The Failed States Index 2012 Launch Event

By James 'Spike' Stephenson

July 19, 2012   |   0 comments

General Michael Hayden gave a fascinating keynote speech at the Fund for Peace launch of this year’s Failed States Index last week that I found very relevant to the way we use conflict analysis to identify the drivers of conflict and instability in communities to design programs that enable them to address their needs....
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Bringing innovative youth programming experience directly from Central America

By Creative Associates International

July 3, 2012   |   0 comments

Salvador Stadthagen landed in DC from Tegucigalpa to take in one of the youth sessions at the USAID Democracy & Governance Officers Workshop last week down at the Carnegie Center. After a quick pit stop by HQ's communications office before he started his 3 day “marathon” working on youth related topics, Salvador always positive and energetic with a smile that underscores the passion that we at Creative have on issues related to youth programming....
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Election Bug Catches 1,000 Youth in Yemen

By Creative Associates International

June 25, 2012   |   0 comments

If it takes a catalytic moment to galvanize a large number of people, Yemen has been in the throes of that moment for some time. Though things did come to a head, at least figuratively, in February when the country held its presidential elections. Despite only one candidate on the ballot, Yemenis turned out to vote, begging the question, ‘why?’...
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ASGP Stories Of Hope – A Visual Final Report

By Creative Associates International

June 20, 2012   |   0 comments

The Ambassador's Small Grants Program to Support Gender Equality in Afghanistan (ASGP), created a website with pictures, videos, stories and other media collected over the life of the project. Serving not only as a database, the ASGP Stories of Hope website creates an interactive informational experience for individuals interested in the achievements of the ASGP project and the amazing people making a difference in Afghanistan. Check out the site!...
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Check it out!

By Creative Associates International

June 4, 2012   |   0 comments

An interview with Enrique Roig was featured on USAID's Impact Blog, highlighting the work of Creative's Alianza Joven Regional USAID-SICA program. Check it out here....
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Driving over Despair: Mobile Medical Teams Serve Yemenis on the Fringes

By Creative Associates International

May 23, 2012   |   0 comments

It was once a local schoolhouse, but now the only sound is the buzzing of flies circling lazily over prone bodies, offering bleak testimony to the malaise of homelessness. Eight families are squatting in this derelict school in Yemen’s Lahj governorate, refugees from the fighting that erupted between government forces and al-Qaida-backed militants in the neighboring governorate of Abyan....
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