June 2018

Resistance and Resilience: My Armenian Story

Anna Sahakyan, Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean, Counterpart International May 28th marked the 100th anniversary of the formation of the first Republic …

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July 2013

Counterpart partners and grantees sweep Armenia’s Universal Rights Awards

By Jennifer Brookland Civil rights activists, government officials, media and civil society representatives who excelled in promoting human rights were honored with Universal Rights Awards …

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November 2012

Citizen Participation the Real Success at Armenia Program’s Midpoint

Mkhitar Hovhannisyan, mayor of the small village of Gomk in southwestern Armenia, had seen plenty of international development projects come to his town before.

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November 2012

How to Start a Flash Mob

On a sunny, breezy day in Yeghvard, Armenia, a teenager in a bright white baseball cap walked along a park path reading a book. Then, strangely enough, so did another one. White caps and books began proliferating — white t-shirts, too.

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June 2012

Clinton Praises Counterpart in Recognizing Work Of Armenian Civic Activists and Reformers

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has singled out Counterpart International for praise in their civil society work in Armenia.

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June 2011

Armenian Communities Come Together for New Development Initiative

Forty-three Armenian towns will work together with Counterpart International to train municipal employees, share information and collaborate to resolve some of their ongoing development problems.

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March 2011

Policy Forum Held to Discuss Potential Hotel Tax in Armenia

It’s a Wednesday morning in Yerevan, Armenia. Thirty people have gathered around a large circular table, papers spread about, coffee cups filled. They’re deep in conversation, discussing a potential hotel tax.

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