Fact Sheets

The USAID Contract Law Enforcement (CLE) Program is a three year program, which is working to improve rule of law in Kosovo and create a better business environment for economic development and investment. As such, the program is built around two strategic goals:

Advancing Kosovo Together (AKT) aims to increase constructive inter-ethnic cooperation and interaction, primarily between the Kosovo Albanian and Kosovo Serb populations, which is vital to the security and stability of the region. The program takes a holistic approach towards the integration of minority populations into Kosovo’s institutions and society by partnering with municipalities and other Government partners to support the engagement of targeted communities.

Šestogodišnji Program podele vlasti pokrenut je 2008. godine u cilju pomoći Srbiji da se približi EU jačanjem pravosudne i zakonodavne grane vlasti.

The six-year USAID Separation of Powers Project (SPP) was launched in 2008 to help Serbia move closer to European Union accession by strengthening the judicial and legislative branches of government.

The Fifth Committee of the U.N. General Assembly—a body responsible for administrative and budgetary issues—recently adopted a measure to allocate $49.9 million to fund UNMEER. The U.N. plans to launch a Global Ebola Response Coalition on October 10, which will bring business, political, and health leaders together to mobilize resources and support for the ongoing response.

The Office of Personnel Management and Office of Management and Budget have implemented a Government-wide Performance Management System initiative. This information reflects current internal processes and regulations for Senior Executive Service (SES) members and equivalent officials (Senior Leaders (SL) and Scientific Professionals (ST)) concerning Performance and Misconduct.

To date, U.S. Government (USG) funding for the West Africa EVD outbreak has surpassed $111 million.
USAID and the U.S. Department of State are providing a $10 million grant to support an African Union (AU) medical mission responding to the EVD outbreak.

President Obama has designated October as National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a nationwide effort to educate and engage both public and private sector stakeholders and the American public on cybersecurity issues through a variety of communications and outreach activities held across the country.

The Human Resources for Health Capacity Bridge activity partners with the Government of Kenya and health sector leaders to strengthen and transform health workforce systems in the public, private, and faith-based sectors. The goal is to enhance health service delivery and, ultimately, improve health outcomes for the people of Kenya. Human Resources for Health Capacity Bridge strengthens health workforce policy and planning; builds the knowledge and skills of national and county health workers; improves health worker productivity and retention; and supports the human resources information systems for effective planning and decision making.

Yes Youth Can is a national activity that has empowered 1,000,000 Kenyan youth to expand their economic opportunities, contribute to their communities and become responsible members of society. Through Yes Youth Can and the National Youth Bunge Association, young people aged 18-35 organize themselves into youth-run and youth-led village and county-level bunges (Kiswahili for “parliaments”) and democratically elect leaders to represent them at the national level.

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Last updated: October 30, 2014