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Internet Freedom and Internet Governance

Building the capacity of organizations and local leaders to influence and advocate for policies that protect a free and open internet.

Join the Discussion: Prosperity and Security in the Northern Triangle

Prosperity and Security in the Northern Triangle
An Outlook from Honduran Civil Society
The Northern Triangle faces overwhelming challenges that are impeding the region’s economic growth and security. Children and families from Honduras who have crossed into the United States have brought attention to underlying conditions that are forcing them to flee. What is the role of […]

RSVP Prosperity and Security Honduras Panel – Email Invite

RSVP: Join Us on May 25th!
Join Counterpart International for a discussion with Honduran civil society leaders who will address developing human capital, access to justice, citizen security and economic stability.

Thursday, May 25, 2017
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ronald Reagan Building
Meridian Room D and E
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Reserve Your Spot
Prosperity and Security […]

Request for Quotations: Legal Counsel in El Salvador

RFQ ISSUANCE DATE: Friday, May 12, 2017
QUOTATIONS DUE BY: Monday, June 12, 2017– 5:00 PM EST
Counterpart International is soliciting quotations from qualified individuals, organizations, and/or firms for retaining local legal counsel in El Salvador as described in this Request for Quotations (RFQ). Counterpart is implementing a USAID-funded program in El Salvador over the next […]

Parceria Cívica para Boa Governação in Mozambique


Beneficiaries include civil society organizations across a range of sectors and citizens — especially people with disabilities, women and girls, and youth.


PCBG will partner with civil society organizations to advocate for more transparent and accountable governance across target sectors.


PCBG engages local partners across provinces throughout Mozambique.


Building networks and training civil society organizations in improved advocacy […]

International School Meals Day 2017

Before Counterpart International came to work in his community, Mouhamed only ate once a day, leaving him little energy to focus on school.

Power Through Literacy: One Woman’s Journey to Transform Her Community in Morocco

I remember Khadija sitting across from me, waiting her turn to speak as the other members of Association Massarat share stories of their work. When she started, Khadija spoke softly, but her voice got stronger as she told me about her work for more than 10 years to improve the literacy rates in her community using […]

Thank You for Being Bold for Women

Thank You for Being Bold for Women!
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Support for Professional and Institutional Capacity Enhancement in Sri Lanka


We work on behalf of all citizens, especially women, people with disabilities, youth, and other marginalized groups.


Encourage more inclusive civic participation to promote equality and protection of citizens’ rights.


Countrywide throughout Sri Lanka.


Strengthening civil society organizations in Sri Lanka by building their capacity to achieve their missions.

From 1983 to 2009, Sri Lanka was immersed in a […]

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Education Before Marriage – Supporting Women’s Rights in Niger

Lucie Amadou has been at Counterpart for almost a year supporting our Participatory Responsive Governance (PRG) program in Niger, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Lucie was born in Niamey, Niger and lived there until she was 13 years old, when she moved to the United States. After getting the chance to […]