In St. Vincent, with the Caribbean HIV/AIDS Alliance, we will hold a seminar with key policy makers exploring the theme – Stigma and Discrimination and confidentiality in accessing HIV/AIDS services.

In Paraguay, we will present the results of and celebrate the 1st anniversary of the USAID/Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program.

In Benin, we will launch a Teacher Merit Awards program.  The Teacher Motivation and Training Project is piloting a merit based awards program to recognize good teachers and to motivate primary school teachers to improve their classroom performance and professional conduct. The pilot will give competitive awards to the best schools and teachers.