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    Education in Conflict Zones

    Abraham Awolich, one of Sudan’s “Lost Boys” spoke at an education summit held by the U.S. Agency for International Development. He was displaced from his village in…

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    Rajiv Shah at Global Education Summit

    USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah spoke about challenges ahead for achieving Universal Primary Education, one of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals and the focus of USAID’s…

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    Gene Sperling at Global Education Summit

    Gene Sperling talked about the challenges involved with providing education services for children in conflict zones, including the lack of education for girls in Afghanistan. He also…

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    Gene Sperling on Lack of Education for Girls in Afghanistan

    Gene Sperling talked about the lack of education for girls in Afghanistan. This was a brief portion of his remarks during a plenary session of the United States Agency for International…

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    Carol Bellamy on Education in Conflict Zones

    Carol Bellamy, former executive director of UNICEF, talked about education in conflict zones. This was a brief portion of her remarks during a plenary session of the United States Agency for…

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    Secretary Arne Duncan on Global Education

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan spoke at a spoke at a U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) summit on global educations. He talked about the importance of K-12 education in…

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    Foreign Assistance and International Development

    Panelists spoke about foreign aid and assistance programs, focusing on development and relief work in Afghanistan, Haiti, Somalia, and Yemen.

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    Women Leaders on Foreign Assistance and Development

    Current and former presidents spoke about their experiences as women leaders. Among the topics they addressed were leadership challenges in developing nations, foreign aid and…

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    Frontiers in Development Forum

    Outgoing Republican Senator Dick Lugar spoke about foreign aid and assistance programs and said that he was concerned that U.S. foreign aid money was increasingly going to climate change…

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    Secretary Clinton Speech to USAID Employees

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke to employees of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) employees and staff. She addressed some of the agency’s future…

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    International Women's Day

    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) held a ceremony in honor of International Women’s Day in the Atrium Hall of the Ronald Reagan Building.

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    Vaccine Trial

    Following a brief video, USAID officials announced the findings of a major vaccine trial in Gambia. The trial of large numbers of children in a typically rural African setting showed…

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    Aid to West Africa

    Participants talked to reporters about a proposed public-private partnership to provide aid to West Africa. The project would provide water and sanitary facilities to people in three…

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    Mother-to-Child HIV Transmission

    Representatives of USAID and the Elizabeth Glaser Foundation talked with reporters about efforts to prevent the mother-to-child transmission of HIV and about developments that came out of…

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    Reconstruction of Central America

    Mr. Atwood described the devastation in Central America caused by hurricane Mitch and then described the efforts being taken to provide relief. Mrs. Gore then praised the…

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    Tidewater Meeting 30th Anniversary Luncheon

    Mr. Talbott and Mr. Wolfensohn spoke about the 1968 event in which the world’s official development met to discuss issues and challenges in development cooperation.

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    Tidewater Meeting 30th Anniversary

    Mr. Atwood and conference members talked about international development in health, literacy, and life expectancy.

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    Youth and AIDS

    Panelists discussed the impact of AIDS on youth around the world. The United Nations is beginning a new program to get young people more involved in the efforts against the disease.

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    Non-Governmental Women's Conference

    Participants talked to reporters about the upcoming non-governmental conference on women and AIDS that will happen concurrently with the 4th United Nations Conference on Women in Beijing,…

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    HIV-AIDS Prevention

    Participants discussed the international dimensions of the AIDS crisis and how the spread of AIDS can be slowed.

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