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May 26, 2022

USAID’s Conflict Management and Mitigation (CMM) grants support Israelis and Palestinians, and Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel to address issues of common concern. USAID/West Bank and Gaza and the U.S. Department of State jointly manage these grants. CMM activities provide opportunities to cultivate solutions, reconcile differences, and promote greater understanding and mutual trust by working on common goals such as economic development, environment, health, education, sports, music, and information technology.

May 17, 2022

This notice serves as a reminder of best practices when using social media. In a recent incident within the region, an individual incorrectly self-identified as an employee of USAID on social media platforms. The individual made public comments counter to USAID and the USG's values.

April 13, 2022

On behalf of USAID, it is my honor to welcome all of you to the inaugural meeting of the Partnership for Peace Fund Advisory Board.  The Nita M. Lowey Partnership for Peace Act or MEPPA tasked USAID and the Development Finance Corporation with building trust and relationships between Israelis and Palestinians programming $250 million over five years all with the goal of broadening the constituency for peace.  MEPPA also established this Advisory Board to provide strategic guidance to USAID for the implementation of the fund.  Board members, we are grateful to Congress for appointing you.  And we are grateful to all of you for the time and the energy and the enthusiasm that you have approached this important work.

March 31, 2022

Congress passed the Nita M. Lowey Middle East Partnership for Peace Act (MEPPA) to foster better cooperation between Israelis and Palestinians and build the foundation for peaceful co-existence and a sustainable two-state solution. The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Development Finance Corporation (DFC) are responsible for implementing MEPPA, with USAID responsible for the Partnership for Peace Fund and DFC responsible for the Joint Investment for Peace Initiative.

March 27, 2022

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the third USAID grant under the Nita M. Lowey Middle East Partnership for Peace Act (MEPPA) Partnership for Peace Fund (PPF) today in Jerusalem. 

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