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Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE)

The Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) is one of the four core institutes of the National Endowment for Democracy, and an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, advocating for transparency, accountability, fairness, and responsibility in government institutions for development of better environments for business, trade, democracy and governance, while encouraging both private citizens and the private sector to deepen their involvement in the policymaking process.

Freedom House

Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization dedicated to the expansion of freedom and democracy around the world.

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict (ICNC) focuses on how ordinary people wage nonviolent conflict to win rights, freedom and justice.

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA)

The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) is an intergovernmental organization that supports sustainable democracy worldwide.


International Republican Institute

The International Republican Institute (IRI) is a nonpartisan, nongovernmental international democracy-development organization.

National Democratic Institute

The National Democratic Institute is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that supports democratic institutions and practices across the world.

National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is a private, nonprofit foundation dedicated to the growth and strengthening of democratic institutions around the world. 

The Solidarity Center

The Solidarity Center is a U.S.-based international worker rights organization helping workers attain safe and healthy workplaces, family-supporting wages, dignity on the job and greater equity at work and in their community.

Transparency International

Transparency International is an organization dedicated to fighting corruption across the world.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in about 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty, and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion, and countries to develop policies, leadership skills, partnering abilities, institutional capabilities and build resilience in order to sustain development results.

The World Movement for Democracy

The World Movement for Democracy is a global network of civil society activists, scholars, parliamentarians, thought leaders, journalists, and funders who are committed to advancing democracy.