Save Our Seas Initiative Launch Event

USAID launched the Save Our Seas Initiative on June 22, 2022 from 4:30 – 5:30 pm. This event was co-hosted by United States Senators the Honorable Dan Sullivan and the Honorable Sheldon Whitehouse. Watch the event livestream recording Ocean plastic pollution has reached crisis level: every minute, more… Read More

USAID Climate Strategy 2022-2030 Resource Page

USAID has developed a new Climate Strategy that will guide its work through 2030. This new Strategy takes a “whole-of-Agency” approach that calls on all corners of USAID to play a part in the response. USAID will work on the ground with partner governments and local actors to set the global trajectory toward a vision of a resilient, prosperous, and equitable world with net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. Read More

USAID Announces New Programs to Protect Our Ocean

USAID Press Release April 14, 2022 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced 24 initiatives to protect our ocean at the Our Ocean Conference 2022 in Palau. The ocean sustains all life on Earth, regulates our climate and weather, generates half of the planet’s oxygen, and… Read More

USAID Democratic Decentralization Programming Handbook

Preface The “Democratic Local Governance Programming Handbook’’ (Handbook) is a long-running publication of USAID’s Center for Democracy, Human Rights and Governance (DRG Center). It was first published in May 2000. It then received a major reformulation in June 2009. Since then, the Center commissioned additional research on decentralization. This edition… Read More

Climate, Clean Air and Health: An Integrated Approach

To find enduring solutions for air pollution, public health and climate change, we need to define the problem and the solution in ways that engage allies beyond the traditional environmentally focused regulators and agencies. We need to build awareness of the health and development gains that cleaner air can deliver,… Read More

The Triple Win Scenario: Catalyzing Action for Clean Air, Health and Climate

World Health Organization Director Dr. Maria Neira, World Resources Institute President and CEO Ani Dasgupta, and youth and civil society representatives held a conversation on the synergies between climate, public health and air quality action. During the discussion, the speakers explored the need to engage allies beyond the traditional… Read More