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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).



Under the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI), four Regional Leadership Centers (RLCs) in South Africa, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal serve as regional hubs across the continent to encourage transformational learning and enhanced leadership skills. The Centers seek to develop individual leadership skills; foster innovation and entrepreneurship driven by young leaders; create spaces for regional collaboration and networking; provide a platform for young female and male leaders to influence and shape the debate on the role of young leaders in driving progress across the region; and take a cross-sectoral and cross-country approach to build networks among emerging young leaders from various disciplines and across countries.


Last updated: September 27, 2022

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