Press Releases

Press releases grouped by year, then listed by date, descending.

2014 Press Releases
Date Title
07/17/2014 Readout of CEO’s Trip to Georgia
06/30/2014 Readout of CEO’s Trip to Johannesburg, Namibia and Cabo Verde
06/26/2014 MCC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to visit Cabo Verde
06/23/2014 MCC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to join Minister of Education in Namibia
06/22/2014 MCC’s new Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to Meet Business Leaders in Johannesburg
06/19/2014 Readout of the MCC Board of Directors June Quarterly Meeting
06/15/2014 MCC Vice President Paul C. Weinberger to Speak at U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s State Leadership Conference
06/11/2014 MCC Vice President Kamran M. Khan to Speak at Congressman Gregory W. Meeks’ “Engaging Wall Street on Power Africa” Forum in New York
06/11/2014 MCC Managing Director of Development Policy, Alicia Phillips Mandaville, to Present at InterAction’s 2014 Forum
06/09/2014 MCC Vice President Kamran M. Khan to join AAI’s Panel “Conversations on Africa Series” at U.S. House of Representatives
06/05/2014 MCC Chief Executive Officer, Dana J. Hyde, to Address Bread for the World’s National Gathering
06/04/2014 MCC Board of Directors to Discuss Ghana at its June Meeting
05/20/2014 U.S. Senate Confirms MCC’s CEO and Board Members
04/28/2014 MCC Testimony before U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations
04/18/2014 MCC Calls for Improvements in Measuring Corruption
04/18/2014 MCC Shares Results of Gender Policy in New York City
04/15/2014 MCC Announces Acting Chief Executive Officer
04/15/2014 “Empowering Women in Emerging Markets” Event, New York City - 17 April 2014
04/11/2014 Daniel W. Yohannes Leaving MCC After More Than Four Years as CEO
04/07/2014 MCC’s Annual Report Highlights Shared Values
03/26/2014 MCC Board of Directors Reinforces the Agency’s Strong Anti-Corruption Focus
03/21/2014 MCC and PEPFAR Partner to Transform Country Assistance Programs
03/04/2014 MCC Discusses U.S. Assistance with Moldova Prime Minister
03/04/2014 President Obama Requests a Significant Increase in Funding for the Millennium Challenge Corporation
02/24/2014 MCC CEO Commends Georgia’s Commitment to Economic Freedom
2013 Press Releases
Date Title
12/10/2013 MCC Board Selects Countries Eligible for Compacts and Threshold Programs
12/06/2013 Statement by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the Passing of Nelson Mandela
11/15/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Expresses Sympathy and Condolences to the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan
11/06/2013 MCC Releases Fiscal Year 2014 Country Scorecards
10/24/2013 MCC Ranks First Among Donor Organizations in 2013 Aid Transparency Index
09/24/2013 MCC Completes Successful Compacts with Lesotho, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, and Tanzania
09/12/2013 MCC Board Approves Compact with El Salvador, Discusses Transparency and Open Data
08/29/2013 MCC, Honduras Sign Threshold Program Agreement
07/26/2013 MCC, Georgia Partnership Will Improve Education and Stimulate Workforce Development
06/26/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes to Join Presidential Delegation to Africa
06/25/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Travels to Morocco
06/24/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes to join Council on Foreign Relations
06/21/2013 MCC Hosts First Gateway to Opportunity Summer Series Event on Connecting Africa to Power
06/19/2013 MCC Board Approves Georgia Compact
05/30/2013 MCC, World Bank, MiDA Sign Memorandum to Strengthen Procurement Practices
05/24/2013 Statement by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on Africa Day
05/08/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Travels to South Africa and Lesotho
05/01/2013 Bipartisan Support for Foreign Assistance at MCC Forum on Global Development
04/29/2013 MCC’s Forum on Global Development Honors Leaders in International Development
04/29/2013 MCC to Unveil Open Evaluation Data Catalog
04/25/2013 CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Testifies before House Foreign Affairs Committee
04/10/2013 President Obama Requests $898.2 Million to Fund MCC’s Fight against Global Poverty
04/08/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Travels to Tanzania and Senegal
04/03/2013 MCC Releases 2012 Annual Report Highlighting Aid Effectiveness
03/29/2013 Statement by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the roundtable on economic growth with African leaders
03/22/2013 MCC Partners With The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation to Expand Access to Clean Water
03/14/2013 MCC Board Approves Honduras Threshold Program
01/31/2013 Morton Halperin and Lorne Craner Join the MCC Board of Directors
01/08/2013 MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Leads United States Delegation to Ghana Presidential Inauguration
