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October 24, 2018

Counterpart International Announces USDA McGovern-Dole and USDA Local and Regional Food Aid Procurement Program Awards for School Feeding in Senegal

ARLINGTON, Va., October 24, 2018 – Counterpart International today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will provide $21 million to support development …

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September 10, 2018

Counterpart International Announces Appointment of Mutale Chilangwa as Regional Director, Africa

ARLINGTON, Va — Counterpart International is pleased to announce the appointment of Mutale Chilangwa as Regional Director of the Africa portfolio.  Mutale brings to Counterpart …

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September 6, 2018

Counterpart International Welcomes Olivier Alais to the Global Programs Team

Arlington, VA — Counterpart International today announced the appointment of Olivier Alais to the Global Programs team as Chief of Party for Internet Freedom and Internet …

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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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October 2018

Emerging Afghan Leader to Attend Major Youth Summit in the Netherlands

Twenty-three-year-old Mohammad Mustafa Raheal is part of a new generation of Afghan leaders who have come of age during the post-Taliban period in Afghanistan. Like …

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October 2018

Banning the Phrase ‘Empowering Others’

I banned the use of empower at Counterpart. I took a red pen and deleted any sentences in proposals that read that we empower citizens …

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August 2018

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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August 2018

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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