USAID and Sida to Launch a New Collaboration on Joint Credit Guarantees

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, March 24, 2010
USAID Press Office
202-712-4320

Washington, DC- The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) will launch a new collaboration for the issuance of joint credit guarantees in developing countries. Loans guaranteed under the agreement will include investments for climate change, post-disaster reconstruction, food security, and health, including planned guarantees in Bosnia and Haiti.

WHO:

Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
Anders Nordström, Director General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency

WHAT:

On-the-record partnership launch and Memorandum of Understanding signing ceremony followed by a 15-minute question and answer period for media.

WHERE:

Rotunda Room, Ronald Reagan Building 8th Floor
1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington DC

WHEN:

Friday, March 26, 3pm-4pm

REPORTERS ATTENDING MUST RSVP BY THURSDAY, NOON, March 25, 2010

RSVP CONTACTS:

Nicole Schiegg, USAID, 202-712-1706, nschiegg@usaid.gov
Roger Garman, Sida, 46 70 254 8752, roger.garman@sida.se

 
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Last updated: April 17, 2014

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