2012 Press Releases
Date Title
12/19/2012 MCC Board Selects Countries Eligible for Compacts and Threshold Programs
11/07/2012 MCC Annual Scorecards Measure Countries’ Policy Performance
10/23/2012 Statement: MCC Releases First Set of Independent Evaluations
09/21/2012 MCC Completes Successful Five-Year Compact with El Salvador
09/14/2012 MCC Board of Directors Discuss Country Selection Report and Gender Lessons Learned
09/11/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the Death of MCA-Mongolia CEO Bayarbaatar Sed-Ochir
07/25/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes on the Death of Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills
07/12/2012 MCC Chief Executive Officer Daniel W. Yohannes Travels to Malawi After Reinstatement of $350 Million Compact Grant
06/21/2012 MCC Board of Directors Votes to Reinstate Compact with Malawi
06/13/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the elections in Lesotho
05/10/2012 New MCC Compact with Zambia Expected to Benefit More than One Million People
05/07/2012 MCC Board Authorizes Termination of the Mali Compact
04/23/2012 MCC Announces Winners of its Corporate, Next Generation and Country Commitment Awards
04/18/2012 MCC statement regarding the on-going situation in Mali:
04/09/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the Inauguration of Malawi’s New President
04/02/2012 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Leads United States Delegation to Senegal Presidential Inauguration
03/28/2012 Statement from the Millennium Challenge Corporation on halting operations in Mali
03/26/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the Senegal Elections:
03/23/2012 MCC Approves $354.8 Million Compact for Zambia
03/23/2012 MCC Board Approves Zambia Compact, Suspends Compact with Malawi
03/22/2012 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on the situation in Mali
03/21/2012 MCC and Coca-Cola’s Shared Commitment to Water
03/06/2012 Statement from MCC Chief Executive Officer Daniel Yohannes regarding the death of Congressman Donald Payne of New Jersey:
02/15/2012 MCC Completes Successful Five-Year Compact with Ghana
02/13/2012 President Obama Requests $898 Million to Fund MCC’s Innovative Approach to Fighting Global Poverty
02/10/2012 MCC Signs New Compact with Cape Verde to Focus on Reforming the Water, Sanitation and Land Management Sectors
02/07/2012 Millennium Challenge Corporation Statement on Senegal
01/25/2012 MCC: A Gateway to Opportunity
2011 Press Releases
Date Title
12/15/2011 MCC Board Selects Countries Eligible for MCC Compacts and Threshold Programs; Approves Cape Verde Compact
12/01/2011 MCC Data Added to Foreign Assistance Dashboard
11/30/2011 United States Government Statement on Results, 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
11/18/2011 MCC Signs Compact with Indonesia to Invest in Innovation for Sustainable Economic Growth
11/09/2011 MCC Releases Annual Scorecards to Measure Countries’ Policy Performance
10/23/2011 MCC Threshold Program with Albania Completed
10/14/2011 Statement of MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Congratulating Nobel Peace Laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
10/14/2011 Statement of MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Congratulating Ibrahim Prize Winner Pedro Verona Pires
10/11/2011 MCC Completes Successful Five-Year Compact with Benin
10/07/2011 MCC CEO Congratulates People of Zambia on Democratic Transition of Power
10/04/2011 MCC Completes Successful Five-Year Compact with Armenia
09/29/2011 MCC Board of Directors Selects Tunisia As Eligible for Threshold Program, Provides Conditional Approval of Indonesia Compact, Strengthens MCC Selection Criteria
07/26/2011 Millennium Challenge Corporation Places Operational Hold on Malawi Compact
07/22/2011 Millennium Challenge Corporation Statement on Recent Events in Malawi
07/12/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Joins Discussion of ‘Smart Power’ at U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Event
06/24/2011 MCC CEO Informs Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou of Reinstatement of Threshold Program Assistance
06/24/2011 MCC CEO Meets with Philippine Foreign Minister H.E. Albert F. Del Rosario
06/22/2011 MCC Board of Directors Discusses MCC’s Focus on Results and Policy Reform
06/12/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes, Secretary of State Clinton Applaud U.S. Company’s Investment in Tanzania
06/10/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Delivers Keynote Address at Luncheon Marking Final Day of 2011 AGOA Forum
05/26/2011 MCC Successfully Completes Projects to Reduce Poverty and Promote Economic Growth in Nicaragua
05/25/2011 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes on 48th Anniversary of Africa Day
05/19/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Discusses the Critical Role of Private Sector Investment in Africa at CSIS Event
