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19Jan, 2017

Leaders from Government, Private and Public Sector Gather to Address Preservation of Mangroves

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic- On January 19, representatives from the Dominican National Council on Climate Change, the Dominican National Ministry of Environment and National Resources, the environmental NGO community and members of ECORED business alliance […]

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16Jan, 2017

First-of-its-kind Civil Society and Local Government Conference in Morocco

Civil society, local government, and representatives from parliament came together for the first time to discuss advocacy on public policies, and ways for these groups to work together in a more inclusive, impactful way.

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19Dec, 2016

Counterpart Board of Directors Welcomes Two New Members

Arlington, VA – Counterpart International recently elected two new experts to their Board of Directors: Steve Milovich and Roldan Trujillo. Both of the new Board Members brings with them decades of experience in global business, organizational […]

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14Dec, 2016

Framework for Cooperation Conference 2016

Over 400 civil society, media and government representatives from all 34 provinces of Afghanistan gathered in Kabul December 14-15 for the Framework for Cooperation Conference 2016. The two-day conference, facilitated by the U.S. Agency for […]

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Teresa Crawford

Executive Director, Social Sector Accelerator

Teresa leads the Social Sector Accelerator, a subsidiary of the Counterpart Network. The Accelerator takes Counterpart International’s proven capacity building approach even farther by acting as an incubator for social sector organizations worldwide.

“The impact of the social sector is often underestimated and as a result, organizations with enormous potential are under-supported. These groups are integral to achieving social good and by growing their capacity to meet new challenges, we can accelerate their ability to achieve their missions.”


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Afghan Disability Rights Conference: From Policy to Programming

At the 2017 Afghan Disability Rights Conference in Washington DC on May 23rd, led by the Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and co-hosted by Counterpart International, the U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council, the U.S. […]

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Seeing a Forest for the Trees: Environmental Advocacy in Morocco

Can you even imagine New York City without Central Park? Without the lush oasis in the middle of the concrete jungle, most would agree that the city simply wouldn’t be the same. In Tangier, a […]

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Freedom of the Press Empowers Civil Society

A free media is “a mirror in which the public can see itself without mascara and styling gel,” explained former Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunghe to the United Nations.  His quote speaks to the unique […]

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Civil Society & Government Unite For a Free and Open Internet

Answering the question of how leaders and organizations around the world can ensure the internet stays free, open, and secure for everyone.

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