SERVICE: Organizational Development
SECTOR: Capacity Building, Democracy & Governance, Gender
PROJECT LENGTH: April 2015 – April 2023
USAID’s objective in governance is to improve the relationship between civilians and state actors by directly linking those who are governed with those who are democratically elected to govern. USAID also works to support the rule of law by promoting legal and regulatory frameworks that improve order and security, legitimacy, checks and balances, and equal application and enforcement of the law. In both areas, USAID provides technical leadership through research, training, and dissemination of best practices.
The Government Support Program (GSP) in Turkmenistan is a cooperative agreement led by QED Group and funded by USAID which aims to strengthen accountability, effectiveness and transparency of governance in Turkmenistan. The activity is focused on three main areas of governance:
Illustrative activities under GSP
In April 2019, USAID extended the cooperative agreement with QED Group to April 2023. GSP is a follow-on to the USAID Turkmenistan Governance Strengthening Project, which QED implemented from September 2010 through March 2015.