February 15, 2012
Haitian Prime Minister Garry Conille met with OPIC President Elizabeth Littlefield and other members of OPIC’s senior staff on February 9 to discuss the challenges of Haiti’s reconstruction and the prospects for new development. Conille (pictured) and his delegation were in Washington to explore ways in which the United States could contribute to Haiti’s reconstruction efforts in the wake of the
February 07, 2012
As we shared in a recent video post from a noted political psychologist, most Americans think the United States spends a lot more of the federal budget on foreign aid than we actually do. President Obama addressed this topic last week when answering a question from a participant in a Google+ “Hangout” live video feed. This post from the U.S.
February 06, 2012
Four U.S. Executive Directors of the key international development institutions spoke with OPIC staff in January, 2012, about the opportunities and challenges of their work. The Executive Directors act as liaisons between the U.S. government and the governing bodies of these development banks. From left, Meg Lundsager, International Monetary Fund; Ambassador Robert “Skipp” Orr, Asian Development Bank; Ian Solomon, World
February 02, 2012
Cambodian monks a play key role in project monitoring and forest management in their community forest. Read more about the REDD (Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) project in Cambodia, for which OPIC is providing political risk insurance.