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Archives for 2013

National Freedom Day: A Commitment to End Modern Slavery

An estimated 20 million men, women and children around the world, including thousands in the United States, are living in bondage, confirming that the fight to end slavery is far from over. Read more >>

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Nurturing Rule of Law in Young Uzbekistan

Judge John R. Tunheim traveled to Uzbekistan to share his experience in the areas of rule of law and human rights, and participate in a conference marking the 20th anniversary of the Uzbek constitution. Read more >>

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Ten Things You Should Know About the State Department and USAID

With just over one percent of the entire federal budget, State and USAID have a huge impact on how Americans live and how the rest of the world engages with America. Read more >>

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Assistant Secretary Anne Richard and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg Meet With Syrian Refugees

Assistant Secretary Anne Richards and Assistant Administrator Nancy Lindborg met with Turkish partners and assistance providers to discuss the needs of Syrian refugees and ongoing humanitarian assistance efforts. Read more >>

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Germany’s Renewed Support: Another Leap Forward for the Global Fund

USAID, through PEPFAR, and alongside many donor countries such as Germany, has been a strong supporter of the Global Fund to prevent and treat HIV and AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

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The Story Behind the Headline: Investments in Implementation Science Tackle HIV Prevention in Swaziland

USAID, through PEPFAR, is partnering with a global health center at Columbia University to evaluate an innovative approach to HIV prevention in countries like Swaziland. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: State and USAID Visit WFP Distribution Center in Jordan

Assistant Secretary of State Richard and Assistant Administrator Lindborg visit a World Food Programme Distribution Center in Amman, Jordan. Read more >>

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President Obama Announces Additional Humanitarian Aid for the Syrian People

President Obama announced today that he has approved a new round of humanitarian assistance, an additional $155 million to provide for the urgent and pressing needs of civilians in Syria. Read more >>

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Videos of the Week: U.S. Delegation Visits Syrian Refugees at Camp Islahiye, Turkey

On January 24, 2013, U.S. Ambassador to Syria Robert Ford, Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration Anne C. Richard, and USAID Assistant Administrator for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance Nancy Lindborg visited Syrian refugees in Turkey. Read more >>

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Call for Video Submissions: Social Media + Development

USAID invites development partners to showcase work in using social media for development through video at our #Popcorn + International Development event on February 21 during Social Media Week. Read more >>

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