Ukraine recently held historic elections as the world watched. USAID provided assistance to ensure the legitimacy and transparency of the process.
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Prior to 2008, if you were to have asked typical Ukrainian high school students, university applicants or their parents to honestly explain the surest way to gain entrance to university, most would have responded that informal payments and influence-seeking provided the golden keys to admission. This type of process benefited not the brightest and most […]
In Ukraine, we facilitated a meeting between one of Ukraine’s Federal District Court Judge’s Charles Breyer and U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine John Tefft. This meeting was arranged at the Judge’s request, through the Fair, Accountable, Independent and Responsible Judiciary Program (FAIR). The purpose of the FAIR Program is to support legislative, regulatory and institutional reform […]
In Nepal, USAID launched a Global Climate Change Program. The new program, Hariyo Ban, is a five-year program and cornerstone of President Obama’s Global Climate Change Initiative. Climate change is emerging as a major threat to the people and biodiversity of Nepal. Hariyo Ban, which means “green forests” in Nepali, will help to build resilience […]
In Batticaloa, Sri Lanka we held a friendly cricket tournament between youth from the East and South to mark International Peace Day. In Jaffna, Sri Lanka we opened a collection center and distributed “freezer trucks” to farmers as part of USAID’s public-private alliances program. This hand over of equipment, tools and grants will improve productivity […]
In Benin, we will hold a workshop on the Ambassadors Girls’ Scholarship Program (AGSP). USAID/Africa is undertaking a best practices review of the Ambassadors Girls’ Scholarship Program (AGSP), which has provided scholarships to more than 550,000 primary and secondary school students, predominately girls, since 2002 under the African Education Initiative (AEI). In the Ukraine, we […]