Mr. Gustavo Zanabria is a graduate student in the department of Public Administration and International Affairs. He will be on campus in Syracuse during the fall semester of 2014.
It was a great experience to complete a twelve-week internship at Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Santiago, Chile. This international organization is one of five regional commissions of the United Nations. It was founded with the purpose of contributing to the economic development of Latin America. The commission coordinates actions directed towards this objective, including promoting the region´s social development and reinforcing economic ties among other nations of the world. Continue reading Gustavo Zanabria – United Nations Economic Council on Latin America and the Caribbean→
I spent two months working for the Voice of America in Washington D.C. The VOA is the official external broadcast institution of the U.S. government and works under the umbrella of the Broadcasting Board of Governors.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is the U.S. Government’s primary agency for international development and humanitarian assistance. Given the breadth of its programming, the agency and its workers will often use short-hand notation to describe the offices in which they work and the programs that are carried out within.
In this edition of acronym salad, we will discuss two primary acronyms of use to potential development workers, IQC (Indefinite Quantity Contracts) and PVO (Private Voluntary Organizations)