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October 16, 2017

Counterpart International Appoints New Senior Vice President for Strategy and Growth

Arlington, VA — Counterpart International is pleased to announce that Dr. Ann Hudock has joined the staff as Senior Vice President for Strategy and Growth. Dr. …

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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 airbnb, 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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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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We currently have 38 programs in more than 28 countries
For 53 years, Counterpart International has been an innovator, changing the way people look at and solve global development problems.
Since our founding in 1965, we’ve helped improve lives in 65 countries around the world.

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

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July 2018

Re-Imagining Development

The international development world is changing quickly and completely. The first shift that is top of mind for me is that funding sources are shifting. …

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July 2018

One step forward, one step back in Ukraine’s balancing act on internet freedom

Ukraine is a country in the midst of transition and conflict.  It is transitioning to democracy with hopes of joining the European Union while engaged in a ‘hybrid war’ (one …

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July 2018

Criminal Violence and Transitional Justice in El Salvador

By Maria Martinez, Communications Intern, and Ellie Rizzo, Global Growth Intern The 1992 Chapultepec Peace Accords aimed to bring peace to El Salvador after a …

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June 2018

Reflections on USAID’s 2018 DRG Partners’ Forum

We’re sending a shout-out to USAID’s Learning Team at the Democracy, Rights and Governance Center of Excellence, known as the DRG Center.  Last week was …

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