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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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Michele Laird and Roger-Mark De Souza
January 13, 2022

Pact welcomes new industry experts to senior leadership

Pact welcomes two new appointments to the senior management team who will help lead the organization’s global work to build evidence-based, data-driven solutions for human development.

December 9, 2021

Pact awarded new funding to expand conflict mitigation work in DRC

USAID recently awarded Pact $7.495 million in new funding to launch the next phase of the Tanganyika Conflict Mitigation and Reconciliation (TCMR) project in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The new award extends the current project for an additional three years, which will help...

A learning event that was part of RESPOND, a USAID/PEPFAR-funded HIV program that Pact implemented in Ukraine from 2012-17. Credit: Pact.
November 30, 2021

Pact and partners launch new USAID project to accelerate Ukraine’s HIV epidemic control

Pact has launched a new project to accelerate Ukraine’s efforts to achieve HIV epidemic control by 2030 through improved prevention, testing and linkages to care among key and priority populations. The Community Action for HIV Control activity is a five-year, $19.4 million project awarded...

October 15, 2021

Lowell and Pact announce partnership in Ecuador to develop artisanal mining project in Shuar communities

Lowell Mineral Exploration Ecuador S.A., a subsidiary of Solaris Resources Inc., is pleased to announce the Company's partnership with Pact, an international development organization with experience working with Indigenous peoples in the Amazon, to develop an artisanal mining project that...

October 1, 2021

Statement on nomination of Dr. John Nkengasong

Pact congratulates Dr. John Nkengasong on his nomination as Ambassador-at-Large and Coordinator of the United States Government Activities to Combat HIV/AIDS Globally at the Department of State.

Radio call-in show in Somalia
September 15, 2021

USAID awards Pact, IREX and partners two major awards to strengthen civil society and media for inclusive, representative democratic societies

USAID has chosen Pact, along with IREX and our consortium partners, to lead two new regional programs, each titled Civil Society and Media – Strengthened Together and Advancing in New Directions (CSM-STAND), with a combined funding ceiling of $452 million.


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Pact is a recognized global leader in international development, specializing in the areas of health, livelihoods, environment, governance, energy and more. Our uniquely integrated approach, always adapted to local needs, is transforming lives in each of the nearly 40 countries where we work.
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