05/18/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Delivers Keynote Address at Second Day of State Department Global Diaspora Forum
05/10/2011 MCC Compact Operations Vice President Briefs U.S. House Foreign Affairs Africa Subcommittee
05/06/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Completes Visit to Armenia
04/29/2011 MCC Completes Successful $65 Million Compact with the Republic of Vanuatu
04/22/2011 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes on the 41st Celebration of Earth Day
04/14/2011 MCC Vice President of Compact Operations Briefs U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa
04/13/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Briefs U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on FY 2012 Budget
04/07/2011 MCC Signs $350 Million Compact with Malawi
04/06/2011 MCC and IGD Host Event Highlighting American Private Sector Opportunities in Global Development
04/06/2011 MCC Releases 2010 Annual Report Highlighting Commitment to New Vision for Global Development
04/01/2011 MCC Finalizes $350 Million Compact with Malawi
03/30/2011 MCC Nears Completion of Successful $395.3 Million Compact with Georgia
03/28/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Announces Invitation to Innovate Initiative
03/23/2011 MCC Board Discusses Lessons Learned from Completion of First Compacts
03/15/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Testifies Before House Appropriations Subcommittee on FY 2012 Budget
03/10/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Joins Members of Congress at Event Supporting Gender Equality
03/09/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Joins First Lady Michelle Obama in Celebrating International Women’s Day
02/25/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Participates in Roundtable Discussion at Council on Foreign Relations
02/24/2011 MCC Hosts Conference on Results and Lessons Learned from MCC’s First Compacts
02/15/2011 President Obama Requests $1.125 Billion for MCC to Continue Innovative Approach to Development Assistance
02/03/2011 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Participates in Global Chiefs of Mission Conference
01/25/2011 Statement from MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes on President Obama’s State of the Union Address
01/14/2011 MCC and Timor-Leste Partner to Strengthen Governance and Child Health
01/13/2011 The Road to Better Aid: An Emerging Bipartisan Consensus
01/05/2011 MCC Board Selects Eligible Countries, Approves $350 Million Compact for Malawi
01/04/2011 Ambassador Mark Green and Alan Patricof Join the MCC Board of Directors
2010 Press Releases
Date Title
12/13/2010 Millennium Challenge Corporation and UN World Food Program Sign Memorandum of Understanding
12/13/2010 CNN International Profiles MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes
11/15/2010 MCC Releases Country Indicator Data Measuring Policy Performance
10/25/2010 MCC and Jordan Sign $275.1 Million Grant for Water Projects
10/15/2010 MCC Completes First Compact in Africa, $110 Million Compact with Cape Verde
10/12/2010 IMF and U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation Sign First Capacity-Building Partnership Agreement
10/08/2010 MCC Signs Memorandum of Understanding with African Development Bank and African Development Fund
10/06/2010 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Gives Ambassador Young Lecture at The Africa Society
10/06/2010 MCC Scores Well on New Quality of Aid Assessment
10/04/2010 MCC Managing Director Named as a 40-under-40 International Development Leader
09/29/2010 MCC CEO Gives Keynote Address at U.S. Chamber Annual Global Conference
09/29/2010 MCC CEO Joins Secretaries Clinton, Gates, Geithner, Admin Shah to Discuss Global Development Policy
09/27/2010 MCC and White House Council on Women and Girls Co-Host Discussion on Gender and International Development
09/23/2010 Philippines Receives $434 Million Poverty Reduction Compact
09/22/2010 The President’s New Global Development Policy Builds on Lessons Learned from MCC
09/22/2010 MCC Hosts “The Role of Business in Sustainable Development” on Margins of MDG Summit and UNGA
09/17/2010 MCC Completes First Compact, Celebrates Successful Partnership with Honduras
09/16/2010 MCC Board Approves Jordan’s $275.1 Million Compact for Water Projects
09/09/2010 MCC and Peace Corps Sign Agreement to Better Support Country Development Initiatives
08/05/2010 MCC Board Approves $434 Million Philippines Compact
08/03/2010 MCC CEO Yohannes Makes Closing Remarks at AGOA Forum
07/22/2010 MCC Better Aligns Organizational Structure with Agency’s Mission to Reduce Poverty through EconomicGrowth
07/21/2010 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Meets with SID-Washington Members
07/07/2010 Liberian President Sirleaf Attends Ceremony with Members of U.S. Congress to Sign $15 Million MCC Grant
06/16/2010 MCC Board Focuses on Poverty Reduction Results and Future Country Partners
