Latest Press Releases

June 15, 2017

Moving the Sharing Economy Forward

Buenos Aires, Argentina — The sharing economy has changed how many people lend, buy and share goods and services around the world. From AirB&B, to …

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January 19, 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, …

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January 16, 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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December 19, 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 …

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Email Jennifer Jones at to request an interview with one of our experts, like Teresa Crawford, Executive Director of the 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.”

Quick Facts
We currently have 34 programs in more than 20 countries
Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.
Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.

Our Impacts

WE WORKED WITH 1,836 organizations in 2016, providing capacity building assistance
WE TRAINED 439,958 participants on topics including civic engagement and government transparency, sustainable agriculture, and climate resiliency.
153,805 Women and girls participated in trainings, events, or leadership workshops.

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September 2017

U.S. Ambassador Visits Counterpart’s Food for Education Program in Senegal

By: Desire Yameogo While it may be summer break in Senegal, on Wednesday 61 young students of Lampsar Preschool filled their classroom for a very …

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September 2017

Advancing Transparency & Accountability On Guatemala’s Independence Day

Over the last two years, the Guatemalan government and civil society have worked together to address corruption, increase transparency and strengthen government accountability in the …

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September 2017

Civil Society and Government Collaborate for Successful Development

Citizen participation can take many forms – from volunteering and voting, to contacting public officials and advocating for change at the local level. As Counterpart …

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August 2017

Accountability Beyond Borders: The Connectas Hub and Innovation for Change

In today’s world, events and challenges in the pueblos (towns) of Mexico can be felt as far away as Buenos Aires, Argentina and Washington, DC. …

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