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Archives for 2013

USAID Gives Back to Servicemembers at Home and Abroad

On Saturday, I joined USAID staff and their families to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. by volunteering on the National Day of Service. Read more >>

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Can Transitional Justice Prevent Conflicts?

In 2011, President Obama launched the Presidential Studies Directive on Mass Atrocities, or PSD-10, a ground-breaking call for all major U.S. government agencies to engage on the issue of preventing mass atrocities and genocide worldwide. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Committed to Service

Administrator Rajiv Shah and daughter, Amna Shah, build care packages on the National Day of Service on January 19 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read more >>

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Video of the Week: Administrator Shah’s Address to African Leadership on Child Survival Meeting

In an effort to catalyze global action for child survival, the Governments of Ethiopia, India, and the United States together with UNICEF convened the ‘Child Survival Call to Action’ in Washington, D.C. in June 2012. . Under the banner of ‘Committing to Child Survival: A Promise Renewed‘, more than 160 governments signed a pledge to renew their […]

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A United Africa Under a Child Survival Revolution

Last Friday, it was a real honor for me to take part in the closing ceremony of the African Leadership for Child Survival – A Promise Renewed. The event has marked a new era for the African continent in which it is no longer acceptable for any child to die an untimely and preventable death. Read more >>

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Under Five Child Survival Under Microscope at Summit

This week child survival is under critical review in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia about markedly improving child survival rates. Read more >>

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U.S. Recognition of Government of Somalia for First Time in 20 Years

Yesterday, the U.S. government formally recognized the Government of Somalia for the first time in 20 years. Read more >>

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USAID’s Youth in Development Policy: Investing in Young People’s Sexual and Reproductive Rights and Health

The first-ever USAID Youth in Development Policy provides important opportunities to involve global youth in shaping our development agenda and advancing their health and rights. Read more >>

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Ethiopia Hosts African Leaders to Accelerate Gains in Child Survival

Today it was an honor for me to join African colleagues in health and development at the opening of the African Leadership for Child Survival – A Promise Renewed. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Call to Action for Child Survival In Ethiopia

The Government of Ethiopia and former Minister of Health Tedros Adhanom committed to convene the ‘African Leadership for Child Survival—A Promise Renewed’ Meeting January 16-18, 2013, in Addis Ababa. Read more >>

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