USAID Weekly - May 27, 2022

Speeches Shim

Administrator Power delivered remarks at the Society for International Development–US Annual Conference. She spoke about the importance of shifting old power structures in the development sector to open the pathway for locally led development. Deputy Administrator Paloma Adams Allen traveled to Timor-Leste to meet Mission staff and learn about their work with local actors. Executive Director of USAID's COVID-19 Task Force Jeremy Konyndyk led a delegation to two Global VAX surge countries - Tanzania & Zambia. Due to ongoing Global VAX support, vaccine uptake in the Tanzanian region of Dodoma has increased by more than 20% in just 4 months. Administrator Power testified at the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs budget hearing. She shared the importance of investing in development to enable secure, economically prosperous, and democratic global communities.

Last updated: August 05, 2022

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