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3, 2, 1: Bangladesh is taking off

The launch of Bangladesh's first communications satellite is helping the South Asian country reach new heights of prosperity.
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The world needs 4 million new teachers. Is your country running...

An estimated 12 million more teachers will be needed by 2020 to achieve universal primary education.
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Building a new world for the new millennium

At the turn of the century, as much as 10 percent of the world's children died before they reached their fifth birthday, and one-fourth...
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‘Warsaw Process’ initiative promotes stability in cyberspace

An international partnership on Middle East peace is seeking to bolster cybersecurity amid increasing threats in the region and beyond.
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5 ways the U.S. supports literacy around the world

Find out how the U.S. is helping to build a literate world where everyone has an equal chance to succeed in life and work.
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U.S.-Mekong partnership reaches milestone [infographic]

Learn how the Lower Mekong Initiative, a multinational partnership among the U.S. and five countries, has improved lives over the past decade.
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U.S. approves $400M of financing for Argentina’s road network

U.S. financing is projected to improve the amount of goods flowing through Argentina, road safety, and trade with neighboring Chile.

Millions of mouths to feed? He did it.

Poverty fighter Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, founder of the largest NGO in the world, has been named winner of the World Food Prize for 2015.
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Filipinos can safely study in ‘alternative learning sites’

Unable to attend school because of instability caused by conflict, Filipino children learn at alternative sites with help from a U.S.-backed program.