Regions Archives: Middle East

Advancing Civic Engagement in Lebanon

PACE was a three-year, USAID-funded project implemented in Lebanon from 2011-2014 with a primary goal to strengthen the capacity of civil society in Lebanon to act as a catalyst for social change through civic advocacy and citizen participation, thereby contributing to a cohesive national identity. PACE worked throughout Lebanon to reach broad constituencies, working across confessional lines and targeting particularly vulnerable groups, in partnership with local organizations.

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108,000 Iraq Ministry Officials Enrolled in Tatweer Training

MSI implemented the National Capacity Development project in Iraq, USAID’s flagship effort to rebuild the Iraqi civil service.

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Strengthening Iraqi Civil Servants From the Ground Up

MSI recently won the USAID-funded National and Provincial Administrative Reform Project, known as Tarabot, meaning “linkages” in Arabic.

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Yemen Funds Disbursed 85% Faster

USAID’s Enhancing Government Effectiveness (EGE) project now allows Yemen’s government staff to disburse funds in five to seven days, reduced from the previous time of 35 to 40 days, an 85 percent reduction in time waiting for payment.

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Egyptian Media Development Program Helping To Transform Media at Critical Moment

The USAID-funded Media Development Program (MDP), implemented by MSI and its subcontractors, is training journalists in Egypt’s largest news company, Al Ahram.

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