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USAID FOIA re: Iraq

September 23, 2014 – ongoing
Case F-2014-20299

Similar to the FOIA request on humanitarian assistance in Syria, GJC requested details on humanitarian assistance awards to Iraq and neighboring countries in FY 2014.

Timeline:

  • September 23, 2014Initial request submitted
  • January 18, 2018 – Letter received stating no responsive records were found
  • February 16, 2018 – GJC submits an appeal to the no records response, asking State to perform a new search

USAID FOIA re: DRC, Darfur/Sudan, UPR documents, and various NGOs

USAID FOIA re: DRC, Darfur/Sudan, UPR documents, and various NGOs

March 5, 2011 – January 12, 2013
Case F-00152-12

GJC requested the most recent contracts, grants and agreements between USAID and its offices/subdivisions for:

  • Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Darfur/Sudan
  • International Medical Corps
  • International Rescue Committee
  • UNICEF
  • Management Sciences for Health
  • UPR documents

Timeline:

Submission to the UN Human Rights Council for US UPR

GJC sends a mid-term report submission for the Universal Periodic Review of the United States of America. The report examines the restrictions that the US puts on foriegn aid regarding the provision of abortion services and the ways those restrictions violate international law.

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State Department Releases Flawed and Premature Review of the Global Gag Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 9, 2018

[NEW YORK] On Wednesday, the State Department released a six-month review on the impact of the Global Gag Rule (or as the White House calls it, the “Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance” policy.) This review is both limited in scope and extremely premature, as insufficient time has passed to assess the impact of the policy and draw conclusions. 

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