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Last updated: September 23, 2021

September 23, 2021

Today I convened a High-Level Roundtable on Afghanistan with key donors, to discuss humanitarian and development assistance principles and priorities in the country. As I stated at the outset of this frank, wide-ranging discussion, there is no more complex set of issues facing the international donor community.

September 23, 2021

The following is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:

Administrator Samantha Power met virtually with Central American and Mexican foreign ministers today to discuss shared migration challenges and opportunities in the region.  The meeting was convened by Secretary Blinken on the margins of the United Nations General Assembly. 

September 23, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:‎

Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with Libya Interim Foreign Minister Najla Mangoush and congratulated her on being Libya’s first female foreign minister. The Administrator and Foreign Minister discussed the importance of the country holding credible, timely, and inclusive parliamentary and presidential elections on December 24, 2021, as well as the Libyan Stabilization Initiative.

September 23, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:‎

On Thursday, September 23, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power met with Zambia President Hakainde Hichilema to discuss U.S. support for Zambia and President Hichilema’s far-reaching agenda of democratic and economic reforms. 

September 23, 2021

Today, while meeting with Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Samantha Power announced approximately $18.5 million in additional U.S. Government funding to support the people of Zambia, including Zambia’s fight against COVID-19. 

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