06/03/2010 MCC CEO Attends Ground Breaking of Major Tanzania Road
05/28/2010 MCC Approves $10.5 Million Grant for Timor-Leste to Improve Childhood Immunization, Curb Corruption
05/27/2010 MCC Board Approves $15 Million Grant for Liberia
05/24/2010 Victoria Wassmer Appointed MCC Vice President for Administration and Finance
05/17/2010 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Announces Steven M. Kaufmann as Chief of Staff
04/26/2010 Melvin F. Williams Jr. Joins MCC as Vice President and General Counsel
04/21/2010 MCC Senior Official Visits Senegal to Reinforce Partnership to Reduce Poverty
04/15/2010 MCC and the Alliance to Save Energy Highlight Clean Energy Investments in Mongolia
04/14/2010 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Briefs House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agency’s Plans for FY2011
03/31/2010 T. Charles Cooper Named MCC Vice President for Congressional and Public Affairs
03/29/2010 Andrew J. Mayock Joins MCC as a Deputy Vice President for Compact Implementation
03/26/2010 Join the Conversation: Open Government and MCC
03/24/2010 MCC Board Reviews Agency’s Poverty Reduction Results to Date
03/17/2010 MCC 2009 Annual Report Details Agency’s Achievements
03/12/2010 Former AED and USAID Official Patrick C. Fine Named MCC Vice President for Compact Implementation
02/24/2010 MCC Signs $3.55 Million Grant with the Philippines to Assist with Development of Poverty Reducing Compact
02/24/2010 USTDA Encourages Sustainable Oil and Gas Development in Georgia
02/12/2010 James B. Greene Joins MCC as Deputy Vice President for Policy and International Relations
02/01/2010 President Obama Requests $1.28 Billion to Fund MCCs Fight against Poverty in FY2011
01/29/2010 MCC CEO Names Sheila Herrling as Vice President for Policy and International Relations
01/21/2010 MCC and Moldova Sign $262 Million Compact
01/14/2010 MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes Expresses Sympathy and Condolences to Haiti Earthquake Victims
2009 Press Releases
Date Title
12/13/2009 U.S. Congress Approves Over $1 Billion FY2010 Budget for MCC
12/09/2009 White House Showcases MCC’s Commitment to Transparency and Results
12/09/2009 Cape Verde Named Eligible for Second MCC Compact
12/08/2009 Daniel W. Yohannes Sworn in as MCC CEO
11/30/2009 MCC Board Approves $262 Million Compact with Moldova
11/20/2009 U.S. Senate Confirms Daniel W. Yohannes as CEO of Millennium Challenge Corporation
11/12/2009 MCC Partners with White House Council on Environmental Quality for Private Sector Climate Change Roundtable
11/09/2009 MCC Announces Country Indicator Data Measuring Policy Performance
10/22/2009 MCC Resident Country Directors from Africa, Eurasia, and Central America Highlight Progress on Poverty Reduction Programs
10/16/2009 MCC Signs MoU to Help Facilitate Development Assistance with the Philippines
10/01/2009 MCC Participates in U.S. Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center Global Corporate Citizenship Conference
09/30/2009 MCC and Corporate Council of Africa Showcase African Investment Opportunities
09/22/2009 MCC Welcomes Constituency for Africa to Discuss Importance of Diversity Recruitment in the U.S. Government
09/22/2009 MCC and InterAction host a Public Forum on Margins of U.N. General Assembly
09/18/2009 MCC Welcomes White House Nomination for New CEO
09/16/2009 MCC Signs $540 Million Compact with Republic of Senegal
09/09/2009 MCC Board of Directors Upholds Importance of Country-Led Development and Accountability
09/07/2009 MCC Board of Directors Approves $540 Million Compact with Republic of Senegal
09/01/2009 MCC Enhances Contract and Procurement Web Tools
09/01/2009 Economic Development Web Portal for El Salvador’s Northern Zone Launched
08/27/2009 Current Status of MCC Programs in Honduras
08/13/2009 UNESCO Director General Candidate Ivonne A-Baki Joins MCC for a Conversation on Poverty Reduction Programs in Latin America
07/30/2009 MCC and Global Health Council Host Forum on Health Care for the World’s Poor
07/23/2009 MCC Team Visits Liberia, Discusses Possibilities for Threshold Program Projects
06/25/2009 MCC Showcases the Importance of Country-led Development
06/10/2009 MCC Board of Directors Meets to Address U.S. Government Global Development Priorities
06/09/2009 First MCC-Funded Road in Africa Reaches Completion
06/08/2009 MCC and Jordan Sign U.S. Government Grant to Develop Poverty Reduction Program
05/28/2009 Millennium Challenge Corporation Commemorates Africa Day
05/22/2009 MCC Acting CEO Rodney Bent Meets with Tanzania President Kikwete
05/20/2009 MCC Briefs House Appropriations Subcommittee on Poverty Reduction Progress and Future Plans for FY 2010
05/19/2009 MCC Board Authorizes Termination of Program with Madagascar
05/11/2009 MCC Hosts Roundtable with Initiative for Global Development to Welcome New Frontier 100 Program Partnering U.S. and African CEOs
