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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

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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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Citizen Voices Matter

This week, masses of Romanian citizens took to the streets to protest the roll-back of laws punishing corrupt politicians. As a result, the Government cancelled the planned changes. Last week, I was in Guatemala City, […]

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“Street Citizens” Partner with Local Government to Build a Better Fez

After turning down a maze of nondescript beige-colored alleys, the colorful murals on Citoyens des Rues’ walls shone like a beacon. Children played ball outside, and Ali Lagsab, President of the Citoyens des Rues Association, […]

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  • Gabriela Castellanos, Executive Director of the Honduran National Anti-Corruption Council, being interviewed

Transparent Organizations, Transparent Government

“Honduran society is tired of speeches about corruption while not one corrupt politician is paying for their actions in prison,” explained Gabriela Castellanos, the Executive Director of Consejo Nacional Anticorrupción (CNA or the Honduran National Anti-Corruption […]

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  • Railako Leten community meeting

A Community Comes Together for Clean Water

The village, or suco, of Railako Leten is in the coffee-growing heartland of the municipality of Ermera, Timor-Leste. A mountainous region, the lives of the people of Ermera revolve around the growing seasons for crops […]

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