THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
PRESIDENT CLINTON NAMES CARLOS PASCUAL AS ASSISTANT ADMINISTRATOR FOR EUROPE AND THE NEW INDEPENDENT STATES AT THE U.S. AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT
The President today announced his intent to nominate Carlos Pascual to be the Assistant Administrator for Europe and the New Independent States at the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Mr. Carlos Pascual, of the District of Columbia, joined the National Security Council in June 1995, as Director for Russian, Ukrainian and Eurasian Affairs. Mr. Pascual is responsible for coordinating economic policy affecting the countries of the former Soviet Union, as well as managing the country portfolios for Ukraine and Belarus. Prior to joining the NSC, Mr. Pascual was the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Europe and the New Independent States at the Agency for International Development in Moldova. He joined USAID in 1983, as a Project Development Officer. He has served in Sudan, South Africa and Mozambique.
Mr. Pascual received his B.A. from Stanford University and an M.A. from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
The Assistant Administrator for Europe and the New Independent States (ENI) at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is responsible for the implementation of USAID's bilateral foreign assistance program in Europe and the New Independent States. The incumbent oversees the formulation and implementation of the economic assistance programs and projects for the region, allocates resources among the ENI offices, presents the bureau's program and budget to Congress, and administers a budget of $1.1 billion and a direct hire staff of approximately 250.