy Assistance at Senate Hearing

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MPs & citizens in #Iraq held more than 40 town halls in 11 provinces, across sectarian, religious & ethnic divides.
MPs citizens in Iraq held more than 40 town halls in 11

Iraqi MPs Connect With Citizens at Town Hall Meetings

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Angeline Kel-Kaïgama, representing the Women Act for Living Together (WALT) from the Central African Republic, gives a speech at NDI's annual Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon upon receiving the MKA Grant #PhotoOfTheWeek

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Angeline KelKaïgama representing the Women Act for Living Together WALT from the
In case you missed it, here's the full video from yesterday's Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon, honoring Women Act for Living Together (WALT) from the Central African Republic, this year's recipient of the Madeleine K. Albright Grant. The event featured a keynote address from Senator Kamala Harris. Angeline Kaïgama-Kel, secretary general of WALT, accepted the award on the organization's...
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2017 Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon (PART 1)

The National Democratic Institute (NDI) hosted the 2017 Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 in Washington, DC. NDI’s Madeleine K. Albright...

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Congratulations to Women Act for a Living Together (WALT) of the Central African Republic for winning the 2017 Madeleine K. Albright award for their work to build a better life for Central African women.

Established in 2013 by a group of Muslim and Christian women under the slogan “better together,” WALT heroically championed peace, social cohesion and reconciliation in the face of extreme...
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IT’S THEIR WORLD: INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERS
IT’S THEIR WORLD: INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN LEADERS
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Live from NDI's annual Luncheon: Madeleine K. Albright stresses the importance of young women participating in politics from Mexico to the Central African Republic. #InspireTheNextGen
Live from NDIs annual Luncheon Madeleine K Albright stresses the importance of
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I come from a long line of tough, trailblazing, phenomenal women. My grandmother would go into villages in India with a bullhorn, telling poor women how to access birth control. My mother came to the U.S. at the age of nineteen to study endocrinology at University of California-Berkeley and eventual...
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Make Sure You Aren’t the Last

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Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, describing the importance of democracy.
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Abraham Lincoln the 16th President of the United States describing the importance
NDI is excited for U.S. Senator Kamala Harris to keynote the Madeleine K. Albright Luncheon tomorrow. Read her guest post on our DemWorks blog!
NDI is excited for US Senator Kamala Harris to keynote the Madeleine

Make Sure You Aren’t the Last

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A political party participant casts her vote during a mock election in preparation for #Nepal 's May 14 elections. Nepali citizens will be able to cast their vote in local-level elections for the first time in 20 years. #PhotoOfTheWeek
A political party participant casts her vote during a mock election in