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National Endowment for Democracy

National Endowment for Democracy
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ESF: Program Overview | Just the Facts - U.S. military aid to Latin America and the Caribbean Document: FY 2008 Supplemental Appropriations Spending Plan Country: Central America Regional, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Honduras Governing Justly and Democratically ($20 million) ESF funds will be used to promote economic and social development and good governance in targeted, low income areas, including rural communities vulnerable to drug trafficking, gang violence and organized crime. Support will be provided in the areas of gang prevention, community policing and establishing a community action fund targeted to poor, economically challenged and violent crime communities. Gang prevention activities would increase security by helping communities, local governments and the private sector to better address the causes of gang recruitment, crime and violence in the region. Investing in People ($5 million) During 2009, five exchange projects in the United States will be offered for a total of approximately 110 youth. Country: Mexico

Welcome to the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) |Welcome to the Maritime Institute of Malaysia (MIMA) International Republican Institute Founded in 1983, the International Republican Institute (IRI) is an organisation, funded by the United States government, that conducts international political programs, sometimes called 'democratization programs'.[2] Initially known as the National Republican Institute for International Affairs, the IRI's stated mission is to "expand freedom throughout the world". Its activities include teaching and assisting with right-wing political party and candidate development in their values, "good governance" practices, civil society development, civic education, women’s and youth leadership development, electoral reform and election monitoring, and political expression in closed societies. It has been chaired by former presidential candidate John McCain since January 1993.[1][3] Background[edit] The IRI is a non-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 1983 after U.S. The Westminster speech led to the establishment of the National Endowment for Democracy by Congress in 1983. Activities[edit]

International Peace Institute Obama's 2012 Funding for Venezuelan Oposition International Institute | University of Wisconsin–Madison National Democratic Institute for International Affairs Logo of the NDIFIA The National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) is an organization created by the United States government by way of the National Endowment for Democracy (NED) to channel grants for furthering democracy in developing nations. It was founded in 1983, shortly after the U.S. Under its mission, "NDI provides practical assistance to civic and political leaders advancing democratic values, practices and institutions. Critics charge that the term "democracy assistance" and "democracy building" are rhetorically employed to overpower nationalist and socialist resistance to US economic and cultural domination, particularly in Russia.[5] NDI Board of Directors & Senior Advisory Committee[edit] The Institute regularly researches and releases reports on global democratic political developments in conjunction with think tanks, NGOs, and civic organizations. See also[edit] Notes[edit] Further reading[edit] External links[edit] National Democratic Institute

International & Area Studies | Research UC Berkeley Skip to main content You are here Home International & Area Studies International & Area Studies International & Area Studies Exploring the world and tackling global problems have long been a key part of UC Berkeley’s traditions. Research on various regions of the world is facilitated by nine interdisciplinary international and area studies centers and institutes. IAS Centers & Institutes Africa Center for African Studies East Asia Institute of East Asian Studies Europe Institute of European Studies International Studies Institute of International Studies Latin America Center for Latin American Studies Middle East Center for Middle Eastern Studies Eastern Europe & Eurasia Institute of Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies South Asia Center for South Asia Studies Southeast Asia Center for Southeast Asia Studies

United States foreign aid United States foreign aid is aid given by the United States to other countries. It can be divided into two broad categories: military and economic assistance. It is given by the United States government , and by private organizations and individuals in the United States. Foreign aid has been given to a variety of recipients, including developing countries , countries of strategic importance to the United States, and countries recovering from war. The government channels about half of its economic assistance through a specialized agency, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Amounts [ edit source | edit beta ] In fiscal year 2011, the U.S. government allocated the following amounts for aid: Total economic and military assistance: $49.5 billion Total military assistance: $17.8 billion Total economic assistance: $31.7 billion of which, USAID assistance: $14.1 billion. [ 1 ] U.S. Remittances [ edit source | edit beta ] Recipients [ edit source | edit beta ] Notes: General:

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