USAID-sponsored LGBT sensitivity training for school principals “tickles” a few minds and opens a dialogue in Kosovo’s most traditional communities about the school’s role in setting the societal standard for inclusiveness.
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Early this month, we had the great pleasure of participating in the International Women’s Summit – Partnership for Change: Empowering Women – hosted by President Atifete Jahjaga of Kosovo with support from USAID and assistance from the National Democratic Institute.
During a recent visit to Kosovo, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Philip Reeker spoke in support of the process of decentralization and community engagement to improve life for everyone. Reeker told reporters in Mitrovica North that it is important that local communities determine “how your lives will be led, how your children will be raised and how the international community can […]
U.S. national security rests on three pillars: Diplomacy, Development, and Defense. Although other departments and agencies of the U.S. government certainly contribute to the nation’s security, these three Ds, represented by the Department of State (State), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Department of Defense (DoD or Defense) provide the foundation for […]
In Kosovo, RTK Public TV filmed an episode of “Classroom Makeover”, in which parents and teachers use materials donated by the community to update and improve classrooms. The show was inspired by a USAID project of same concept. In Nicaragua, we are supporting fair elections. In the face of this complex, non-transparent environment for the […]
Submitted by Xheraldina Cernobregu, USAID/Kosovo Children in Kosovo are now Learning About Justice thanks to over 17,000 coloring books that have been distributed to primary schools in rural and urban Kosovo since the project’s launch in June 2010. The coloring books, published with USAID support, have been in high demand throughout the country. “Learning About […]