Afghanistan + 6 more

USAID-OTI current programs updated Feb 2003

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PROGRAM
GOALS AND ACTIVITIES
DATES
FY 2003 Funds estimated ($000)
AFRICA
Angola
Expand the foundation for a more democratic, more transparent, and ultimately more peaceful Angola
Promote civil society advocacy on key transition issues
Strengthen independent media
Nurture broad participatory democratic processes
Start:
1/2003
Est. Exit:
TBD
3,500
Burundi
Good governance at all levels is developed and there is active and informed participation of citizens.
Increase active and informed discussions among people of diverse ethnic groups about common public issues
Encourage the evolution of government institutions at all levels to be more transparent and accountable
Start:
5/2002
Est. Exit:
5/2004
4,500
Democratic Republic of the Congo
The informed participation of Congolese society in political and economic decision-making processes contributes to a peaceful, unified, and democratic country.
Increased access to information representing diverse perspectives
Increased participation of civil society in decision-making on national issues
Expanded and strengthened linkages between communities
Start:
6/2002
Exit:
9/2004
5,600
Sudan
Facilitate Southern Sudanese access to information and Accountable Governance
Expand access to balanced information
Increase civil society's ability to foster demand for good governance
Strengthen the independence of the judiciary
Increase local capacity to implement community level conflict resolution practices
Start:
Jan 2003
Exit:
TBD
5,000
ASIA AND THE NEAR EAST
Afghanistan
Support political stabilization and rehabilitation in post-conflict Afghanistan
Increase the capacity of the Afghan Interim Authority (AIA) to govern effectively
Increase citizen and community participation in decision-making processes
Increase government accountability to the public
Support voices of moderation and peace across the country
Build connections between civil society and emerging government structures
Increase the availability and quality of public information
Start:
10/2001
Exit:
TBD
8,000
Sri Lanka
Maintain momentum and support for the Sri Lankan peace process
Building/supporting constituencies for peace
Construction and repair of small-scale, community-based infrastructure
Improved livelihoods and skills training
Start:
2/2003
Exit:
5/2005
6,000
EUROPE & EURASIA
Macedonia
Mitigate political and ethnic tensions during implementation of the Framework Agreement
Increase citizen access to balanced information and diverse points of view
Foster transparency, responsiveness, and accountability, in the relationship between citizens and local government
Support positive, community-based interaction among diverse groups of people
Start:
Phase I
5/2001
Phase II
10/2001
Exit:
10/2003
7,000
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN
Venezuela
Strengthen democratic institutions and processes to support a peaceful, democratic resolution to the political crisis.
create opportunities for enhanced and improved dialogue between political actors
strengthen capacity and willingness of democratic institutions
Start:
8/2002
Exit:
TBD
7,000