Administrator Samantha Power travels to Vietnam to strengthen a partnership marked by years of expanded engagement and cooperation, built on a foundation of jointly addressing the legacies of war. While there, she will meet with students, persons with disabilities, farmers, businesses, local organizations, and government officials to discuss the U.S. and Vietnam’s partnership on shared priorities, including addressing climate change, deepening engagement in the Mekong Delta, investing in higher education, and spurring continued inclusive economic growth.
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USAID Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Hungary
Administrator Samantha Power travels to Budapest, Hungary from February 9-10 to build on the United States’ long-standing partnership with the Hungarian people. USAID recently relaunched its work in several countries in Central Europe, including Hungary, where programs support independent Hungarian partner organizations working to protect the rule of law, strengthen democratic institutions and civil society, and support independent media.
Administrator Power Travels to Nepal
During her visit to Nepal, Administrator Power will meet with civil society leaders, community groups, students, businesses, and government officials to discuss Nepal’s efforts and achievements in becoming a more democratic, prosperous, inclusive, and resilient country. Administrator Power will underscore the United States’ enduring, more than 75-year partnership with the government and people of Nepal.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to World Economic Forum
USAID Administrator Samantha Power will attend the World Economic Forum from January 17 to 19 in Davos, Switzerland. During her visit, the Administrator will emphasize the role and responsibility of the private sector in helping unlock solutions to critical global challenges.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Lebanon
Administrator Power is traveling to Lebanon from November 8-10 to participate in discussions with government officials and the Lebanese people about the country’s economic crisis and growing food insecurity. During her trip, the Administrator will engage with Lebanese government and business leaders to press for the urgent reforms and policies needed to address the crisis.
Administrator Power Travels to Ukraine
Administrator Samantha Power traveled to Ukraine on October 6. During her trip, she reaffirmed the United States' strong commitment to the country and saw firsthand the impact of Russia’s unprovoked war on the Ukrainian people and the support USAID and its partners are providing. Since February, USAID has provided $9.89 billion in support to Ukraine
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Sri Lanka
Administrator Power is traveling to Sri Lanka from September 10-11. The Administrator will meet with government officials, private sector representatives, as well as farmers and other Sri Lankans most impacted by the complex emergency to discuss how their lives have been affected and how the United States can best support them as they rebuild and recover.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Pakistan
On September 8, Administrator Samantha Power arrived in Pakistan to assess the impacts of the devastating floods that have affected one-third of the country. During her trip, she will meet with the teams on the ground responding to this emergency, talk to Pakistanis about the devastating impacts these floods are having, and discuss with Pakistani leaders how the United States can best support the people of Pakistan.
USAID Administrator Leads U.S. Government Delegation to Inauguration of Colombian President
On August 6-8, 2022, Administrator Samantha Power traveled to Bogotá, Colombia, as the head of the U.S. delegation that attended the inauguration of His Excellency Gustavo Francisco Petro Urrego.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to India
Administrator Power traveled to India on July 25-27, 2022. The Administrator met with food security and climate experts, civil society, and government officials to discuss the global food security crisis, and the U.S.-India development partnership.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to East Africa
From July 22 through July 24, Administrator Samantha Power travels to East Africa, a region where an unprecedented drought is pushing millions to the brink of starvation and food insecurity is being further exacerbated by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Zambia and Malawi
Administrator Samantha Power travels to Zambia and Malawi from June 28 to July 3. In both countries, the Administrator will meet with local farmers, agri business owners and government officials to discuss the impact of Russia’s war against Ukraine on food security and nutrition in the region.
USAID Administrator Power Travels to Slovak Republic & Moldova
On April 5-7, Administrator Power travels to the Slovak Republic and Moldova to see firsthand the impact the Russian Federation’s brutal war in Ukraine is having on civilians forced to flee, and to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to support nations on the frontlines of the humanitarian response.
USAID Administrator Samantha Power Travels to Bosnia and Herzegovina
On January 19-21, Administrator Power is traveling to Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) to reaffirm the United States’ commitment to partnering with the citizens of BiH in their quest to build a democratic and prosperous future in a stable, functional BiH of two entities, three constituent peoples, and all other residents.