05/08/2009 MCC Education Threshold Program Yields Successful Results from Two-Year Study of Girls’ Schools in Burkina Faso
05/07/2009 President Obama Requests over $1.4 Billion from Congress to Fund Millennium Challenge Corporation in FY2010 Budget
04/28/2009 Salvadoran President Inaugurates Construction on MCC-Funded Highway Project
04/27/2009 Leaders from MCC and Partner Countries Focus on Fighting Global Poverty
04/15/2009 MCC and Women Thrive Worldwide Host Public Forum Focusing on Women’s Roles in Solving the Global Food Crisis
04/13/2009 MCC Partners with Paraguay to Combat Corruption
04/01/2009 MCC Signs $13.39 Million Grant with Senegal for Compact Development
03/31/2009 Millennium Challenge Corporation Highlights Business Opportunities in Africa
03/26/2009 MCC Hosts Forum to Explore New Business Opportunities that Will Help Reduce Poverty in Morocco
03/26/2009 MCC Strengthens Anti-Corruption Approach: Policy Now Available to the Public
03/20/2009 MCC Places Hold on Poverty Reduction Program in Madagascar
03/11/2009 New MCC Board of Directors Reviews Partnerships to Combat Global Poverty
02/25/2009 CEO Statement on Proposed FY 2009 Funding for MCC
02/18/2009 MCC and Oxfam America Highlight the Importance of Accountability, Country-led
01/21/2009 MCC Acting CEO Welcomes Kenyan Delegation
01/16/2009 MCC Announces Additional $30 Million Program with Paraguay
01/16/2009 MCC 2008 Annual Report Details Role in the Fight Against Global Poverty
01/13/2009 MCC CEO Welcomes Comments from Secretary of State-Designate Clinton’s Senate Testimony
2008 Press Releases
Date Title
12/11/2008 MCC Reiterates U.S. Commitment to Fight Poverty; Board Calls on Partners to Recommit to Democratic Principles; Columbia, Indonesia, Zambia now Eligible for Innovative Grants
12/05/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Memorandum with United Nations World Food Program
11/25/2008 MCC Urges Nicaraguan Government to Respect Democracy
11/20/2008 MCC and Georgia Committed to Economic Growth
11/18/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation and Agence Française de Développement Seek to Increase Cooperationto Reduct Global Poverty
11/13/2008 MCC and Habitat for Humanity discuss the housing crisis no one is talking about
11/12/2008 MCC and Moldova Highlight Partnership and Development
11/11/2008 Additional MCC Poverty Reduction Funding for Georgia Approved
11/10/2008 MCC Releases Country Indicator Data Measuring Policy Performance
10/31/2008 MCC CEO Ambassador Danilovich Sees Major Progress in Anti-Poverty Programs in Ghana
10/17/2008 $15.7 Million MCC Threshold Program with Albania Signed
10/15/2008 $24.7 Million MCC Threshold Program with Rwanda Signed
10/15/2008 MCC Officials Join Cape Verde Prime Minister to Lay First Stone for Port of Praia Expansion Project
10/10/2008 MCC and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark Sign Memorandum of Understanding
09/29/2008 Statement by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Regarding recent developments in the U.S. House of Representatives related to MCC
09/23/2008 MCC Compacts Totaling $2.55 Billion Enter Into Force in September
09/17/2008 MCC Board of Directors Discusses Georgia
09/09/2008 Additional MCC Support as part of USG Assistance for Georgia
08/19/2008 MCC CEO Offers Condolences on the Passing of Zambian President Levy Mwanawasa
08/14/2008 Status of MCC Programs in Georgia
07/29/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Highlights Business Opportunities, Streamlines Web-Based Procurement Information
07/28/2008 Namibia and MCC Sign $304.5 Million Poverty Reduction Grant to Support Education and Training, Increase Rural Incomes
07/17/2008 Senate Committees Proposed Funding Level for MCC Sends Mixed Signals about America’s Commitment to Poverty Reduction
07/15/2008 MCC Board of Directors Approves $304.5 Million Poverty Reduction Grant for Namibia
07/14/2008 Burkina Faso and MCC Sign Poverty Reduction Grant to Improve Agriculture, Roads, Girls Education and Land Use
06/17/2008 MCC Board of Directors Approves Poverty Reduction Grant for Burkina Faso To Improve Agriculture, Roads, Girls' Education and Land Use
06/13/2008 Leading International NGOs, Think Tanks and Senators join President Bush in Support of Full Fundingfor MCC
06/11/2008 Historic Collaboration Launched to Provide Africa’s Farmers Technologies, Roads and Resources
06/10/2008 Peru Launches $35.6 million Millennium Challenge Threshold Program Addressing Health, Anti-Corruption
06/09/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Holds Private Sector Dialogue Sessions to Explore Collaborative Trade and Investment Opportunities
06/05/2008 MCC Vice-President Speaks at the World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa
05/23/2008 MCC Statement Recognizing Africa Day 2008
05/22/2008 Millennium Challenge Chief Outlines Consequences of Possible Senate Cuts
05/15/2008 MCC and the Phelps Stokes Fund Sign a Memorandum of Understanding Advancing Diversity and Development
