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Fixing A Broken System: A Conversation With Nobel Peace Prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus

Dr. Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 recipient of the Nobel Peace Prizem visited with USAID staff on July 22, 2013 to discuss how to ‪end extreme poverty‬.

On July 22, 2013, the USAID community had the privilege of hearing Presidential Medal of Freedom winner Muhammad Yunus speak. Read more >>

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Nobel Peace Laureates Awarded for their Work in Promoting Women’s Rights and Peace

I was thrilled to learn that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winners Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian activist Leymah Gbowee, and Yemeni leader Tawakkul Karman. President Johnson Sirleaf, Gbowee and Karman were announced as recipients of the prize today by the Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo. They were honored for “their non-violent struggle for […]

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