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July 25, 2014

Improved mining practices betters lives and incomes of local artisanal miners

Four years after the introduction of new rules for the regulation of tin, tantalum, and tungsten mineral supply chains from Central Africa, nearly 700 mines in the Great Lakes Region of Africa are actively participating in an international mechanism designed to meet the due diligence and...

June 4, 2014

UNDP transfers microfinance funds, assets to Pact

In 1997 the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) began the “Sustainable Microfinance to Improve the Livelihoods of the Poor” – the pioneer microfinance project in Myanmar. After 17 years of successful implementation, today UNDP marked the end of the first chapter of this nationwide...

May 28, 2014

USAID, Chevron, Pact ink Myanmar partnership

A pivotal Public Private Partnership (PPP) agreement was signed today at an official ceremony in Yangon between the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Chevron/Unocal Myanmar and Pact Myanmar. The agreement launches a major $3 million, three-year Chevron/Unocal-...

February 27, 2014

Pact rebranding recognized as one of world’s best

Pact’s distinctive mosaic organizational image has been named one of the top five rebrands in the world by REBRAND™, the world's leading brand transformation and rebranding resource. The Pact look and logo is one of five rebrands that jurors voted Best of Show in the 2014 REBRAND® 100...

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October 1, 2013

U.S. Department of Labor, Pact to combat child labor, promote mine safety in Colombia

The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that Pact will carry out a four-year, $9 million project to combat child labor in Colombia while also improving mine safety for adults.

August 13, 2013

The Coca-Cola Foundation awards $400,000 grant to Pact

The Coca-Cola Foundation, the global philanthropic arm of The Coca-Cola Company, has awarded Pact a $400,000 grant to help 2,400 women in impoverished communities in Vietnam take control of their future through economic empowerment.

July 1, 2013

Pact executive finalist in ‘CFO of the Year’

Pact’s Leonard Williams has been selected as a finalist in the Washington Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year competition. Every year, the Washington Business Journal recognizes the most accomplished CFOs in six industries in the Greater Washington area. Leonard – whose official title...

May 14, 2013

Pact publishes program data to IATI

Pact is the first US Agency for International Development (USAID) implementing partner to elect to publish its international development program data in line with the new standard set by the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI). Pact’s decision signifies, by example, a call to...

January 8, 2013

Pact, partners launch USAID project in Ukraine to prevent, fight HIV /AIDS in most at-risk populations

Pact joined Family Health International (FHI 360) and several local partners today to begin implementing a five-year, $22 million USAID project to significantly extend health services throughout Ukraine to groups at high risk of contracting HIV.

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