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United States | The United States Joins the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility To Support Infrastructure Development in the Pacific Islands

United States – On December 11, the United States joined the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the governments of Australia, New Zealand and Japan, the European Union, the European Investment Bank, and the World Bank Group in supporting the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility (PRIF), which aims to improve infrastructure and services in the Pacific Islands region. … Continue reading United States | The United States Joins the Pacific Region Infrastructure Facility To Support Infrastructure Development in the Pacific Islands

United States | U.S.-Kazakhstan Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue

United States – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs, Ambassador Alice Wells will travel to Astana, Kazakhstan December 8-12 for the U.S.-Kazakhstan Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue. Ambassador Wells will lead the U.S. delegation, which will include representatives from the National Security Council, USAID, and the State Department’s Bureau … Continue reading United States | U.S.-Kazakhstan Enhanced Strategic Partnership Dialogue

United States | United States Announces Emergency Food Assistance for Yemen

United States – This week, Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo announced the United States is providing nearly $131 million in additional emergency food assistance to the people of Yemen, who are suffering from the world’s largest humanitarian crisis and food-security emergency. This brings the total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the Yemen response to more … Continue reading United States | United States Announces Emergency Food Assistance for Yemen

United States | Launch of the Humanitarian Assistance Steering Council

United States – In order to further optimize the State Department and USAID’s humanitarian assistance, I have established a new senior-level mechanism for coordinating and overseeing U.S. humanitarian assistance – the Humanitarian Assistance Steering Council. The purpose of the Council is to coordinate U.S. government efforts in order to achieve seamless, efficient, and effective delivery … Continue reading United States | Launch of the Humanitarian Assistance Steering Council

United States | U.S. Commitments at Our Ocean 2018

United States – At the Our Ocean 2018 conference in Bali, Indonesia, the United States announced 15 commitments to strengthen sustainable management of marine resources; prevent plastic and other debris from entering the ocean; support research and observation of ocean ecosystems; and foster partnerships promoting maritime security and a sustainable blue economy. The commitments represent … Continue reading United States | U.S. Commitments at Our Ocean 2018

United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Singapore

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Energy Resources Francis R. Fannon will travel to Singapore October 29-31. In Singapore, the Assistant Secretary will promote the Asia EDGE initiative – Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy. Under Asia EDGE, the Department of State and USAID will contribute an initial investment of nearly $50 million … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Fannon Travel to Singapore

United States | U.S. Delegation to Our Ocean 2018

United States – The Government of the Republic of Indonesia will host Our Ocean 2018: Our Ocean, Our Legacy in Bali, October 29–30, 2018. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will lead the U.S. government delegation. The U.S. delegation will also include senior officials from … Continue reading United States | U.S. Delegation to Our Ocean 2018

New York News: Two Democratic Republic Of Congo Nationals Charged With Diverting USAID-Funded Anti-Malarial Medication In East Africa For Resale On The Black Market

New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Ann Calvaresi Barr, the Inspector General of the United States Agency for International Development (“USAID”), announced the unsealing today of an indictment charging RENE DJESSA and DANIEL OHOYO, both nationals of the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”), … Continue reading New York News: Two Democratic Republic Of Congo Nationals Charged With Diverting USAID-Funded Anti-Malarial Medication In East Africa For Resale On The Black Market