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President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Announce 695 New Commitments

March 23, 2014

President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton concluded the seventh annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), with a conversation with Jimmy Kimmel, Host and Executive Producer, “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” The meeting was dedicated to empowering the next generation of leaders to solve the world’s most pressing global challenges. More than 1,000 students, from nearly 300 colleges and universities, all 50 states, and more than 80 countries came together at Arizona State University and made 695 Commitments to Action: specific, measurable plans to address pressing challenges facing campuses and communities around the world.
 

16 Student Teams Advance to Compete in the Clinton Global Initiative University 2014 Commitments Challenge

March 14, 2014

Arizona State University, Cornell University, Fashion Institute of Technology, Georgia Regents University, Kirkwood Community College, Mount Holyoke College, Mount Hood Community College, New College of Florida, Northcentral Technical College, Purdue University, Stanford University, St. Cloud State University, University of Central Florida , University of Texas, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Washington University in St. Louis among schools competing
Competing student teams have already raised more than $14,000 through CrowdRise to put their ideas into action; Final four student teams to receive $1,250 in funding, and winner to receive $5,000
 

President Bill Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton to Bring Together More Than 1,000 College Student Leaders for 2014 Meeting of CGI University, March 21-23 at Arizona State University

March 11, 2014

Featured participants include U.S. Senator John McCain, Bill Drayton, Gabrielle Giffords, Mark Kelly, Jimmy Kimmel, Cindy Hensley McCain, Reeta Roy, María Elena Salinas, Jimmy Wales, and Lauryn Williams; students to take action on some of Generation Y’s biggest social, economic, and environmental concerns

Chelsea Clinton to mobilize students for Day of Action March 23 with PHX Renews in downtown Phoenix
 

International Leaders Close CGI Latin America Meeting with a Focus on Fortifying the Region’s Progress

December 17, 2013

CGI Latin America attendees announced 27 Commitments to Action valued at more than $222 million, which aim to positively impact the lives of more than 500,000 people
 

Chelsea Clinton Leads ‘Day of Action’ Ahead of CGI Latin America Revitalizing Community Day Care Center in Rio de Janeiro

December 09, 2013

First Day of Action outside of the United States led by the Clinton Foundation with Grupo ABC, Luciano Huck, Pampers, and Student Volunteers from Laureate University and Centro Universitario IBMR
 

President Clinton to Convene International Leaders from Business, Government and Philanthropy at Clinton Global Initiative Latin America Meeting

November 19, 2013

Otavio Marques de Azevedo, President, Andrade Gutierrez; Alessandro Carlucci, Chief Executive Officer, Natura; Sérgio Cabral Filho, Governor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Jorge Gerdau Johannpeter, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Gerdau; Luis Alberto Moreno, President, Inter-American Development Bank; Alejandro García Padilla, Governor, Puerto Rico; Eduardo Paes, Mayor, Rio de Janeiro; and Mark Parker, President & CEO, NIKE, Inc. are among leaders who will convene Dec. 8-10 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to focus on carrying the region’s social and economic progress into the future.

CGI members worldwide have already made more than 250 commitments specifically designed to improve lives in Brazil and across Latin America.
 

President Clinton, Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Emphasize Optimism and Action on Closing Day of 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 26, 2013

At ninth CGI Annual Meeting, members made over 160 new Commitments to Action, expected to impact nearly 22.2 million people and valued at more than $10.8 billion. To date, nearly 2,500 commitments have been made, improving the lives of over 430 million people in more than 180 countries. When fully funded and implemented, these commitments will be valued at $87.9 billion.

CGI University 2014 to be hosted by Arizona State University March 21-23, 2014
 

President Clinton, Former Secretary Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton Unveil New Commitments to Action on Second Day of 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

September 25, 2013

Commitments announced today focus on women’s empowerment, mobilizing youth, conserving natural resources, and building resilient cities
 

President Clinton Announces Recipients of 7th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards

September 25, 2013

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Vice President Joe Biden, and Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton among those set to honor newly revealed recipients of 2013 Clinton Global Citizen Awards; 2013 honorees include New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, 16-year-old girls’ education activist Malala Yousafzai, social entrepreneur Bunker Roy, and South Sudanese bishop Elias Taban

Awards to feature appearances and performances by Elvis Costello, Fatoumata Diawara, Randy Jackson, and The Roots
 

President Clinton Opened 2013 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting Emphasizing “Mobilizing for Impact”

September 24, 2013

Commitments announced today will address improving nutrition, combating cholera, ending child marriage and providing safe drinking water
 

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