USAID Weekly - October 1, 2021

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Friday, October 1, 2021

Administrator Power addressed Global Citizen Live to honor and support those suffering from the indirect effects of the virus. USAID committed $295 million to stave off hunger, confront gender-based violence, and fight poverty as we work to end the pandemic. Administrator Power spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma at the USISPF Annual Leadership Summit. USAID announced a new public-private partnership to advance women's economic empowerment in India. 75 million crisis-affected children and youth across the globe are at risk of missing vital years of education. Administrator Power announced $37 million to the UN fund, Education Cannot Wait, to help bridge the global education gap. USAID's Feed the Future announced four Innovation Lab Partnerships to continue cutting-edge research on agriculture, nutrition, and more. Administrator Power attended the High-Level Side Event on Sudan to affirm global support for the country's historic democratic transition. USAID committed $700 million in additional funding to support ongoing humanitarian needs and to help strengthen democracy.

USAID Weekly Wrap-Up

  • Administrator Power addressed Global Citizen Live to honor and support those suffering from the indirect effects of the virus. USAID committed $295 million to stave off hunger, confront gender-based violence, and fight poverty as we work to end the pandemic.
  • Administrator Power spoke with former U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma at the USISPF Annual Leadership Summit. USAID announced a new public-private partnership to advance women's economic empowerment in India.
  • 75 million crisis-affected children and youth across the globe are at risk of missing vital years of education. Administrator Power announced $37 million to the UN fund, Education Cannot Wait, to help bridge the global education gap.
  • USAID's Feed the Future announced four Innovation Lab Partnerships to continue cutting-edge research on agriculture, nutrition, and more.
  • Administrator Power attended the High-Level Side Event on Sudan to affirm global support for the country's historic democratic transition. USAID committed $700 million in additional funding to support ongoing humanitarian needs and to help strengthen democracy.

Last updated: October 08, 2021

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