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Official Policy

Fragile States Strategy

The 2005 strategy document aims to guide USAID’s efforts in reversing decline in fragile states and advancing their recovery to a stage where transformational development progress is possible.

President Obama's Global Development Policy and the Global Health Initiative Factsheet

President Obama signed a Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development in September 2010. This factsheet contains information on the Obama Administration's Development Policy and the Global Health Initiative.

President Obama's Global Development Policy and the Global Climate Change Initiative Factsheet

President Obama signed a Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development in September 2010. This factsheet contains information on the Obama Administration's Development Policy and the Climate Change Initiative.

President Obama's U.S. Global Development Policy Factsheet

This newly released factsheet outlines the Obama Administration's new global development policy.

President Obama's Global Development Policy and Food Security Factsheet

President Obama signed a Presidential Policy Directive on Global Development in September 2010. This factsheet contains information on the Obama Administration's Development Policy and the Global Food Security Initiative.

The Rule of Law and Transitional Justice in Conflict and Post-Conflict Societies

This report looks at the role of the United Nations in the field of rule of law in conflict and post-conflict societies.

Striving Toward a Competitive Industry: The Importance of Dynamic Value Chain Facilitation

This paper will highlight the importance of dynamic facilitation within the value chain approach.

United Nations Policy for Post-Conflict Employment Creation, Income Generation and Reintegration

In a post-crisis situation, employment is vital to short-term stability, reintegration, economic growth and sustainable peace. This paper official UN policy document offers a coherent and effective policy for making employment a key element of peacebuilding in the UN.

Strategy for Enhanced Engagement in Fragile States

This paper presents the African Development Bank’s strategy for improving its role in fragile states of the region. This is to be done with the goal of better assisting states to avoid conflict and to emerge and recover from current conflicts.

Economic Development in Conflict-Affected Countries

This policy paper released by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany presents a standardized approach for practitioners working on economic development in areas affected by conflict.