Trump's 'America first' budget slashes foreign aid, multilateral funding

Devex, Mar 16, 2017
by Sophie Edwards

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposes 28 percent cuts to the United States Agency for International Development and the State Department and recommends slashing funding to the United Nations.

The draft budget, which was released Thursday morning, reveals plans to stop U.S. funding for U.N. climate change deals, but will preserve support for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief and meet commitments made to the Global Fund for AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance. Please click here to continue reading this article.