Ashby Payne wrote
The Humanitarian and Health Activities Branch conducted a Humanitarian Activities Workshop for the North, East, and South regions of Africa June 21-22, 2011 in Kigali, Rwanda.
U.S. Ambassador to Rwanda, Stuart Symington, opened the event highlighting the importance of inter-agency cooperation and
partnership and long term HA program planing.
Participants included representatives from Embassy OSC, FSNs, and USAID across the regions. Participants received specific HA programs program overviews and interactive project planning and development training. Guest speaker Ms. Toni Metcalf-el Abed shared her perspective of best practices from Tunisia in respect to planning and managing and a successful in country HA program.