April 2019

Afghanistan’s Technology Boom: A Positive Development for Human Rights

This blog is part of our series developed in collaboration with the Reiff Center for Human Rights and Conflict Resolution at Christopher Newport University. In June of 2017, Afghan …

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January 2019

A Shared Vision for Better Health Care in Guatemala

Although access to health care is guaranteed in Guatemala’s constitution, the reality for many Guatemalans is that even the most basic public health services remain …

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2018 — 2023

Promoting Advocacy and Rights in Bangladesh

Challenge Considered a rising star in South Asia, Bangladesh has demonstrated considerable economic progress over the last two decades. At the same time, social upheaval, …

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Counterpart International Acquires the WomenLead Institute

ARLINGTON, Va., November 29, 2018 – Counterpart International is pleased to announce that the WomenLead Institute (WLI) is moving from Plan International USA to its …

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The Mandela Legacy: YALI and The New Generation of Remarkable Youth Leaders

The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) launched in 2014 as a partnership between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the Department of State, and the U.S. African …

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Forging New Partnerships in Tbilisi: Working Together Toward Open Government

Recently, at an event in D.C. focused on Democracy in the Western Hemisphere, USAID Administrator Mark Green told stories from his travels around the world …

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Second Counterpart Convening Yields New Insights on Countering Violent Extremism

May 15, 2018 On a bright Tuesday morning in downtown Washington, policymakers, analysts, and practitioners gathered for a Counterpart Convening, the second event in a …

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Delivering Humanitarian Aid in Yemen, former Counterpart staff Begin Partnership with United Nations

In December, Musaeed Al-Taheri received some very good news. The organization he co-founded, Responsiveness for Relief and Development (RRD), heard confirmation that the UN Office …

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Innovation for Change

Challenge Innovation for Change (I4C) was established as a response to widespread and worsening trends affecting civil society, including increasing restrictions on civic space and …

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Improving Dialogue for Better Citizen-Government Partnerships in Morocco

In 2011, Morocco went through unprecedented changes culminating in the passage of the new Moroccan constitution. The constitution introduces the principles of participatory democracy to …

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