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Macedonia school children attend climate change awareness event
USAID invests in youth as the future leaders and change-makers of Europe and Eurasia. Negorci, Macedonia

USAID assistance in Europe & Eurasia builds on decades of success in advancing our partners on the Journey to Self-Reliance. Nearly half of our original partner countries in the region no longer require USAID assistance, and are now development donors themselves. These successes demonstrate the potential of all countries to lead their own development journeys, and ultimately, end the need for foreign assistance. 

Program Updates & Success Stories 

COVID-19 in Italy: U.S.Government Support for the Italian Private Sector

Contagion of Hope: Serving Lombardy's Poor & Vulnerable During the COVID-19 Outbreak: English | Italian

First "Corresponders": Three reasons why a free press is crucial during a public health crisis

Armenia's Journey from Revolution toward Self-Reliance: Five ways USAID supports Armenia's Development Journey

To Change the World for the Better, USAID Prioritizes the Next Generation: A Conversation between USAID Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman and Ambassador of Kosovo to the United States Vlora Çitaku

American Universities Help Facilitate Private Sector-Driven Development: A conversation between USAID Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman and Oklahoma State University Dean Randy Kluver

Warmer Homes, Richer Neighborhoods: How USAID and Habitat for Humanity united neighbors to heat their homes, reduce their energy bills, and strengthen their communities

2019 Program Updates & Success Stories 

USAID Helps Smallholder Farmers Rebuild Their Lives and Businesses in Conflict Torn Eastern Ukraine

Young Leaders Envision a Brighter Future in Europe & Eurasia:  A conversation between USAID Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman and European Democracy Youth Network President Juela Hamati

Expanding the Moldovan Export Sector: “One Small Step” for a Fruit Producer, “One Giant Leap” for the Moldovan Horticulture Sector

Countering Malign Kremlin Influence: How USAID bolsters self-determination and democracy in Europe and Eurasia 

Startups, Blockchain and the J2SR in North Macedonia 

Countering Malign Kremlin Influence Development Framework 


Bosnia and Herzegovina -- Thurney to Self-Reliance

Partner for Success: How partnerships between and private sectors and -based groups are overhauling access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia’s schools

Belarus: The Journey to Self-Reliance

USAID & Azerbaijan Co-Invest to Transform the Future

USAID Enterprise Fund Continues to Generate Growth: WNISEF Catalyzes $200 Million Private Equity Fund in Ukraine

Three Ways USuppGeorgia's Steady March Toward Inclusive, Representative Democracy 

Europe & Eurasia: The Journey to Self-Reliance 2018

USAID & Armenia: Partners in Development 

Breaking the Cycle of Violence: How development assistance is breaking the cycle of violence

Foreign Assistance is Good Business: Oklahoma entrepreneurship creates opportunity half a world away

Don't Kill the Messenger: Ending impunity for crimes against the media in Europe & Eurasia

Cyber Attacks Anywhere are a Threat Everywhere: How USAID is working to deter cyber attacks on power grids in Eastern Europe

Containing Drug-Resistant Bacteria is a Global Challenge: How USAID helps countries in Eastern multi-drug resistant tuberculosis

Remembering the World's Worst Nuclear Disaster: The ongoing global response to Chernobyl 

Audio Interviews

Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman Interview: USAID Enterprise Funds and Legacy Foundations in Europe and Eurasia

Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman Interview: What is the European Democracy Youth Network (EDYN)

Fact Sheets

Countering Malign Kremlin Influence Development Framework Implementation Report

The U.S.-Europe Energy Bridge Fact Sheet

Countering Malign Kremlin Influence Energy Security In Europe And Eurasia

Cybersecurity In Europe And Eurasia Defending Critical Infrastructure

Natural Gas Supply Diversification Advancing European Security By Enabling U.S. LNG Imports

Hearts of Europe

Speeches & Congressional Testimony 

Remarks by Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman, German Marshall Fund: “Partners for Freedom: Can the Transatlantic Community Work Together to Safeguard Democracy in Europe and Eurasia?”

Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman, the Regional Economic Growth Closeout Event: “Spurring Self-Reliance in Europe and Eurasia: Catalyzing Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Opportunity” 

Brock Bierman, Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman, Community of Democracies: “Democracy on the Rise: Defending Democratic Institutions and the Rule of Law against the Kremlin’s Malign Influence” 

Remarks by Assistant Administrator Brock Bierman at the German Marshall Fund: USAID's Countering Malign Kremlin Influence Development Framework

Brock Bierman, Assistant Administrator for Europe & Eurasia: NARUC Winter Policy Energy Forum 

Statement of the Honorable Brock Bierman Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, Before the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats (2018) 

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