The International Network to Promote the Rule of Law

The International Network to Promote the Rule of Law (INPROL) is an online community of practice that promotes coordination and collaboration in the rule of law field through research, innovation and support to experts and institutions operating in post-conflict and developing countries. It is spearheaded by the United States Institute of Peace in partnership with the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement; the Center of Excellence for Police Stability Units; the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s Strategic Police Matters Unit; and William & Mary School of Law.

Through its work with its affiliates and members, INPROL helps Rule of Law practitioners and academics solve the problems they face in the field, and promotes professional development and learning through a variety of online resources. It also serves as a network to promote coordination and foster innovation in the Rule of Law field.

International Foundation for Electoral Systems (Women’s Empowerment programs)

Untitled-9The International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) works to support citizens’ rights to participate in free and fair elections. One of the organization’s areas of focus is it’s “Women’s Empowerment” issue area, which focuses on women’s political participation and leadership. 

Women and girls are often burdened by competing priorities and excessive household responsibilities that take away time and potential interest from political activities. As an effective and valuable leader in inclusive democracy and governance, the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) works to fortify women in political and electoral processes as candidates and elected leaders, technical experts in elections, engaged civil society leaders and informed voters. IFES implements innovative women’s empowerment activities to increase women’s political participation and leadership.

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The World Justice Project

Untitled-7The World Justice Project® (WJP) is an independent, multidisciplinary organization working to advance the rule of law around the world.

The World Justice Project engages citizens and leaders from across the globe and from multiple work disciplines to advance the rule of law. Through Research and Scholarship, the WJP Rule of Law Index, and Engagement, WJP seeks to increase public awareness about the foundational importance of the rule of law, stimulate policy reforms, and develop practical programs at the community level.

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Women’s Campaign International

Untitled-3In partnership with local women and civil society organizations, Women’s Campaign International designs programs that are tailor-made to meet the needs of specific groups of women in communities around the world. Their programs help women find their voices by providing trainings and offering technical assistance in four core areas including political leadership, conflict mitigation, economic empowerment and civic participation. 

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Women’s Learning Partnership

Untitled-1Women’s Learning Partnership (WLP) is dedicated to women’s leadership and empowerment. It works with 20 autonomous and independent partner organizations in the Global South, particularly in Muslim-majority societies, to empower women to transform their families, communities, and societies.

They strongly believe that women, working in partnership, will learn the skills and implement the strategies needed to secure human rights, contribute to the development of their communities, and ultimately create a more peaceful world.

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Global Counter-Terrorism Forum (GCTF)

GCTF“Foreign Terrorist Fighters” (FTF) Initiative
The Hague – Marrakech Memorandum on Good Practices for a More Effective Response to the FTF Phenomenon
From the Report: “Good Practice #4 – Empower those who are best-placed to affect change, including youth, families, women, and civil society, to take ownership in the development and messaging of positive counter-narratives to the violent extremist agenda.”



SaferworldSaferworld is a not-for-profit organization with programs in nearly 20 countries and territories across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Europe. Saferworld works with local people affected by conflict to improve their safety and sense of security, and conduct wider research and analysis. They use this evidence and learning to improve local, national and international policies and practices that can help build lasting peace.


CDA Collaborative: The Contribution of Civil Society in Peacebuilding

CDA_colorSince its inception, the Reflecting on Peace Practice Project has examined the roles of civil society actors in building peace at local and broader societal levels. Civil society actors and their work on fostering socio-political change have long drawn the attention of many peace practitioners, researchers and funders — and for good reasons. There are well-known examples where political, religious, and civic groups have coalesced to produce significant amounts of change, as illustrated by the events in Eastern Europe and the Philippines in the 1980s and most recently by the “Arab spring” in the Middle East.

Through RPP’s recent focus on cumulative impacts of peacebuilding, they consider the case evidence in order to answer the following question: When and how have multiple and often disparate civil society efforts added up to ending the violence and consolidating peace?


Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

SIPRIStockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is an independent international institute in Sweden, dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established on 6 May 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on open source, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.