USAID Weekly

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

Current Weekly Wrap Up:

Acting Administrator Barsa spoke at the Concordia Summit as part of the UN General Assembly activities.  His speech, "Foreign Assistance is National Security," highlights USAID's critical role within the U.S. national security structure. Also at the Concordia Summit, Deputy Administrator Glick discussed digital technology with Oracle CRO Safra Catz and Liz Schrayer of the USGLC. USAID and its private sector partners help millions around the world by promoting food security and resilience. In Madagascar, USAID built new water systems that will provide fresh, clean water to nearby communities. USAID Kosovo hosted Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick during her visit with DFC and other USG colleagues. USAID sent relief supplies for people affected by floods in Sudan. 

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Last updated: September 25, 2020

January 17, 2020

Ten years later: USAID remembers the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti on January 12, 2010. USAID met with the One Campaign, urging the U.S. government to maintain its commitment to working with GAVI, the vaccine alliance, to make vaccines available. Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs Richard Parker travelled to Laos to visit with USAID partners. USAID is contributing to Australia's humanitarian response to the wildfires impacting the country.

January 10, 2020

Administrator Green discussed updated Ebola efforts in the DRC with Ambassador Michael Hammer. Administrator Green swore in Michelle Bekkering as the new Assistant Administrator for the Bureau of Economic Growth, Education & Environment. Administrator Green spoke about democracy and citizen-responsive governance during a conference at the United States Institute of Peace. Ivanka Trump thanked USAID staff for their work on the Women's Global Development & Prosperity Initiative.

December 20, 2019

Administrator Green visited Haiti and Barbados to underscore U.S. commitment to the Caribbean people. In Haiti he saw firsthand the benefits of investing in the agricultural sector and promoting economic stability. In Barbados he visited the Holetown flooding resilience site. He also announced $10 millon to improve local resilience to disasters in the Caribbean. Deputy Administrator Bonnie Glick delivered closing remarks at the 2019 USAID Global Infrastructure Workshop.

December 13, 2019

USAID is continuing earthquake response efforts to Albania, dispersing food, blankets & hygiene items. Administrator Green visited Virginia Task Force I, to thank them for their efforts as part of USAID's response to recent natural disasters. Dr. Michael Kremer, co-founder & scientific director of USAID's Development Innovation Ventures program accepted the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences. Administrator Green visited the USAID Haiti staff, to learn about current initiatives and priorities. He also met with UN Special Rep. Helen La Lime to discuss the current development challenges in Haiti.

December 6, 2019

D.A. Glick wrapped up her Hungary visit with a speech at the International Conference on Christian Prosecution. Administrator Green met with Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok to discuss potential partnerships. Global Health Acting Assistant Administrator heard from African researches fighting neglected tropical diseases. Wrapping up the week, Administrator Green spoke at the Professional Services Council's Development Conference and at the International Democrat Union Forum.