European Endowment for Democracy 2021 Annual Report
March 29, 2022

European Endowment for Democracy 2021 Annual Report

The 2021 Annual Report of the European Endowment for Democracy (EED) tells the stories of the EED’s partners throughout the European Neighbourhood and beyond.

In 2021, EED supported a wide range of activists and initiatives, in areas such as human rights, anti-corruption, women, LGBTQI+, youth and cultural arenas. Over 44 per cent of grants provided in 2021 were to independent media.

The EED approved €25 million in democracy support, and funded 293 new initiatives in 2021, with 34% of all applications coming from countries in the Eastern Partnership.

The 2021 report includes a special section on developments in Belarus and on EED partners’ work in Ukraine.

The EED 2021 Annual Report can be downloaded as a pdf or read as an interactive version.



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