Constitutional Transitions works in partnership with domestic and international organizations to maintain policy relevance and successfully generate and mobilize knowledge on constitution building. We work with domestic partners – think tanks, universities, and NGOs. We also work with international partners – intergovernmental organizations and governments – who have a track record in supporting constitution building.
Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law
The Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law is an independent research centre based in London in the British Institute for International and Comparative Law. The Centre is focused on understanding and promoting the rule of law; considering the challenges it faces; providing an intellectual framework in which it can operate, and fashioning practical tools to support it. It is engaged in projects both in the UK and abroad, providing assistance to countries such as Libya, Bahrain, Burma/Myanmar, Nepal, and to institutions such as the Commonwealth Secretariat.
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.
Constitutional Court Review
The Constitutional Court Review is a once-a-year journal dedicated to the analysis of the Constitutional Court’s decisions of the previous year. Its purpose is to provide a platform for high-level academic engagement with the jurisprudence of the South African Constitutional Court.
Democracy Reporting International (DRI)
Democracy Reporting International promotes democratic governance around the world with a focus on institutional aspects of democracy. Through careful assessments based on detailed field research, Democracy Reporting International provides the public with specialist policy advice on improvements that can be made to enhance democratic governance. Democracy Reporting International advocates for such changes with domestic actors, the media and relevant international bodies and co-operates with national organizations, wherever possible.
Forum of Federations
The Forum of Federations, an international NGO based in Ottawa, is the leading international network on federalism, and is supported by 10 federal countries. The Forum’s direct relationship with governments on each continent makes it uniquely placed to promote intergovernmental learning by working in tandem with partner governments.
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. Currently Constitutional Transitions works with both International IDEA’s Global Constitution Building Programme in the Hague and its West Asia and North Africa Office in Cairo.
More detailed information about our partnership with International IDEA can be found here.
Manuel Giménez Abad Foundation
The Manuel Giménez Abad Foundation is a prominent think-tank based in Zaragoza, Spain. The main objective of the Foundation is to contribute to the investigation, knowledge dissemination, and better understanding of the territorial distribution of power in decentralized and federal countries. The Foundation aims to support high quality academic research and to reach the broadest possible spectrum of interested people worldwide.
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.
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.
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has been partnering with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground since 1966 and in more than 170 countries and territories, UNDP offers global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations with a focus on Poverty Reduction and Achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Democratic Governance, Crisis Prevention and Recovery, and Environment and Energy for Sustainable Development.
University of Tunis El Manar, Faculty of Law and Political Sciences
The Faculty of Law and Political Sciences at the University of Tunis El Manar was founded in 1960. It is a leading institution of legal and political education in Tunisia, and is deeply involved in matters of public law in a rapidly transforming region.