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Tuesday, January 23, 2018 - 12:00pm

I am pleased to be here today. Congratulations members of the 12th parliament on your election and nomination to serve the people of Kenya. This is something to be proud of -- public service is a great honor and responsibility. At USAID, we have been pleased to partner with Kenya Women Parliamentary Association -- KEWOPA -- an organization committed to empowering women to reach their political potential, no matter which party they belong too. Women’s participation, after all, is not a partisan issue.

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 2:45pm

 
January 21, 2018
U.S. Embassy Baghdad
Baghdad, Iraq

MR. MCCLESKEY: So, we've got a limited amount of time because he's got to get to a dinner with the Ambassador. But I thought that it might be useful ahead of our field trip tomorrow and building on today, to pull back for a moment - here on the record. And address the question that I was asking myself when we woke up earlier this morning, why are we here?

And we've got, obviously, [Senior USAID Officials] here as well, they can chime in on background if there's some more specific --

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:15am

Over the next two days, we look forward to discussing the exceptional progress Bangladesh has made in many key development sectors and what we can do to build on this progress to ensure that growth is inclusive and leaves no one behind.

It is no secret that Bangladesh made outstanding progress on key Millennium Development Goals and we are confident that similar progress is possible under the Sustainable Development Goals. Indeed, Bangladesh has already shown leadership on the SDGs and has been impressively proactive in incorporating the SDGs into its 7th Five Year Plan and other budget and strategic planning efforts.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8:30am

It is more critical than ever to bring the best minds together to tackle the world’s most pressing problems. Challenges like the increasing demand for food production, the long term risks of environmental degradation, and rapidly shifting social dynamics continue to pose complex challenges to feeding the world’s population.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 8:30am

វាមានសារៈសំខាន់ណាស់ក្នុងការប្រមូលផ្តុំនូវទស្សនៈល្អៗដើម្បីទប់ទល់នឹងបញ្ហានានាដែលពិភពលោក កំពុងប្រឈម។ ការប្រឈមមួយចំនួនដូចជា៖ កំណើនតម្រូវការផលិតកម្មចំណីអាហារ ហានិភ័យនៃការរិច​រឹលផ្នែកបរិស្ថាន និងការផ្លាស់ប្តូរយ៉ាងឆាប់រហ័សនៃថាមវន្តសង្គម បន្តចោទជាបញ្ហាប្រឈមស្មុគស្មាញ​ចំពោះការផ្គត់ផ្គង់ចំណីអាហារសម្រាប់ប្រជាជននៅលើពិភពលោក។

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:30am

Today we have the world in our pockets, through our smartphones, the satellite-enabled GPS tracking of commodities in the market, and the latest apps that are making it easier for us to manage our money, monitor our health, and have access to vital information.  These tools are paving the way for a new set of innovations aimed at addressing critical development challenges.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 9:30am

អរុណសួស្តី!

សូមថ្លែងអំណរគុណដែលបានចូលរួមជាមួយយើងខ្ញុំនាថ្ងៃនេះក្នុងវេទិកាកសិកម្មឌីជីថល ដែលរៀបចំ​ឡើង​​ដោយ​ក្រុម Digital Development for Feed the Future នៃទីភ្នាក់ងារសហរដ្ឋអាមេរិកសម្រាប់ការ​អភិ​វឌ្ឍ​អន្តរជាតិ (USAID)។

ខ្ញុំមានក្តីរីករាយដែលលោកលោកស្រីបានផ្តល់អាទិភាពចំបងមកចូលរួមក្នុងព្រឹត្តិការណ៍នេះ បើទោះបីជា​មាន​កិច្ច​ការ​មមាញឹកយ៉ាងណាក៏ដោយ។ ខ្ញុំមានជំនឿថាយើងនឹងទទួលបានផលប្រយោជន៍ពីបទពិសោធន៍​របស់​អ្នកទាំងអស់គ្នា ហើយយើងនឹងរៀនសូត្ររួមគ្នាបន្ថែមទៀតអំពីវិធីសាស្ត្រនៃការប្រើប្រាស់យុទ្ធសាស្ត្រ និងឧបករណ៍ឌីជីថលក្នុងកម្មវិធី និងស្ថាប័នរបស់អ្នកទាំងអស់គ្នា។

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30pm

USAID has been working in the Philippines for over 50 years, and a big part of our assistance is in education because we believe education is crucial for development—both as individuals and for the country as a whole. With education, you can make well informed choices and to receive better opportunities.

The United States government continues to support the Department of Education in our common goal of improving the quality of education in the Philippines, so that young boys and girls like you could go to school and learn skills that will help you succeed in the future.

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 10:30pm

Since 2014, Tagbilaran City has been one of USAID’s partner cities of under the Cities Development Initiative. Through this partnership, USAID provides a range of technical assistance in economic growth, health, energy, environment, governance and education to help them realize their full potential as engines of inclusive and resilient growth for their respective regions.

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 8:15pm

For over 50 years, USAID has been a committed development partner of the Philippines. In pursuit of our mutual objective to improve the health of families, during the last five years alone, USAID provided approximately 8 billion pesos through our projects that support family planning, maternal and child health and tuberculosis control programs in the country.

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