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September 20, 2022

Pact receives grant to promote peacebuilding activities in Ethiopia

Pact will be implementing an 18-month, $2.3 million program funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor entitled “Mobilizing and Enhancing Local Actors for Peace" (MELA-Peace) in Ethiopia. The project approach emphasizes conflict resolution and...

September 9, 2022

Pact and Solidaridad boost mercury-free gold technology in Ghana

  Pact, in partnership with Solidaridad, is providing five mines with mercury-free processing technologies as part of efforts to support artisanal and small-scale gold miners in Ghana to produce mercury-free gold.

July 13, 2022

Pact hosts session on achieving viral suppression in children and adolescents at 24th International AIDS Conference

On Sunday, July 31, in Montreal, Canada, Pact will host a satellite session at the 24th International AIDS Conference on reaching one of the most vulnerable populations to HIV, children and adolescents.

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June 2, 2022

Pact at the European Evaluation Society biennial conference

Pact staff from around the world will gather in Copenhagen, Denmark, next week to present learnings from our learning, evidence and impact work at the 14th European Evaluation Society Biennial Conference.  

May 26, 2022

New jewelry collection commits proceeds to Pact for Nigerian artisanal miners

NYINI Luxury, a leading brand management company focused on supporting women and minority-owned businesses, has joined forces with Lotanna Amina Okpukpara, founder of Mina Stones, to launch a new jewelry collection with a portion of the proceeds going to Pact to train artisanal and small-...

May 10, 2022

Pact announces the appointment of three new board members

Pact, a leader in community-led global development, today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors: Carolina Rojas-Hayes, James Donovan and Tewodros Melesse. Elected in April, they will begin serving this month. Each of the members brings unique expertise...

April 21, 2022

Global NGO Pact commits to net zero by 2030

Global NGO Pact recently announced its commitment to net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its operations by 2030. The organization has also completed a baseline carbon footprint assessment, which is informing a comprehensive action plan to reduce and offset the organization’s...

March 8, 2022

At Paris Fashion Week, luxury brand Repossi launches new jewelry collection with stones from Moyo Gems

To celebrate her 15th anniversary as artistic director of a major luxury jewelry brand, Gaia Repossi was looking for a meaningful and engaging statement. With a commitment to sustainability and sisterhood, it was important for her to use the company’s position to raise women's visibility...

February 1, 2022

Pact awarded new project to co-create agency-wide systemic design training for USAID

USAID has awarded Pact a one-year project to jointly design and create a set of training courses on systems design to inspire and support USAID staff as they lead the international development industry into the next era of systems-based, locally led development.


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