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News and announcements
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...

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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...

June 12, 2018

Pact's new documentary film reveals progress in the fight against child labor in Democratic Republic of the Congo

On June 12, World Day Against Child Labor, Pact, an international development organization, debuted its first short documentary film revealing on-the-ground evidence of progress in the fight against child labor in Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Young girl holding a ball in Tanzania
May 21, 2018

Pact endorses Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality

Pact is pleased to become the latest endorser of the Minimum Standards for Mainstreaming Gender Equality. The Standards set internal and programmatic benchmarks for organizations working in international development and humanitarian response to recognize, adopt and adhere to a minimum...

May 2, 2018

Pact launches Energy for Prosperity, a global initiative to improve energy access in developing communities

Today, Pact announced the launch of a new global initiative called Energy for Prosperity (E4P) to improve energy access in low- and middle-income communities as part of the organization’s integrated approach to development. Globally, more than 1 billion people lack access to energy. For...

March 27, 2018

Pact to implement USAID project in Madagascar strengthening local governance of natural resources and environmental protection

Pact has received a new award from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to build the enabling environment for effective community-based management and protection of biodiversity resources in Madagascar. The $23 million USD, five-year project dubbed ‘Hay Tao,’...

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