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News and announcements
March 15, 2019

Pact joins Alliance 8.7, further committing to ending child labor

Pact is proud to announce its membership in Alliance 8.7, an inclusive global partnership committed to achieving Target 8.7 of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals, a target of Goal 8 – decent work and economic growth – focused on the eradication of child labor and modern slavery.

February 27, 2019

Pact launches new USAID program to strengthen access to justice and legal aid provision in Somaliland

Today, a new expanding access to justice program funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) was launched, in a ceremony observed by the Somaliland Minister of Justice, H.E. Abdiqani Mahmoud Ateye.

February 26, 2019

'Kozo Girls' advances to final round of CARE Scale X Design Accelerator competition

Kozo Girls, a Pact-supported social enterprise run by young Zambian women, was chosen as a finalist in CARE's Scale X Design Accelerator competition. Competing against 13 other projects from around the world, they were one of two groups chosen Feb. 25 from their cohort to compete in the...

January 29, 2019

Michelle Jones joins Pact senior leadership team as chief human capital officer

Pact, an international, nonprofit development organization, announced today it has named Michelle Jones as its new chief human capital officer, where she will lead the ongoing transformation of Pact’s global human capital strategy.

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December 10, 2018

Pact impact investment group inks two new corporate partnerships as FY19 kicks off

Pact, an international, non-profit development organization, announced today that its newly revamped impact investment group, Pact Ventures, has finalized its second corporate partnership since the start of fiscal year 2019.  The announcement came after an agreement with Nigeria-based...

November 30, 2018

Pact marks 30th annual World AIDS Day by joining Undetectable = Untransmittable movement

Pointing to a shared vision for achieving healthy, HIV-free communities through systemic, integrated prevention and care, Pact announced that it is marking World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, by adding its voice to the nearly 800 organizations that have joined the Undetectable = Untransmittable...

American Evaluation Association Conference 2018
October 29, 2018

In Cleveland, Pact joins global evaluators in 'speaking truth to power' at evaluation conference

This week, Pact staff from around the world will gather in Cleveland, Ohio, for the American Evaluation Association's 2018 meeting. The annual conference brings together the evaluation community from around the world to share learnings and discuss critical topics on the international...

October 1, 2018

Pact joins United Nations Global Compact

Pact is proud to announce its membership in the United Nations Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. A call to companies to be a force for good, the Global Compact aims to mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create a...

Pact and the SDGs
September 19, 2018

Pact joins global leaders to address some of today's biggest issues

This week marks the opening of the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. World leaders and experts are already gathering in New York City to discuss some of the biggest issues facing the world today, such as climate change, innovative financing for sustainable development, non-...

July 16, 2018

Pact convenes leaders in reaching adolescent girls and young women at International AIDS Conference

On Saturday, July 21, in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Pact will bring together more than 50 experts in reaching one of the most vulnerable populations to HIV, adolescent girls and young women. Every day, nearly 1,000 young women become infected with HIV. Due to a host of interpersonal and...

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