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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    World Population and Demographic Trends

    Dr. Ransome-Kuti discussed world population and demographic trends of the previous decade in the keynote address of the first day of the World Conference on Demographic and Health…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    U.S.-Asian Environmental Partnership

    On Saturday in Singapore, President Bush announced an environmental partnership between the United States and Asian nations. USAID and others held a news conference to discuss details…

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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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    Implementing Population Conference Actions

    Participants examined how the the United States can implement the agreements reached at the United Nations Conference on Population and Development in Cairo in September.

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