Rajiv Shah

The news outlet confused the photos of Trump's principal deputy press secretary and a former Obama official.
The Ben Rhodes I know is a thoughtful and an experienced leader who spends more time figuring out how to elevate the people around him than himself. He is among a small handful of individuals who were hand-selected by President Obama to serve in his White House.
While this is only a beginning in studying this issue, it seems clear that giving people their rights and allowing them to participate fully in society, particularly economic society, is beneficial to countries.
Development and conservation are often viewed as separate or even opposing needs. The truth is, we simply won't be successful
Shah defended the government's effort to free Gross. He said responsibility for securing the contractor's release rests with
Lawmakers will also try to determine whether the program should have been classified as "covert" under U.S. national security
Rajiv Shah, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), talks about how $33 billion in U.S. foreign aid contributes to American security.
With much of the recent debate on LGBT rights (or the lack thereof) focused on the Russian anti-gay laws and how they will impact the Winter Olympics, scheduled to begin Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, it was encouraging to see the UN General Assembly include a positive focus on LGBT rights.
Policy debates are one thing, but in the villages of Malawi and Ethiopia there are mothers who live on a fine line between life and death and who are desperately praying for their own little miracles.
I remembered that former State Department Policy Planning Director Anne-Marie Slaughter's Twitter byline includes the descriptor "foreign policy curator." So what does curation actually mean?
By accelerating the demographic transition and shifting dependency ratios, it turns out that investing in family planning can also be a solid investment producing dividends for years to come.
USAID has made tremendous progress in the past year on C-TIP and I'm already looking forward to next year's PITF, where we can share how we've turned our policy into action, announce concrete deliverables, and make new commitments to combating this horrific crime. We hope all our partners inside and outside the government will hold us accountable.
We heard stories from motherswho had lost their husbands. Families who journeyed for weeks to arrive malnourished and in need of medical assistance. And parents who had heartbreaking stories of losing children in the flight from famine in Somalia.
Over 29,000 young children have died of malnutrition and disease in Somalia over the past 90 days. We are now on our way to the Horn of Africa to see what more we as a nation can do.
Meanwhile, aid workers on the ground in Kenya say that safety continues to be a considerable concern. In a feisty press conference
"If we don't act now, famine will spread to all eight regions of southern Somalia within two months, due to poor harvests
"They are in a desperate state," Schuler said. "I was there there a bit more than a year ago in the same refugee camp, and
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Each year about 8.8 million children in developing countries die from mostly preventable and treatable conditions. Nearly 40 percent of those deaths are from two common diseases: pneumonia and diarrhea.