As the PAL team started looking at developments in the original countries and elsewhere, they realized that transnational actors could play important roles.

States, international courts and organizations, and NGOs are supporting resistance to authoritarianism around the world, but we know little about how this is being done and with what effect. PAL is creating a network to fill the gap.

Called TRECA, the nascent network is coordinated by Bojan Bugaric, Natasha Linstaedt, and David Trubek.