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    Economic Aid to Ukraine

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Ukraine’s Finance Minister Oleksandr Shlapak spoked to reporters following a meeting to discuss economic aid to Ukraine.

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    U.S. Agency for International Development Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. A big part of the hearing was about the…

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    Foreign Assistance Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request

    Rajiv Shah testified on the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) priorities for the proposed fiscal year 2015 budget. He described the agency’s work on…

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    Public-Private Partnerships

    U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah delivered the keynote address at a Woodrow Wilson Center discussion on public and private sector…

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    U.S.-Philippines Economic Relations

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew and Philippine Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima spoke to the press after their meeting in the Treasury Department about the U.S.-Philippines economic…

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    World Bank Anti-Corruption Efforts

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim outlined the organization’s efforts to stop corruption in its development projects. He was joined by panelists in a discussion on ways to…

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    Foreign Aid to Jordan and Lebanon

    Witnesses testified on U.S. foreign aid for Jordan and Lebanon. Among the issues they addressed were a recent influx of Syrian refugees, the impact of refugee populations on host…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and answered questions. He said the reports that suggested the White House had cut off aid to Egypt were “not accurate.” An aide from Senator…

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    Josh Rogin on Turmoil in Egypt

    Josh Rogin spoke via telephone about President Obama’s decision to cancel joint U.S.-Egypt military exercises, but not foreign aid.

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    Rajiv Shah at Global Education Summit

    USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah spoke about challenges ahead for achieving Universal Primary Education, one of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals and the focus of USAID’s…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 3

    Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and John McCain (R-AZ) spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to an amendment to a transportation bill offered by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) to cut off aid to…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 1

    Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) offered an amendment to a transportation bill to cut off aid to Egypt until it holds democratic elections.*The measure would redirect $1.5 billion to bridge…

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    Senate Debate on Aid to Egypt, Part 2

    Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) spoke on the Senate floor in opposition to an amendment to a transportation bill offered by…

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    State Department Briefing on U.S. Aid to Egypt

    In this portion of the regular State Department briefing Jennifer Psaki responded to questions about the Obama administration’s decision the previous day that it does not have to…

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    Foreign Assistance and National Security

    Representative Adam Smith (D-WA) spoke about the importance of foreign aid, diplomatic efforts and defense. He also talked about the need for more interagency cooperation between the…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney gave the daily White House briefing. He talked about the change of government in Egypt and said “it’s not in the best interest of United States to change our…

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    Architectural Responses to Humanitarian Crises

    Cameron Sinclair, co-founder of Architecture for Humanity, talked about his organization’s efforts to provide sustainable buildings and reconstruction projects after humanitarian…

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    Condoleezza Rice on Global Development and Sustainability

    Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s (MCC) annual summit on international aid. She talked about the importance of global…

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    Fiscal Year 2014 Foreign Aid Budget

    Rajiv Shah and Daniel Yohannes testified on the budget request for their respective foreign assistance programs, the Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Millennium…

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    Promoting Democracy and Prosperity in Africa

    African leaders spoke about promoting democracy and African prosperity. Among the topics they addressed were efforts to build democratic institutions following periods of civil war and…

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