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Women’s Commitment to Community Health: Nutrition, Education, and Vaccinations in Partnership with USAIDPosted byon July 23, 2013 at 10:16 AM EDT
Dr. Biden recounts her first stop on her trip to India -- visiting the settlement of Kachhpura in Agra.
Posted byon July 19, 2013 at 5:30 PM EDT
On Thursday, the Vice President visited The George Washington University in Washington, D.C. to discuss the Administration's engagement in the Asia-Pacific region.
Posted byon July 2, 2013 at 5:35 PM EDT
President Obama visits the Ubungo Symbion Power Plant in Dar es Salaam to highlight a new initiative called Power Africa, which aims to double the number of people across the continent who have access to power.
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM EDT
In Senegal, President Obama meets with President Mackey Sall, discusses the importance of the rule of law with regional judicial leaders, and visits Goree Island
Posted byon June 27, 2013 at 11:30 AM EDT
Yesterday, President Obama, his family, and the U.S. delegation traveled to Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania, as part of our commitment to invest in Africa’s development and its people. It is my first trip to these countries, and I look forward to meeting new faces from each country.
Posted byon June 19, 2013 at 3:50 PM EDT
The Open Data Charter outlines principles that member countries—the US, UK, France, Canada, Germany, Russia, Italy, and Japan–will act on, including an expectation that all government data will be published openly by default, and that signatories will work to increase the quality, quantity, and re-use of released data. The G8 Open Data charter builds upon recent historic steps the US has taken domestically.
Posted byon June 18, 2013 at 12:43 PM EDT
Last week, following the publishing of a new series on maternal and child nutrition in the medical journal The Lancet , governments, donors, non-profits, academia, and the private sector came together to focus on undernutrition at events in London and Washington, DC. The events provided an opportunity for the United States and other participants to highlight existing and planned actions to address undernutrition.
Posted byon June 7, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
Yesterday, at the G8 Social Impact Investing Forum in London, the Obama Administration launched the National Impact Initiative (NII).
Posted byon January 29, 2013 at 10:09 AM EDT
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 and refugees forced to flee the violence of the Assad regime. This brings America’s contribution to date to $365 million, making the United States the largest single donor of humanitarian assistance to the Syrian people.
Posted byon November 16, 2012 at 6:20 PM EDT
Last week, OSTP Director John P. Holdren joined USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah in launching the Higher Education Solutions Network (HESN) – a groundbreaking partnership between USAID and seven top universities that is designed to harness the ingenuity of faculty and students to help solve global development challenges.