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Making All Voices Count is Open for Business

A woman on a phone in India. Photo Credit: USAID

Today Making All Voices Count: A Grand Challenge for Development is open for business and calling for proposals. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Working for Disabilities in Macedonia

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This year’s U.N. General Assembly will focus on development goals for persons with disabilities. Read more >>

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Empowering LGBTI people in Colombia to Advocate for Their Own Rights

USAID conducts training on on respecting and protecting LGBTI rights in Cartagena. Photo credit: Victory Institute

USAID Senior Advisor of Office of Innovation and Development Alliances shares her recent visits to Colombia, where she witnessed how USAID is supporting the LGBTI populations in the region so they can advocate for their own rights. Read more >>

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International Day of Democracy: Strengthening Citizen Voices

A group of Kenyan youth marching for peace before the general elections in March 2013. Photo credit: USAID/Kenya

USAID celebrates International Day of Democracy, which was on September 15. Read more >>

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USAID in the News

Pallets of USAID-supplied food, water and supplies. Photo credit: USAID

A review of USAID’s top news highlights for week of August 26, 2013. Read more >>

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Opening the Door to USAID: A Conversation with InsideNGO

Alison  N. Smith (left), executive director of the advocacy group InsideNGO, asks questions of the USAID panel.
From left: Aman Djahanbani, senior procurement executive and director of the Office of Acquisition & Assistance;
Angelique Crumbly, assistant administrator for the Bureau for Management; and Susan Reichle, counselor to the
Agency. Photo credit: USAID

Senior procurement executive sums up the conversations held at the InsideNGO Annual Conference. Read more >>

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International Youth Day: My Experience as a “Youthful” USAID Intern

Youth Bunges (swahili word for parliament) are helping improve their community through a variety of charitable and economically empowering activities. The Bunge is a part of USAID’s Yes Youth Can, a nationwide program that empowers Kenyan youth to improve their lives and communities. Photo credit: Nichole Sobecki, USAID

In celebration of International Youth Day, an intern recounts her experience at USAID. Read more >>

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LGBT Families at USAID: Integration and Solidarity in Nicaragua

USAID Democracy, Human Rights and Governance officer Jessica Morrison with her wife and newborn daughter. Photo credit: Jessica Morrison/USAID

In 2009, Secretary Clinton announced that the U.S. State Department would extend benefits to the same-sex partners of Foreign Service officers. Although I didn’t officially begin working for USAID until September 2012, I had applied to the agency’s Development Leadership Initiative program that summer and had little idea just how much this and other policy advancements towards […]

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Accelerating Progress with LGBT Global Development Partnership

Dr. Maura O'Neill is the chief innovation officer and senior counselor to the administrator at USAID.

USAID and partners created the LGBT Global Development Partnership to further LGBT equality in developing and emerging market countries. Read more >>

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Europe and Eurasia Celebrates Progress on Disability Rights and Addresses Continuing Challenges

Women on the street in Armenia. Photo Credit: USAID/Armenia

On Friday, USAID Missions joined the international community in celebrating the International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Read more >>

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