The Secretariat

The Secretariat is based at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) in Washington, DC.

We organize our global assemblies, facilitate networking both globally and regionally and conduct projects, such as the Defending Civil Society project and the Civic Space Initiative.

 

Staff

 

Ryota Jonen, Director

World Youth Movement for Democracy and Hurford Youth Fellowship

Defending Civil Society Project and Civic Space Initiative

Global Assemblies

 

Troy Johnson, Senior Manager

Defending Civil Society

World Youth Movement for Democracy

Hurford Youth Fellowship

Global Assemblies

 

Marianne Tshihamba, Project Manager

Global Assemblies

Digital Communications

Logistics & Procurement

 

Yelena Viner, Project Officer

Digital Communications

Global Assemblies

 

Eric Baker, Logistics & Procurement Officer