04/30/2008 MCC CEO Ambassador Danilovich Meets with Philippine-American Community
04/30/2008 MCC, USTDA and OPIC Working with El Salvador to Promote Development, Investment and Opportunities
04/29/2008 MCC Unveils ERR Analysis Tool at Center for Global Development Symposium
04/22/2008 Global Climate Change
04/21/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases 2007 Annual Report
04/16/2008 MCC Names Sherri Kraham to Deputy Vice President Post
04/15/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Announces $3.25 Million Pre-Compact Development Grant Agreement with Namibia
04/02/2008 MCC Announces Today that GE has Entered into an MOU with the Agency to Promote Sustainable EconomicDevelopment
03/17/2008 Niger Launches $23 Million Millennium Challenge Threshold Program to Promote Girls’ Education, Combat Corruption, Reduce Red Tape
03/14/2008 Kyrgyz Republic Launches $16 million Millennium Challenge Threshold Program to Improve the Rule of Law
03/12/2008 Armenia and the Millennium Challenge Corporation
03/11/2008 MCC Board Selects Philippines as Compact Eligible
03/06/2008 Statement on Kenya and Millennium Challenge Funding
02/26/2008 MCC CEO Briefs Congress on FY 2009 Budget Request
02/19/2008 MCC and DFID Sign Agreement to Coordinate Poverty-Reduction Efforts
02/18/2008 The United States and Tanzania Sign $698 Million Poverty Reduction Grant
02/11/2008 MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Offers Condolence on the Death of Congressman Tom Lantos
02/04/2008 President Requests Increase in Funding for Innovative Foreign Aid Agency
01/30/2008 Millennium Challenge Corporation Announces Program with Niger to Promote Girls’ Education, Combat Corruption
01/30/2008 MCC CEO Ambassador Danilovich Marks Fourth Anniversary with Members of Congress
2007 Press Releases
Date Title
12/21/2007 MCC Expands Congressional and Public Affairs Team
12/12/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Reinforces Support for Africa: Malawi and Mauritania Selected to Participate
12/05/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Announces $9.43 Million Pre-Compact Development Grant Agreement with Burkina Faso
11/30/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Working with Peru to Improve Immunization Rates, Combat Corruption
11/14/2007 MCC Releases Annual Scorecards Measuring Countries’ Performance
11/09/2007 São Tomé and Príncipe Launches $8.66 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program to Support Fiscal Reforms
10/30/2007 Senator Bill Frist and Kenneth Hackett Join MCC’s Board of Directors
10/26/2007 MCC Assistance to Yemen
10/22/2007 Microsoft and U.S. Government Agencies Announce Initiative to Promote International Development
10/22/2007 U.S. and Mongolia Sign $285 million Compact To Reduce Poverty through Economic Growth
10/19/2007 U.S. and Mongolia to Sign MCC Compact worth $285 million To Reduce Poverty through Economic Growth
10/01/2007 MCC Announces Reorganization to Focus Agency on Compact Implementation
09/27/2007 International Finance Corporation Report Identifies MCC Partner Countries as Leaders in Policy Reform
09/18/2007 MCC Board of Directors Approves $698 Million Poverty Reduction Grant for Tanzania
09/12/2007 MCC Approves Threshold Program Grant to Fight Corruption And Improve Governance in Yemen
09/12/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Working with São Tomé and Principe To Develop and Implement Sound Fiscal Policies
09/12/2007 MCC Approves $285 million Grant To Create Economic Growth in Mongolia
09/12/2007 MCC Approves $285 million Compact with Mongolia
09/07/2007 MCC CEO Expresses Serious Concern Regarding the Funding Level in the FY 2008 Senate Appropriations State-Foreign Operations Bill
08/31/2007 Morocco and MCC Sign $697.5 Million Grant to Spur Economic Growth, and Increase Employment Opportunities
08/23/2007 Guyana Signs $6.7 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation Grant to Support Fiscal Reforms
08/09/2007 MCC Board Approves Assistance to Support Governance Reforms in the Kyrgyz Republic
08/09/2007 MCC Board of Directors Approves $697.5 Million Poverty Reduction Grant to Morocco
07/26/2007 Congress Evaluates MCC Impact in Vanuatu
07/23/2007 Lesotho and MCC Sign $363 Million Poverty Reduction Grant to Improve Healthcare Systems, Water Resources, and Private Sector
07/17/2007 MCC Applauds House Passage of Resolution Recognizing Lesotho’s Enactment of Law to Improve Womens Rights
07/13/2007 Mozambique and MCC Sign $507 Million Poverty Reduction Grant To Improve Water, Sanitation, Roads, and Agriculture
06/28/2007 MCC Testifies before House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa
06/28/2007 MCC Expresses Disappointment Regarding Fiscal Year 2008 Senate Appropriations Committee Markup for the State-Foreign Operations Bill
06/27/2007 MCC Board Approves Grant To Support Fiscal Reforms in Guyana
06/26/2007 Alan Patricof and Lorne Craner Join MCC’s Board of Directors
06/19/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Hosts a Public Outreach Meeting
