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The AGOA Forum: Promoting Sustainable Growth in Africa through Trade and Technology

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The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has transformed the way the U.S. and Africa interact on trade and economic issues. Read more >>

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International Youth Day: Young People Are Key to Solving Global Challenges

Special Adviser Rahman at the Global Young Leaders Conference. Photo credit: State Department

Young people are key drivers to solving some of the world’s most pressing strategic challenges Read more >>

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Addressing the Crisis in South Sudan’s Jonglei State

National Security Staff Senior Director for Development and Democracy Gayle Smith, Senior Director for Multilateral Affairs and Human Rights Steve Pomper, and Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs Grant T. Harris discuss the situation in South Sudan at the White House, July 24, 2013. Photo credit: White House

Yesterday, the White House hosted NGOs and advocacy groups to discuss the political crisis in South Sudan, and how the U.S. can help end the violence and support South Sudan’s democratic development. Read more >>

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Harnessing the Power of Regional Cooperation to Drive Progress in Southeast Asia

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (center) and USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia Greg Beck (right) at the Lower Mekong Initiative Ministerial. Photo credit: William Ng, State Department

USAID in Southeast Asia is helping to support equitable growth in the areas of agriculture and food security, connectivity, education, energy security, environment and water, and health. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Children from Lusaka's Vera Chiluba school in Zambia. Photo credit: Sinjela Derrick

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of July 8, 2013. Read more >>

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Cooperation for Better Development and Security

Beth Cole, (left) Director of USAID's Office of Civilian-Military Cooperation speaks on the role of interagency coordination at the IFPA-Fletcher Conference on National Security Strategy and Policy, June 5, 2013. Photo credit: Tony Rinaldo

At a recent national security conference, USAID participated in a discussion on the growing role of special operations forces (SOF) in twenty-first-century security. Read more >>

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This Week at USAID – June 21, 2010

Secretary Clinton and Administrator Shah will deliver opening remarks on “LGBT Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy” at an event co-hosted by State’s Office of Civil Rights and GLIFAA, the organization for Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies. At an event in the Ronald Reagan Building, USAID will join the Brookings Institution to launch […]

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