Daniel Butterfoss

International Program Specialist

Daniel Butterfoss is an International Program Specialist with the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP). Mr. Butterfoss primarily works on CLDP’s programs in Eastern Europe, Eurasia, and Latin America, which focus on intellectual property protection, customs and trade-related programs, and government procurement.

Prior to joining CLDP, Mr. Butterfoss served as a Peace Corps Response volunteer in Colombia, working on variety of community development projects focused on youth empowerment, sexual education, and gender equality. Previously, Mr. Butterfoss worked as a case manager at an immigration law firm in Minneapolis, MN, serving primarily South and Central American clients. He also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Samoa, where he worked as an English teacher and teacher trainer at a rural primary school and implemented village-based development projects related to health and education.

Mr. Butterfoss received his Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and Journalism from New York University, where he graduated summa cum laude. He is fluent in Spanish and speaks conversational Samoan.

CLDP in Action

December 17, 2017 - December 21, 2017

From December 17-21, 2017, CLDP sponsored the participation of representatives from Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Tunisia to attend the annual United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland. 

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