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This Week at USAID – July 12, 2010

Today is the six-month commemoration of the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12, 2010. Administrator Shah just returned from a trip to Haiti and issued a statement to mark the commemoration. USAID is hosting a conference entitled Transforming Development through Science, Technology and Innovation.  The conference is co-hosted with Secretary of State Hillary […]

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This Week at USAID – July 6, 2010

At a forum organized by Global Washington and hosted by Seattle University, Maura O’Neill, USAID’s Counselor for Innovation, will participate in a discussion about Washington State’s contribution to the global development sector and will offer recommendations for improving the effectiveness of U.S. foreign assistance. Administrator Shah will join Secretary Clinton at the State Department to […]

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This Week at USAID – June 28, 2010

As part of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Statesmen’s Forum, Administrator Shah will give an address on the U.S. Global Health Initiative.  Dr. Shah’s remarks will focus on integration and innovation for better health outcomes.   This event, held on Tuesday at 1 PM Eastern, will be webcast live. Alonzo Fulgham, USAID’s Chief […]

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This Week at USAID – June 21, 2010

Secretary Clinton and Administrator Shah will deliver opening remarks on “LGBT Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy” at an event co-hosted by State’s Office of Civil Rights and GLIFAA, the organization for Gays and Lesbians in Foreign Affairs Agencies. At an event in the Ronald Reagan Building, USAID will join the Brookings Institution to launch […]

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This Week at USAID – June 14, 2010

Currently in Dakar, Senegal, Administrator Shah will speak at the opening ceremony of a regional food security investment forum hosted by ECOWAS.  The two Deputies of the U.S. Government’s Feed the Future initiative, Ambassador William Garvelink, Deputy Coordinator for Development; and Ambassador Patricia Haslach, Deputy Coordinator for Diplomacy; are also part of the U.S. delegation attending […]

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President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI) website wins Gold Screen Award

The PMI website, managed by USAID, earned The Gold Screen Award in the 2010 Blue Pencil & Gold Screen Awards Competition, held by the National Association of Government Communicators. The awards competition recognizes superior government communications products and their producers in 51 categories. Gold Screen Award categories are reserved for audiovisual and multimedia products, including […]

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This Week at USAID – May 24, 2010

Currently in Beijing, Administrator Shah is taking part in development-specific talks led by Secretary Clinton at the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Later this week, Administrator Shah will be in Dhaka to participate in the Food Security Investment Forum hosted by the Government of Bangladesh.  This forum is a country-specific element of Feed the Future, the […]

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THREE QUESTIONS for Ambassador William Garvelink

Ambassador William Garvelink recently joined USAID as Deputy Coordinator for Development for the Feed the Future initiative. Q.              What is Feed the Future? Garvelink:   Feed the Future is the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative.      Through Feed the Future, we will contribute to raising incomes, improving nutrition, and enhancing food security […]

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Today is HIV Vaccine Awareness Day

Administrator Shah recently said that “humanity demands an AIDS vaccine” when describing USAID’s approach to high impact development.  USAID and its partners continue to support the quest for a safe vaccine that could effectively prevent HIV — a search that is commemorated each year on May 18th, HIV Vaccine Awareness Day.  This work is essential […]

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This Week at USAID – May 17, 2010

USAID will launch the Feed the Future website – a hub for resources on the U.S. government’s global hunger and food security initiative. Administrator Shah will provide keynote remarks and release the Feed the Future implementation guide at a Symposium on Global Agriculture and Food Security, hosted by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. A senior […]

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