In support of President Obama's strategy for atrocity prevention, USAID and Humanity United commit to issuing a Tech Challenge on Atrocity Prevention to support innovative ideas and best-in-class solutions to prevent mass atrocities.
Start date: December 2012 End Date: June 2015
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $949,684
Implementer: Macedonian Civic Education Center
Strengthen the teacher career and professional development system in Macedonia. Create and institutionalize structures and processes that guide and inform the system.
Start date: September 1, 2007 End date: September 1, 2014
Guarantee Facility: $9 million in loans
Implementers: UNIBANKA and NLB Leasing
The SME Development Credit Authority facility, the first of its kind in Macedonia, provides access to working and investment capital for companies that want to expand their operations or market opportunities. The SME DCA facility is improving access to capital, which is a major obstacle to the growth of private sector SMEs in Macedonia.
Grantee: Pan American Development Foundation
Local Sub-Grantees: Government of Suriname, Surinamese NGOs
Duration: 4 years (Feb 2013 - Feb 2016)
Funding to date: $1,549,065
Total Project investment - $4,500,000
Beneficiary countries: Suriname
Objective: To support youth development and juvenile justice reform in Suriname. This will be achieved by (1) expanding opportunities for at-risk youth aged 15-24 and (2) strengthening Suriname’s juvenile justice system.
Grantees: The Secretariat of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States; the University of the West Indies’ Center for Resource Management and Environmental Studies; the Caribbean Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology; the Government of Barbados.
Beneficiary Countries: Barbados, St. Kitts & Nevis, Antigua & Barbuda, Dominica, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines and Grenada.
Duration: 5 years (2011-2015).
Funding to date: $2.5 million
Total Projected investment: $20 million.
What is the Land and Conflict Sensitive Journalism program?
The Broadband Partnership of the Americas (BPA) is designed to improve access to broadband and the Internet and other communications technologies in the Americas. It will serve as a voluntary and flexible framework through which the governments of the Western Hemisphere, multilateral organizations, the donor community and the private sector can collaborate to increase access to broadband and the Internet across the Americas.
Start date: December 2011 Duration: Three years
Project budget (Life of Project): $ 3,696,110
Implementer: Tetra Tech DPK
Strengthen the role of the judiciary in the separation of powers, and develop broad based support for rule of law and judicial sector reform.
Advocacy and Citizen Participation in Judicial Sector Reforms – Develop the capacity of justice sector professional associations to play a leadership role in justice system reform efforts.
Start date: January 1, 2012 End date: December 31, 2015
Project budget: $300,000
Implementer: Crimson Development Foundation (CDF)
Establish and manage a specialized fund to support innovation and business start-ups, addressing the access to finance constraint faced by innovation-focused entrepreneurs.
Grantee: Partners of the Americas.
Local Sub-Grantees: St. Kitts & Nevis: Community Achievers Project; St. Kitts & Nevis Football Association; Caribbean Healthy Lifestyle Program; and the Ministry of Education. St. Vincent & Grenadines: Marion House; Liberty Lodge Boys Training Center; Adult and Continuing Education Center; Casper Maria Marshall Tomorrow Women and Men Center. Dominica: Center where Adolescent learn to Love & Serve (CALLS); Dominica Youth Business Trust.
Last updated: May 21, 2013