Testimony of Katherine Almquist Before the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on African Affairs
October 24, 2007
Exploring the U.S. Role in Consolidating Peace and Democracy in the Great Lakes Region
Chairman Feingold, Ranking Member Sununu and other Members of the Sub-committee on African Affairs, I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you today to discuss USAID’s contribution to consolidating peace and democracy in the Great Lakes Region. My testimony today will add to that of Assistant Secretary Frazer who has provided the Sub-committee information on the USG strategy and considerable contribution to the consolidation of peace and democracy in the Great Lakes Region. I will provide you more detail on USAID’s support to this goal, focusing on humanitarian assistance, reconstruction, reintegration and development assistance in the Great Lakes Region.
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