Constitutional Transitions works in partnership with domestic and international organizations to maintain policy relevance and successfully bridge theory and practice. Domestic partners include think tanks, universities, and NGOs with a sophisticated research capacity. Our international partners have a long-standing track record for independent, non-partisan support of constitution building.
Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC)
The Center for the Implementation of Public Policies Promoting Equity and Growth (CIPPEC) is Argentina’s leading think tank. Based in Buenos Aires, CIPPEC has produced extensive research under its Politics and Public Management and Justice programs on the myriad of issues arising out of Argentina’s transition to democracy.
Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR)
The Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR) works through research, advocacy, and litigation to promote and defend the rights to health, privacy, religious freedom, and bodily integrity. Since the revolution in Egypt, EIPR has expanded its scope of work to include transitional justice, the protection of civil liberties and political rights, the promotion of economic and social justice, and reform of the criminal justice system.
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)
The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide. With 27 member states, International IDEA’s mission is to support sustainable democratic change by providing comparative knowledge, assisting in democratic reform, and influencing policies and politics. International IDEA works in the fields of elections, constitution-building, political parties, gender in democracy and women’s political empowerment, democracy self-assessments, and democracy and development.
Pierre Elliot Trudeau Foundation
The Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation promotes outstanding research in the humanities and social sciences, and fosters a fruitful dialogue between scholars and policymakers in the arts community, business, government, the professions, and the voluntary sector.
Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV)
The Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV) is an independent non-governmental think tank analyzing social, political, and economic issues facing Turkey. Based in Istanbul, TESEV serves as a bridge between academic research and the policy-making process in Turkey. It has done important and innovative work on democratization in Turkey, and conducted extensive research on security sector oversight and constitutional reform.
United Nations Department of Political Affairs (DPA)
The Department of Political Affairs (DPA) plays a central role in United Nations efforts to prevent and resolve deadly conflict around the world. DPA monitors and assesses global political developments with an eye to detecting potential crises before they escalate, and devising effective responses. DPA also plays a role in wider UN efforts to foster credible constitution making processes around the world. DPA is currently providing constitutional assistance in Libya, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Yemen, and elsewhere.