USAID Guidance for Implementing the Siljander Amendment

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The Siljander Amendment is a recurring restriction set forth in the armual Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act. 1 First included in 1981, it provides that " none of the funds made available under [the appropriations act] may be used to lobby for or against abortion." This guidance is intended to remind USAID staff and implementing partners about the application ofthe Siljander Amendment.

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 - 11:30am

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