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AFRICOM Creates Tool to Measure Women Integration Progress

The U.S. Africa Command has built a new tool that works to measure the command’s progress in increasing the participation of women in security cooperation and peacekeeping operations. The WPS Security Force Assistance assessment tool is designed to inform AFRICOM on how African partner nations integrate women into its capacity-building initiatives, the …

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White House Appoints Allison Brigati as GSA Associate Admin for Office of Government-wide Policy

Allison Brigati, a former general counsel and director of strategic initiatives at the National Academy of Public Administration, has joined the General Services Administration as associate administrator for the Office of Government-wide Policy. GSA said Monday President Donald Trump picked Brigati to help guide strategic policymaking for the federal government on areas such …

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World Bank, IMF Urge U.S. to End Gov’t Shutdown

The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund have called on U.S. leaders to take steps to reopen the federal government, The New York Times reported Sunday. Annie Lowrey and Nathaniel Popper write the U.S. debt ceiling issue overshadowed the international recovery agenda at joint meetings of the agencies held …

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Obama Names Dartmouth Head to Lead World Bank

President Obama nominated Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim as the next World Bank president, Obama announced Friday. Kim would succeed current World Bank president Robert Zoellick, who announced his departure in February. The bank is expected to finalize the executive change at its April 21 meeting, according to Reuters. …

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