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USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and the mission's technical team leaders speak with AmChamEgypt about USAID's strategic partnership with Egypt.
USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin and the mission's technical team leaders speak with AmChamEgypt about USAID's strategic partnership with Egypt.
AmChamEgypt
Četvrtak, Oktobar 3, 2019

Remarks [as prepared] to the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
USAID/Egypt Mission Director Sherry F. Carlin
Cairo, Egypt

 

INTRODUCTION
Good morning everyone.  Thank you Shariff and thanks to Sylvia and the AmCham membership for inviting me to speak today.  And thanks to those who took the time this morning to share how USAID has impacted your lives and businesses in the film booth.

Many of you know that USAID has a 40-year legacy of inspiring Egyptian success, but as the USAID Mission Director, it never fails to astonish me when I hear comments like, “I didn’t know USAID was still in Egypt.”  And, truth be told, I hear comments like that even here, at AmCham events.  So my goal is for you to leave here this morning with a better understanding of what we’re doing right now and what we have planned -- and to appreciate the impact we’re making, and the strength of USAID and Egypt’s strategic partnership.

You’ll hear me speak about COMMITMENT and CAPACITY.  At USAID, world-wide, we’re looking to support a country’s journey to self-reliance by leveraging its policy-level COMMITMENT to effective, inclusive, and accountable solutions to educating their people, building a skilled and healthy workforce, ensuring economic stability, and other development challenges.

Petak, Septembar 13, 2019 - 9:15am

ICT applications are also being widely used by the public and private sectors in Cambodia for a broad range of purposes such as money transfers, digital payments, training, public outreach, data collection, transportation, and for other social and commercial purposes. There is really no facet of Cambodian life that has not been affected by ICT in some way or another.

That is why the United States has been a staunch supporter of ICT in Cambodia and in other countries. The reason is simple: we believe ICT can accelerate a country’s development, drive its economic success, and improve its prospects for self-reliance. We believe that digital technology should foster tools that empower citizens to make choices and have their voices heard and respected. Our belief in a free and fair system based on the rule of law underlines the United States’ approach to technology.

Sreda, Septembar 4, 2019 - 3:30am

The Philippines loses about 68.5 billion pesos every year to IUU fishing.

USAID is working with BFAR and a consortium of local partners to address these threats in select marine biodiversity areas in the Philippines. Our partnership advocates for the sustainable use of coastal and marine resources, enhances the resilience of these resources, and works with Philippine authorities to sustainably manage fisheries.

Utorak, Septembar 3, 2019 - 3:00am

The U.S. government is honored to partner with the Philippine government and the Filipino people to help strengthen access to justice and the rule of law in the Philippines by supporting both the supply and demand sides of the effective and efficient administration of justice. Our partnerships with judicial governance actors and non-state actors working in this space have spanned more than three decades.

Utorak, Avgust 27, 2019 - 12:30pm

With funding from the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), and support from USAID through our implementing partner fhi-360, these solar plants will provide power to 18 health facilities, one health post, and 65 health worker staff houses across Central, Copperbelt, Luapula, Northern and North Western provinces.  

Petak, Avgust 16, 2019 - 3:30am

Over the past five years, USAID and other development partners have assisted the DOH to find missing TB cases, expand new diagnostic systems, and successfully treat one million Filipinos with TB. Through our partnership, the Philippines is also one of the few countries in the world that has introduced new, shorter anti-TB medicines and regimens.

Petak, Avgust 9, 2019 - 9:00am

Cambodia’s economic security depends upon the sustainable management of natural resources and preserving a heathy environment. This is vital to the country’s continued economic growth. For the past three years, USAID and UNDP supported legal reforms to protect Cambodia’s environment, including amendments to the Protected Area law and the Forestry law. We also helped with the draft of the Environmental and Natural Resource Management Code of Cambodia. These amendments to the laws and the future enactment of the Environment Code establish a solid legal framework for the protection of natural resources.

Utorak, Jul 30, 2019 - 2:30am

The U.S. government’s close partnership with the Philippine government to invest in education has yielded significant success that we should all be proud of. Through our partnership, in the past six years, nearly four million school children now have better literacy and 25,000 vulnerable youth have greater ability to return to school or attain employment.

Petak, Jul 26, 2019 - 9:30am

With USAID support, IRRI has produced and disseminated high-yielding stress-tolerant rice varieties in collaboration with national governments in Asia and Africa.  This helps farmers be more resilient to climatic shocks.  USAID support has accelerated the dissemination of these varieties in Cambodia with a re-focus on strengthening the national seed system. This is achieved by nurturing the growth of private seed producers, facilitating a greater integration of the private sector in the rice seed value chain, and fostering a policy environment that enables coordination within the value chain. A strong and functional rice seed system will ensure an accelerated dissemination of these rice varieties across the country. 

Petak, Jul 26, 2019 - 9:30am

ក្រោមការគាំទ្ររបស់​ទីភ្នាក់ងារសហរដ្ឋអាមេរិកដើម្បីអភិវឌ្ឍន៍អន្តរជាតិ​ (USAID) បានផលិត និង​ចែកចាយ​នូវពូជស្រូវដែលផ្តល់ទិន្នផលខ្ពស់ និង​ធុនទ្រាំនឹងអាកាសធាតុ​ក្នុង​កិច្ចសហការជាមួយរាជរដ្ឋាភិបាល​​ក្នុងតំបន់អាស៊ី និង​អាហ្វ្រ៊ីក ។ ការនេះ​គឺបានជួយដល់កសិករកម្ពុជាយើង​ក្នុង​ការបន្ស៊ាំ​នឹងបម្រែបម្រួល​អាកាសធាតុបានកាន់តែប្រសើរឡើង ។​ ការគាំទ្ររបស់ទីភ្នាក់ងារសហរដ្ឋអាមេរិកដើម្បីអភិវឌ្ឍន៍អន្តរជាតិ​ (USAID)​ បានជួយពន្លឿននូវការចែកចាយ​ពូជស្រូវទាំងនេះនៅក្នុង​​ប្រទេសកម្ពុជា​​ដោយផ្តោតលើ​ការពង្រឹង​ប្រព័ន្ធ​គ្រាប់ពូជថ្នាក់ជាតិ​។ ការសម្រេចបានសមិទ្ធិផលនេះ​គឺតាមរយៈ​​​ការជំរុញកំណើនអ្នកផលិតពូជជាឯកជន ការសម្របសម្រួល​ដោយមាន​ផ្សារភ្ជាប់នឹងវិស័យឯកជនក្នុង​សង្វាក់តម្លៃ​ពូជស្រូវ និង​ជំរុញគោលនយោបាយ​ដែលជួយដល់​ក្នុង​សង្វាក់តមៃ្ល ទាំងមូល​។ មាន​ប្រព័ន្ធពូជរឹងមាំ និងដំណើរការ វានឹងជួយដល់ការចែកចាយពូជទាំងនេះបានពេញទូទាំងប្រទេស​បាន។ ​

Ponedeljak, Jul 22, 2019 - 9:45am

As we all know, Cambodia has suffered through many painful years of civil war, including – but not limited to – the almost unimaginable atrocities committed under the Khmer Rouge regime. During those years, some of the darkest known to humanity, more than 1.7 million Cambodians died from starvation, forced labor, torture, and execution.    Why do these atrocities matter to us here and now in 2019?  It is because there is no better teacher than the past. The effects of the Khmer Rouge regime still linger for many Cambodians who lived through that terrible period. Remembering and understanding the history of such crimes is critical not only to comprehending where we are today, but also to helping us build a better future as a nation and a society. 

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