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The United States is committed to preventing and responding to all forms of gender-based violence globally, including conflict-related sexual violence. During the annual 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence (GBV), the United States elevated its global commitments through the Presidential Memorandum on Promoting Accountability for Conflict-Related Sexual Violence and the U.S. government’s participation in the U.K.-hosted Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) International Conference this week. 

USAID’s Communities in Action for Peace and Inclusion (CAPI) project aims to enhance peacebuilding and conflict resolution skills among youth and adults in Benguela, allowing them to be more engaged citizens. The CAPI project works with high-risk populations to build trust, solidarity, and reconciliation through community engagement.

This is the decisive decade for our planet and our future. Egypt is highly vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change, including water scarcity, drought, extreme heat, rising sea levels, and food insecurity. That’s why the U.S. Government is committed to working with the Egyptian government and private sector to respond to the climate crisis.

Citizen Engagement Activity is a five-year activity designed to foster a culture of grassroots activism in Kosovo that leads to improved communities and enhanced quality of life for citizens. The activity will energize community activists, build a robust and trustworthy civil society, expand cooperation across sectors, increase government accountability, and diversify and mobilize resources both domestically and abroad to create change at the local level.


USAID’s Justice Activity is a five-year initiative designed to strengthen Kosovo’s justice system by applying a people-centered approach to justice.  The Activity improves institutional capacity and provides people access to quality services and multiple means for solving justice needs and everyday legal problems.  It generates greater public trust in the justice system and rule of law. 

USAID’s Property Governance Activity, is a five-year initiative that aims to improve the property rights system in Kosovo, reduce corruption, increase women’s empowerment, and improve formal property rights and investments in real property.  The activity, in partnership with civil society, the private sector, and other local actors will advance Kosovo’s economic and democratic development.

  • Today the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), announced a $30 million commitment to support gender equality and women’s empowerment in Afghanistan. This funding will be programmed through the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women).


Last updated: August 04, 2022

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