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50th Anniversary: President Kennedy Addresses USAID Mission Directors

President Kennedy’s remarks to Mission Directors and Deputy Mission Directors from the Agency for International Development from the Rose Garden of the White House June 8th, 1962. Well I want to ā€“ Iā€™m impressed by ā€“ I wish all of our fellow Americans could listen to the litany of the countries to which you are […]

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50 Weeks to 50 Years at USAID – Week 1: Presidential Development Visionaries

In September, President Obama unveiled his Global Development Policy, which for the first time elevates international development as a core pillar of U.S. foreign policy. Read more >>

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University of Michigan and the Call to Action that Changed the World: USAID Congratulates Peace Corps

JFK’s call to action, 50 years ago today, inspired one of the most successful service projects in American history, the Peace Corps. Read more >>

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