06/12/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Hosts a Public Outreach Meeting
05/22/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO at the Africa Day Public Forum
05/21/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO at the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Annual Meeting
05/10/2007 Public Forum: Building Responsible Partnerships: MCC and Africa
04/18/2007 MCC Honors Two Employees with the President’s Volunteer Service Award during the 2007 National Volunteer Week Celebration
04/18/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases Annual Report
04/08/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases Annual Report
03/29/2007 Uganda Signs Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program To Fight Corruption
03/27/2007 Zambia Revenue Authority Opens Refurbished Client Service Center
03/23/2007 Kenya Signs $12.7 Million MCC Grant To Combat Corruption in Public Procurement
03/13/2007 MCC CEO Testifies before House Appropriations
02/14/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Funding for Initiatives to Combat Corruption in Kenya, Uganda
02/14/2007 Yemen’s Eligibility for Assistance Reinstated by Millennium Challenge Corporation Board
02/05/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation Statement on FY 2008 Budget Request
01/18/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at Third Anniversary Forum Hosted by the Society for International Development
2006 Press Releases
Date Title
12/15/2006 Moldova, United States Sign $24.7 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program Agreement
12/11/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Adopts Gender Policy
12/04/2006 Ukraine Signs Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program to Control Corruption
11/29/2006 El Salvador and the Millennium Challenge Corporation Sign $461 Million Agreement to Strengthen Rural Communities, Support Small Farmers, and Improve Roads
11/13/2006 MCC and Mali Sign $461 Million Development Compact to Reduce Poverty; Irrigation, Industrial Park, Airport Improvements Key to Jobs, Poverty Reduction
11/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Approves $461 Million Anti-Poverty Grant for El Salvador to Strengthen Rural Communities, Support Small Farmers, and Improve Roads
11/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board of Directors Announces 2007 Threshold Countries Niger; Peru; Rwanda
11/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board of Directors Announces 2007 Compact Eligible Countries: Moldova, Jordan, and Ukraine
10/26/2006 MCC Board Approves $461 Million Development Agreement with Mali; Irrigation, Industrial Park, Airporirport Improvements Key to Jobs, Poverty Reduction
10/26/2006 MCC Board of Directors Approves $55 Million Grant for Indonesia to Improve Childhood Immunization, Curb Corruption
10/25/2006 MCC Board of Directors Approves $24.7 Million Agreement with Moldova for Support of Anti-CorruptionInitiatives
10/17/2006 United States and Jordan Sign a $25 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation Grant to Support the Country's Economic and Political Reforms
10/16/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases 2007 Country Data Measuring Performance on 16 Benchmark Indicators; MCA Eligibility Creating INcentives for Policy Reform in Countries
09/18/2006 Danilovich to Address First U.S.Africa Infrastructure Conference
09/12/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Board of Directors Approves Jordan’s Threshold Program to Strengthen Democratic Institutions
09/11/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Adopts Environmental and Land Access Criteria for Selection of Eligible Countries
09/06/2006 Annual Report of International Finance Corporation Highlights Reform Incentives Created by Millennium Challenge Corporation
09/01/2006 MCC Names Maureen Harrington to Vice President for Policy and International Relations Post
08/01/2006 Ghana and the Millennium Challenge Corporation Sign $547 Million Grant to Combat Poverty
07/26/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $21 Million Threshold Program to Fight Corruption in the Philippines
07/12/2006 MCC Board of Directors Approves Five-Year $547 Million Anti-Poverty Program Targeting Rural Poor inGhana
06/16/2006 The Gambia Suspended from Participation in MCC Compact Program
06/16/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Anti-Corruption Initiative in Ukraine
06/16/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Anti-Corruption Initiative in Philippines
06/09/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Statement on Fiscal Year 2007 House Appropriation
06/07/2006 MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Participates in the 2006 African Growth and Opportunity Forum
05/22/2006 Zambia Receives $22.7 Million Millennium Challenge Corporation Grant to Tackle Corruption
