CIVICUS Civil Society Index

An international action-research project by and for civil society

CSI Partner of the Week: Counterpart, Armenia

Posted by civilsocietyindex on April 9, 2009

Counterpart Armenia

Counterpart Armenia

Congratulations to Counterpart, who recently conducted an International Honorary Committee meeting in Yerevan, in support of the CSI imlementation in Armenia. Please see the country partner links section to the right to click on their CSI webpage. They are this week’s CSI partner profile of the week!

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Founded in 1965, Counterpart International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a just world through service and partnership. Counterpart gives people a voice in their own future through smart partnerships, offering options and access to tools for sustained social, economic and environmental development.

Counterpart International and its partner organizations are responsible for the implementation of the Civil Society Index in Armenia, where we have been working on civil society strengthening programming since 2004, and on humanitarian assistance provision since the early part of the decade. For more information on this project and Counterpart International’s work and partners in Armenia click here. (www.counterpart.am)

We have forged strategic partnerships in the public and private sectors to help people improve the quality of their lives and revitalize their communities in more than 60 nations. Counterpart International provides people access to the tools they need for a life of dignity for themselves, their communities and their countries. Since 1993 Counterpart has built, developed and strengthened over 10,000 non-governmental organizations in Eastern Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), as well as the Middle East and Southeast Asia. Working with local communities to build their capacity to act on their local problems in the way they want, Counterpart programs include humanitarian and relief assistance, education, healthcare, democracy and governance, food security, enterprise and business development, sustainable tourism and natural resource management. For more info click here. (www.counterpart.org)

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