Manon de Courten

International Cooperation

Achieving impact through equity and inclusion

Manon de Courten supports organisations for social impact through strategic consulting, learning trajectories, facilitation and lecturing.

Specialised in civil society work on human rights and rule of law, Manon co-designs and evaluates programmes for effective and meaningful engagement. In particular, she facilitates Global South leadership and ownership through equitable partnerships and inclusion of underrepresented groups.

In her lectures, Manon presents methods addressing and dismantling the power dynamics that still underlie the global development system.

Fluent in 4 languages, she translates into French, her native language. Her activities span over the EU’s Eastern neighbours, her primary region of expertise, and beyond.

baseline, mid-term, end-term evaluation


proposal co-design, writing, and assessment


learning and facilitation


human rights 

rule of law


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Civil society

support

The EU’s eastern fringe  


Eastern Europe


Western Balkans


Southern Caucasus


Russia


Central Asia


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Equity

and inclusion

feminist principles


intersectionality


cultural dynamics


decolonising development


anchoring in The Hague


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SERVICES

Bridging

the language gap

translation from English, Dutch and Russian into French


proofreading and editing texts in French


policy documents, academic articles, reports, and more


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UKRAINE

Russia’s aggression against Ukraine, which became evident with the annexation of Crimea in 2014, has escalated into a devastating war. Since 24 February 2022,  it is shaking the whole continent and has repercussions worldwide. For many of us,  the once so promising era that had opened with the fall of the Berlin wall has collapsed.   Read more