U.S. Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Walter E. North announced today that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded a grant to the International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES) to support the Government of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville with upcoming electoral events, including planning for the referendum.
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The United States is helping Bougainville Women improve peace and security. The Embassy announced the award of four grants totaling K2.5 million to local women’s organizations. The grants are part of the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) two-year Women Peace Building Initiative (WPBI), implemented by Counterpart International (CI).
The Pacific-American Climate Fund (PACAM) of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced the first tranche of civil society organizations which have submitted successful applications for PACAM grants.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Arizona State University have partnered to train local trainers and technicians to install, operate, and maintain clean energy systems in the Pacific Islands.
Last updated: March 23, 2015