New York University Center on International Cooperation (CIC)
The CIC at New York University works to enhance international responses to humanitarian crises and global security threats through applied research and direct engagement with multilateral institutions and the wider policy community. It has an international reputation for agenda-setting work on post-conflict peacebuilding, global peace operations, and UN reform.
“The Afghanistan Reconstruction Project (ARP) carries out research and public education about selected issues related to the rebuilding of Afghanistan's institutions, society, and economy. The project supports efforts by the Afghan government, Afghan civil society, the United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, and donors to carry out a more effective reconstruction mission based on the Bonn Agreement and the Afghanistan Compactuot focused on Afghan ownership.”
Duke Center for International Development (DCID)
The Duke Center for International Development (DCID) is dedicated to strengthening capacity for international development through interdisciplinary approaches to practice, research, international advising, mid-career training and post-graduate education. DCID faculty and staff continuously strive to create programs that meet the specific needs of each client and student.”
The State University of New York Center for International Development (SUNY/CID)
“The State University of New York’s Center for International Development or SUNY/CID is a leading university based international development center enhancing the knowledge and practice of governance and policy making. The Center is part of the University at Albany’s Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, a national leader in public affairs education. It draws upon the extensive intellectual and technical resources from the State University of New York and serves as a key component of the university’s overall commitment to excellence in international education, cross-cultural exchange, and sustainable development.”
The Afghanistan Parliamentary Assistance Project (APAP) has four objectives, each building logically upon the previous: conduct an assessment of the political, legal, and administrative environment for establishing the new Afghan parliament; provide technical assistance to parliamentary preparatory committees or processes; design a legislative strengthening strategy and program activities; and implement a program to establish and develop a strong, independent, and effective parliament.”
Center for Justice & Peacebuilding (CJP): Eastern Mennonite University
"The Center for Justice & Peacebuilding (CJP), http://www.emu.edu/cjp/, is comprised of the Graduate Program in Conflict Transformation, and the Practice and Training Institute... and other intensive training, program, and partnership opportunities."
"The program is committed to supporting conflict transformation, restorative justice, trauma healing, development, organizational leadership, and peacebuilding efforts at all levels of society in situations of complex, protracted, violent or potentially violent, social conflict in the U.S. and around the world."
Institute for National Security and Counterterrorism: Syracuse University (INSCT)
"The INSCT is dedicated to interdisciplinary and innovative research, teaching and public service." Their work addresses key national and international challenges pertaining to security, terrorism and counterterrorism, post-conflict reconstruction, and community resilience."