USAID Releases Report on U.S. Economic Assistance to Eastern Europe and Eurasia at Brookings Institution Event

For Immediate Release

Friday, July 19, 2013

MEDIA ADVISORY

Washington, D.C. – On July 22, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) will release its report, “Twenty Years of U.S. Economic Assistance to Eastern Europe and Eurasia” at an event hosted by the Global Economy and Development Program at the Brookings Institution. The program will also include a discussion on U.S. economic assistance to post-communist Eastern Europe and former Soviet Union countries.

USAID Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia Paige Alexander will deliver introductory remarks followed by a panel discussion with Department of State Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions Ambassador William Taylor, Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President Donald L. Pressley, and President of the University Research Company Barbara N. Turner. Brookings Senior Fellow George Ingram will moderate the discussion.

The report highlights USAID’s economic aid to Europe and Eurasia, its role in assisting eleven countries to achieve sustainable economic and political transformation, assistance to six western Balkan countries that do not yet meet EU accession criteria to improve their economic and political environments, and, in Eurasia, assisting countries that still are not near minimum transformational measures.

Who:

USAID Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Europe and Eurasia, Paige Alexander

Department of State Special Coordinator for Middle East Transitions, Ambassador William Taylor

Booz Allen Hamilton Senior Vice President, Donald L. Pressley

President of the University Research Company, Barbara N. Turner

Brookings Senior Fellow, George Ingram

What: USAID Releases Report on Twenty Years of U.S. Economic Assistance to Eastern Europe and Eurasia/Discussion
Eastern Europe and Eurasia/Discussion
When:

Monday, July 22, 2013; 1:30-3:00 p.m.

Where:

The Brookings Institution
Falker Auditorium
1775 Massachusetts, Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

Press interested in attending, please contact the press office at usaidpressofficers@usaid.gov or 202-712-4320.

Last updated: October 20, 2014

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