2022 — 2024

New Partnerships in Open Government in Ecuador

Challenge   The lack of technical capacity, transparency mechanisms, and citizen participation in governance has made effective, open, and participatory governance in Ecuador difficult. The external …

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Strengthening Advocacy Through Local Partnership in Timor-Leste

Youth are the future of a country and are eager to establish themselves and become a contributing member of society, but they often face difficulties …

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Improving Clean Water Access in Rural Niger

Community members in Bandé identified the supply of clean drinking water as the rural Nigerien commune’s most urgent need and formed a committee to improve …

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Transformative Model Fosters Opportunities for Burundi Youth

Burundi, one of the world’s poorest nations, is still recovering from generations of ethnic conflict and a civil war, with nearly 70 percent of the …

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Counterpart Bangladesh Staff Undergo Ethics Training

Development professionals seek to improve the conditions of the people they aim to serve but can unintentionally cause harm by not taking an approach that …

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Bangladeshi Organizations Call for Reforms to Defend Civic Space

Bangladesh civil society organizations gathered to elevate the importance of the civil society sector and advocate for greater protections for civic space on March 6, …

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Counterpart and Save the Children Promote Women’s Digital Inclusion in Niger

Counterpart’s USAID-funded Jagoranci project collaborated with Save the Children’s Kulawa project and the Regional Directorate for the Promotion of Women of Tillabéri to promote women’s …

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Global Democracy Coalition Forum Aims to Strengthen Democracy, Reverse Democratic Backsliding 

“We can never take our democracy for granted,” said Dubravka Šuica, vice president of the European Commission, speaking to packed audiences both at the nHow …

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Peer-to-Peer Learning Event Fosters Dialogue Among Nigerien Communes

Counterpart’s USAID-funded Resilient Governance in Niger activity, also called Jagoranci, organized a peer-to-peer learning event that brought together 15 representatives from communes in Zinder, Tillabéri, …

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2022 — 2027

Civil Society in Action – Armenia

Challenge   Armenian civil society organizations (CSOs) have a long history supporting citizens’ needs, providing humanitarian assistance, and facilitating platforms for democratic discourse. CSOs made key …

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