05/17/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation and Tanzania Announce $11 Million Threshold Program to Combat Corruption
05/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Threshold Program to Fight Corruption in Paraguay
04/26/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Danilovich Announces Additions to Senior Management Team
04/18/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation’s Board of Directors Approves Zambia’s Threshold Program to CombatCorruption
04/03/2006 Albania Signs Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Program to Tackle Corruption
03/29/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations
03/26/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Five Year, $235 Million Compact with Armenia
03/22/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Compact with Vanuatu
02/22/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Compact with Benin
02/15/2006 MCC CEO Danilovich Announces New Addition to Management Team
02/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporations Board of Directors Approves Albania’s Threshold Program to TackleCorruption
02/08/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporations Board of Directors Approves Paraguay’s Threshold Program to Combat
02/06/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Statement on FY 2007 Budget Request
02/01/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board Approves Threshold Program to Combat Corruption in Tanzania
01/30/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Compact with Benin
01/24/2006 MCC Releases Revised Environmental Guidelines
01/23/2006 MCC Responds to Armenia’s President and Foreign Minister
01/03/2006 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Vanuatu Compact
2005 Press Releases
Date Title
12/19/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Armenia Compact but Expresses Concern Regarding Irregularities in the November Referendum
11/18/2005 Statement from MCC CEO Paul Applegarth on Secretary Powell’s Departure from the State Department
11/16/2005 Ambassador Danilovich Streamlines MCC’s Internal Processes by Realigning Departments and Announces Two Senior Staff Additions
11/08/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Names Fiscal Year 2006 Threshold Countries
11/08/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Names Fiscal Year 2006 Eligible Countries
11/07/2005 Ambassador Danilovich Assumes Duties of Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO
10/12/2005 Senate Confirms Danilovich to be the Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO
09/23/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Finalizes Threshold Country Plan with Malawi
09/09/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $6 Million Pre-Compact Grant with Mozambique
09/09/2005 The Millennium Challenge Corporation Releases Fiscal Year 2006 Country Selection Criteria & Methodology Report
08/16/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves $295.3 Million Compact with Georgia
08/11/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $3 Million Pre-Compact Grant with Ghana
08/11/2005 President Bush Announces Intent to Nominate New Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO
08/10/2005 President Bush Announces Intent to Nominate New Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO
08/01/2005 Chair of Millennium Challenge Corporation Board, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Names CharlesO. Sethness to Carry out Temporarily the Duties of Chief Executive Officer
07/28/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Identifies Candidate Countries for Fiscal Year 2006
07/20/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $6.5 Million Compact Development Grant Agreement with the Government of Senegal
07/14/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $175 Million Compact with Nicaragua
07/08/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves First Threshold Program
07/04/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs Over $110 Million Compact with Cape Verde
06/29/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) CEO Paul Applegarth Comments on Senate Subcommittee Action
06/27/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Seeks Ideas for Natural Resources Management Indicator
06/16/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Paul Applegarth Comments on House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations Markup
06/15/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Paul Applegarth Announces He Plans To Step Down in Future
06/13/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Signs $215 Million Compact with Honduras
06/13/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Two Compacts
05/20/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Board Approves Compact with Honduras
01/17/2005 Press Release: Statement from MCC CEO Paul Applegarth on Secretary Powells Departure from the State