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USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director, Tina Dooley-Jones giving remarks during the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) induction workshop
USAID Kenya and East Africa Mission Director, Tina Dooley-Jones giving remarks during the Kenya Women Parliamentary Association (KEWOPA) induction workshop
Вівторок, Січень 23, 2018

Good morning

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.

USAID is committed to supporting democratization that fully engages women in political processes, leadership and decision-making positions. And this is not only to benefit women. It has been shown that, when women’s share of seats in political bodies is greater than 30 percent, countries are more inclusive, egalitarian and democratic. As we discuss laying the foundation for what it takes for women to be effective legislators, we can bear in mind that what is good for both genders is, indeed, good for whole country.

Середа, Січень 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.

Середа, Січень 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.

Середа, Січень 10, 2018 - 8:30am

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

Середа, Грудень 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.

Середа, Грудень 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។

Четвер, Листопад 30, 2017 - 2:00am

Welcome, everyone. And what a great GES. First, on behalf of the U.S. government, thank you. Over the last few days we've met entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders from over 150 countries. Some have traveled here from quite literally the other side of the world. Now, there's an old saying that the key to a great dinner is not so much what's on the table as is what is on the chairs. So no offense to the hosts, no offense to the organizers, but the quality and success of a summit is not determined by the smoothness of the program or the quality of the speakers. It is by all of you.

Четвер, Листопад 30, 2017 - 2:00am

Tomorrow, on World AIDS Day, the United States reaffirms our commitment to ending HIV/AIDS. This day also serves as a remembrance of the millions who have lost their lives to this disease.  Nevertheless, we remain encouraged by the tremendous progress made by the global health community in controlling HIV/AIDS.

Четвер, Листопад 30, 2017 - 2:00am

You know, I often say, as Administrator at USAID, that the purpose of foreign assistance must be to end the need for its existence.  And so, our goal, as an Agency, is to work to foster self-reliance and help host countries on their own journey to both self-reliance and prosperity.  In this, we have a wonderful strong partner in India.  Together, as we have seen here at GES, we are lifting lives.  We are creating opportunities.  But as you've heard from both Jennifer and Kathy, I think the important thing is doing so, not only here, but jointly, we are doing so in the region and around the world.

Четвер, Листопад 30, 2017 - 1:45am

India's drive to conquer and eliminate TB is an inspiration to all of us, and it's a great example of a country and a cause that we hope to lift up. We are excited to see so many across India making the fight against TB their own fight, from those at the top of the government down to the private sector and even into the world of popular culture. Take Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan -- I did my very best -- who, after his own battle with TB, took up the cause and now is a great and powerful champion. He is a champion for the importance of early detection and appropriate treatment. He saw that taking steps early to address the disease saved his life. And today, he is out to show all of us that any person, even the most famous entertainer, but also the most remote villager, is vulnerable to TB, but also with early detection, can stop this global killer dead in its tracks.

Середа, Листопад 29, 2017 - 2:00am

I believe that the USAID development partnership with India -- again based upon the shared vision of the future -- I think can make the countries even closer in the months and years ahead. Part of that shared vision is how both nations seem to advance development.

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