USAID Weekly

The USAID Weekly Wrap Up video showcases the week in photos from around the Agency.

Current Weekly Wrap Up:

President Trump sent a message for the Global Vaccine Summit in London, as the U.S. announced $1.16 billion to GAVI over 4 years. It's the USG's largest-ever contribution to GAVI. In anticipation for hurricane season, USAID is stockpiling emergency food supplies in Texas and Haiti to respond swiftly when a disaster hits. USAID-funded polymerase chain reaction machines arrived in Laos, which will be essential for the accurate diagnosis of COVID-19 and other infectious diseases. A second delivery of 150 ventilators arrived to help the people of Russia during their time of crisis.

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Last updated: June 05, 2020

February 28, 2020

Administrator Green and D.A. Glick attended the first USAID Deputy Mission Directors Conference. They stressed how vital Deputy Mission Directors are for the success of the agency's reforms. Administrator Green met with Admiral Philip Davidson, Commander of Indopacific Command, to discuss USAID's Asia strategy. D.A. Glick met with GAVI CEO, Dr. Seth Berkley, to discuss USAID's continued partnership. D.A. Glick spoke about cultural diversity at the 2020 USAID African American History Month commemorative program.

February 21, 2020

Administrator Green attended the Munich Security Conference speaking about current USAID priorities, like democracy and countering malign authoritarian influence. While in Germany Administrator Green met with GAVI, and discussed USAID's commitment to making vaccines accessible to lower income countries. In Tunisia, he met with Libyan representatives who spoke about their activities supporting democracy, peace-building, indigenous rights, women's rights, and countering hate speech. Administrator Green visited the Great Mosque of Kairouan in Tunisia. The ancient mosque is one of the largest Islamic monuments in North Africa.

February 20, 2020

Administrator Green spoke at the one-year anniversary of Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative. Administrator Green discussed President Trump's proposal for USAID's 2021 budget with the media. U.S. Ambassador to Laos, Dr. Peter M. Haymond, handed over personal protective equipment from USAID to the Laotian Vice Minister of Health in response to the coronavirus outbreak. DA/AID Bonnie Glick met with the First Lady of Ecuador, Mrs. Rocío González de Moreno, to discuss USAID's work in Ecuador and opening a new office there next month.

February 14, 2020

Administrator Green met with Saleumxay Kommasith, Laos Minister of Foreign Affairs, to discuss current priorities and initiatives. Administrator Green met with Patrice Talon, President of Benin, to discuss how to strengthen the partnership between USAID and Benin. D.A. Glick spoke in Poland about countering authoritarianism and malign influences in vulnerable parts of the world. Former USAID colleague and now U.S. Ambassador Erin E. McKee met with USAID and local partners in Papua New Guinea to launch a biodiversity project.

January 31, 2020

Administrator Green met with Saleumxay Kommasith, Laos Minister of Foreign Affairs, to discuss current priorities and initiatives. Administrator Green met with Patrice Talon, President of Benin, to discuss how to strengthen the partnership between USAID and Benin. D.A. Glick spoke in Poland about countering authoritarianism and malign influences in vulnerable parts of the world. Former USAID colleague and now U.S. Ambassador Erin E. McKee met with USAID and local partners in Papua New Guinea to launch a biodiversity project.

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