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September 30, 2021

Standing Up For Democracy, Delivering Vaccines, and More

Everyday more and more citizens around the world are speaking out and taking action in the name of democracy. The times call for it. The rise of authoritarianism, the economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic, the threats against journalists, and the backsliding and corruption of elected officials all contribute to the current state of affairs around the globe. During this year’s UN General Assembly, USAID hosted a discussion between Administrator Power and democracy champions on the importance of battling corruption. This came on the heels of USAID observing International Day of Democracy and, earlier this year, announcing a new Anti-Corruption Task Force. Up next: the Biden Administration is gearing up for a global Summit for Democracy in December. This work is vital to building a more just world.

Read the September 30, 2021 edition of the USAID Newsletter.

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