September 2021

Making Peacebuilding More Inclusive

By: Mehreen Farooq, Technical Director, Peace and Security Peacebuilding activities are more durable and sustainable when they include women, yet they remain critically under-engaged. On …

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September 2021

Case Study: Supporting Local Organizations in Bangladesh during COVID-19

Responding to health and safety concerns associated with COVID-19, Counterpart’s Promoting Advocacy and Rights project in Bangladesh awarded grants to support local policy advocacy to …

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August 2021

Afghanistan: Special Immigration Visas and P-2 Visas

If you worked for Counterpart International in Afghanistan and need information on the special immigration visa (SIV) or P-2 visa, please contact us at GeneralMail.HR@Counterpart.org.  Please …

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August 2021

School Feeding in Mauritania

Food availability and access are two major concerns for Mauritania’s population; the country has been facing drought exacerbated by climate change which has resulted in …

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August 2021

Promoting Peace in Burundi through Positive Youth Development

Mehreen Farooq, Director – Program Quality and Learning Afflicted by nearly two decades of civil war, Burundi, one of the countries with the youngest populations …

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June 2021

Welcoming our 2021 Summer Interns

Kevin Parsons Kevin is a rising senior at Fairfield University, studying Political Science and International Studies with minors in American Studies and Spanish. He is …

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June 2021

U.S. Ambassador to Burundi visits Turi Kumwe

On June 24, the U.S. Ambassador to Burundi, Melanie Harris Higgins, the Permanent Secretary representing the Minister of East African Community Affairs, Youth, Sports and Culture, …

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June 2021

Counterpart Celebrates Pride Month

During Pride Month, we recognize the resilience and determination of the many LGBTQ+ individuals who are fighting to live freely and authentically. For all of …

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May 2021

Counterpart’s Organizational Development and Capacity Strengthening Framework Refresh

“The old model has been based on [the] mistaken assumption…that it is possible simply to ignore existing capacities in developing countries and replace them with …

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May 2021

MUNICIPAL COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT EFFORTS IN LEBANON

In June 2019, BALADI CAP initiated an in-depth qualitative assessment of municipal government and citizen engagement in Lebanon. As the closest formal form of government …

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