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Joint Strategic Plan (JSP)

The Department of State and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Joint Strategic Plan sets forth the Secretary of State’s direction and priorities for both organizations. The Joint Strategic Plan is a blueprint for investing in and achieving the goals laid out in the 2017 National Security Strategy. Click here to view the 2018-2022 Joint Strategic Plan.

Joint Regional Strategy (JRS)

Joint Regional Strategies provides State and USAID Regional Bureaus a process for collaborative planning that is predictable, uniform, and conceptually rigorous. These joint strategies are updated every four years and focus on priority strategic goals and objectives and informs bureau-level resource planning and the mission-level Integrated Country Strategy. Click here to view the complete list of JRS documents.

Integrated Country Strategies (ICS)

The ICS is the U.S. Embassy’s strategic plan, it serves as the single multi-year overarching strategy that encapsulates U.S. government policy priorities, goals and objectives with respect to the host country. These strategies are updated every four years subsequent to the development of the bureau strategies. Click here to view the complete list of ICS documents.

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Program Evaluations

In accordance with the Department of State’s evaluation policy, which outlines requirements for publishing evaluation results, the Office of U.S. Foreign Assistance Resources began publishing full reports of unclassified foreign assistance evaluations in 2015. If a full evaluation is classified or sensitive, bureaus and independent offices may publish an evaluation summary. See all evaluations arranged by category»

Near East (North Africa and Middle East) Region Evaluations

Peace and Security

2016
Palestinian Authority Security Sector Reform Program Evaluation – Summary

2014
Algeria/Regional Strategic Initiative Algeria Program Evaluation Report – Executive Summary [Archive]

2013
Morocco/The Anti-Terrorism Assistance Program [Archive]

Democracy, Human Rights, and Governance

2016
Middle East Partnership Initiative (MEPI) Exchanges Summary [Archive]

2015
Syria/Independent Media Line of Effort Summary [Archive]

Program Management

2015
Syria/Institutional Capacity-Building of Local Councils Programming

Multilateral Reports

2015
UN Entity for Gender Equality & Women’s Empowerment [Archive]
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) [Archive]

2014
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) [Archive]
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) [Archive]

2013
Asian Development Bank (ADB), Volume I [Archive]
International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), Volume I [Archive]
The International Trade Centre (ITC) [Archive]
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Volume I [Archive]
World Food Programme (WFP), Volume I [Archive]
World Health Organization (WHO), Volume I [Archive]

2012
African Development Bank (AfDB), Volume I [Archive]
Global Vaccine Alliance – GAVI (WHO/WB/UNICEF) 2012, Volume I [Archive]
UNAIDS 2012, Volume I [Archive]
UNICEF 2012, Volume I [Archive]
World Bank 2012, Volume I [Archive]

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