Exterion is a consulting firm helping governments, companies and organizations achieve their goals in complex contexts, including situations affected by conflict, violence, disasters, fragility and instability.
Education in Crisis and Conflict
Helping the global education community adapt policies, guidance, and programming to better address the challenges of conflict, violence, disasters, instability, and epidemics.
Peacebuilding, Stability and Transition
Working with stakeholders to prevent, manage and recover from crisis, build local capabilities to reduce grievance and vulnerability, promote conflict sensitivity, and support more stable and cohesive societies.
Taking a holistic approach to empowering youth and youth-led organizations working for change.
Fostering ways for the most personal interface between government and civil society to be inclusive, participatory, and adaptive.
Pursuing practical, cross-sectoral action to strengthen the ability of communities to prevent and reduce the impact of multiple threats and hazards.
Policy and Strategic Planning
Guidance and Tools Development
Program Design and Management
Context and risk analysis (USAID Rapid Education and Risk Analysis, conflict analysis, political economy analysis, political analysis, resilience analysis)
Stakeholder Engagement and Partnerships
Facilitation and training
Clients have included USAID, EDC, UNICEF, PeaceNexus Foundation, UN Peacebuilding Support Office, Management Systems International.
Exterion was awarded a five-year (2014-2019) sub-contract with EDC to support implementation of USAID’s Education in Conflict and Crisis Network (ECCN) project. ECCN is a global community of practice composed of USAID staff and implementing partners with over 1,100 members from over 300 organizations globally. Exterion provides conflict and crisis expertise to the ECCN Support Team, staffing the Key Personnel role of Senior Advisor/Conflict and Crisis Specialist who serves on the Steering Group, and leads the development of USAID's Rapid Education and Risk Analysis; Education and Countering Violent Extremism, Humanitarian-Development Coherence, and Resilience and Education.