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December 2015
COP21: “Never Give Up”

During a weekend of spring-like weather in December, I’m thinking about Christiana Figueres as she’s making her way home from COP21, the UN climate conference where the historic Paris Agreement was just achieved. Christiana has been the executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change since July 2010, a year after the convention’s […]

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December 2015
Counterpart Helps Present Climate Resiliency Plan at COP21

Tonight, leaders from more than 190 countries will be heading home from COP21, a United Nations convention on climate change. For two weeks, global leaders have discussed the world’s most cutting-edge approaches for managing global warming, including a national framework on blue carbon drafted by Counterpart International and the National Council for Climate Change and […]

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August 2015
Threats to Civic Space

President and CEO Joan Parker and Senior Innovation Advisor Alex Sardar discuss the 2015 CIVICUS State of Civil Society Report, the threats civil society faces across the world and the impact on Counterpart’s work.

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August 2015
The News About Cecil

As a lifelong wildlife enthusiast, I too have been caught up with the story of Cecil, the African lion killed by a well-heeled American who allegedly paid $54,000 to hunt it down in Zimbabwe.

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