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Nepal Invests is Launched by CDC, FMO and SDC to Accelerate Investment in Nepal

Nepal Invests is Launched by CDC, FMO and SDC to Accelerate Investment in Nepal

Market building platform will support foreign direct investment into Nepal. Developed by leading development finance institutions and development partners, collaborating to strengthen Nepal’s recovery from COVID-19. This is the first initiative of its kind in Nepal – it will support the promotion of entrepreneurs and private, innovative activities in Nepal CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, FMO, the Dutch development bank and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC have launched Nepal Invests, a platform that will drive increased investment into the country. This group comprising of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) ...
Stimson Board of Directors Elevates Susan Chodakewitz to Chair

Stimson Board of Directors Elevates Susan Chodakewitz to Chair

ARLINGTON, March 3, 2021 – The Stimson Center Board of Directors unanimously elevated Susan Chodakewitz to Chair at a recent meeting in February. The Board also expressed its appreciation for the service of former Chair David Lane, whose tenure was marked by strong growth across the organization. Chodakewitz, who was elected to the Board in 2018, is an accomplished senior executive with a notable track record in the private sector. She brings a wealth of experience to the position of Chair, having worked with the Federal Government and commercial industry, as ...
Nathan Awarded Women’s Economic Empowerment, Women’s Empowerment Collectives, and Gender Integration Grant

Nathan Awarded Women’s Economic Empowerment, Women’s Empowerment Collectives, and Gender Integration Grant

ARLINGTON, February 23, 2021 – Nathan Associates was awarded a grant to assist specific countries, regional fora, and international organizations in allocating and prioritizing gender considerations in budget and policy initiatives in order to further economic equity. This project, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (the foundation), will support the development and promotion of data-driven policy solutions with the ultimate aim to create greater investment in women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and women’s empowerment collectives (WECs). Through this grant, Nathan will identify strategic entry points to advance WEE, WECs, ...
RFP: Technical Assistance on WASH Sector Governance and Regulatory Framework (USAID-LEPDA)

RFP: Technical Assistance on WASH Sector Governance and Regulatory Framework (USAID-LEPDA)

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL: Technical Assistance on WASH Sector Governance and Regulatory Framework USAID Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue Activity (LEPDA)   Background: The USAID Liberia Economic Policy Dialogue Activity (LEPDA) is a four-year program that aims to foster economic growth and employment in Liberia by supporting the Government on key policy reforms, building Government capacity for policy reform, and engaging Civil Society Organizations in the policy process. LEPDA also supports reform of the WASH sector, with a focus on governance, revenue and Public Financial Management. LEPDA is seeking a provider to ...
Nathan Webinar Highlights Infrastructure Financing Alternatives for Maldivian Government

Nathan Webinar Highlights Infrastructure Financing Alternatives for Maldivian Government

ARLINGTON, January 21, 2021 – This week, Nathan’s US-Support for Economic Growth in Asia (US-SEGA) project led a virtual Strategic Financing for Infrastructure workshop in the Maldives, culminating more than two-years of US-SEGA technical assistance to the Government of Maldives under the Maldives Public Financial Management (PFM) Activity. The workshop saw high engagement from a range of key government counterparts including  attendees the Maldives’ Ministry of National Planning, Housing and Infrastructure, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Environment, the Capital Markets Development Authority, the Maldives Monetary Authority, the Local ...
Nathan President and CEO, Sue Chodakewitz, Elected to Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors

Nathan President and CEO, Sue Chodakewitz, Elected to Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors

ARLINGTON, January 4, 2021 – The Professional Services Council (PSC) Board of Directors in a December 15 vote, elected Sue Chodakewitz, Nathan President and CEO, to serve a three-year term on the Board of Directors. Ms. Chodakewitz will also serve as Vice Chair on the PSC Council of International Development Companies (CIDC) Executive Advisory Board (EAB) for the 2021 term. Sue will be joining an esteemed group of executives from PSC member companies who have shown leadership in the industry and a commitment to building a fair and competitive federal ...
Nathan Publishes Third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

Nathan Publishes Third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)

ARLINGTON, December 18 – Nathan is delighted to announce the publication of its third Communication on Progress to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC). The UNGC is a voluntary corporate sustainability initiative. UNGC aims to “mobilize a global movement of sustainable companies and stakeholders to create the world we want.” The UNGC reports that over 12,000 companies in over 160 countries have joined the network and committed to aligning their strategies and operations with the 10 principles of the UNGC covering human rights and labor rights, environmental sustainability, and ethical ...
Nathan Supports Launch of the IFC-Funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal

Nathan Supports Launch of the IFC-Funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal

ARLINGTON, December 11 – Nathan is thrilled to launch the International Finance Corporation-funded Mongolia Trade Information Portal. In partnership with the Mongolian Customs General Administration, Nathan supported the development and implementation of the Mongolia Trade Information Portal that will serve as a new resource for exporters and importers and ease cross-border trade for the Mongolian business community The Mongolia Trade Information Portal is a single repository for all trade related information, including trade regulations and procedures, laws, administrative procedures, applicable fees or penalties, and any forms, licenses or permits required ...