Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI)

Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance

The Office of Transition Initiatives (OTI) supports U.S. foreign policy objectives by helping local partners advance peace and democracy. OTI provides fast, flexible, short-term assistance targeted at key political transition and stabilization needs.  Strategically designed for each unique situation, OTI has laid the foundation for long-term development by promoting reconciliation, jumpstarting local economies, supporting emerging independent media, and fostering peace and democracy through innovative programming.  In countries transitioning from authoritarianism to democracy, from violence to peace, or following a fragile peace, OTI’s programs serve as catalysts for positive political change.

For more information, see Where We Work.

Contact

For more information on the Office of Transition Initiatives, email DCHA.OTIOutreachMailList@usaid.gov

For media inquiries, please contact the Bureau of Legislative and Public Affairs at 202-712-4320 or usaidpressofficers@usaid.gov.

Last updated: July 10, 2014

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