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President Clinton Announces Program for the Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting

March 08, 2012

Madeleine Albright, Biz Stone, and Usher among the newly announced featured speakers
 

President Clinton Announces the Fifth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

January 19, 2012

Jon Stewart to join President Clinton for CGI U 2012 in Washington, D.C.
 

President Clinton Joins President Obama to Announce New Progress to the Better Buildings Challenge, Including 11 Commitments Made by Clinton Global Initiative Members

December 02, 2011

President Clinton joined President Obama today to announce significant new progress to the Better Buildings Challenge and a new $4 billion investment from the public and private sectors dedicated to energy efficient building upgrades over the next two years.
 

President Bill Clinton Concludes the Seventh Annual Meeting; Conversation between Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Chelsea Clinton Closed a Day Dedicated to Empowering Girls and Women

September 22, 2011

The final day of the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative began with an emphasis on scaling what works for girls and women with a panel of experts, including Paul Kagame, president of the Republic of Rwanda; Michelle Bachelet, former president of the Republic of Chile; Muhammad Yunus, chairman, Yunus Centre; and Karim Khoja, chairman and CEO, Roshan.
 

President Clinton to Honor Recipients of the Fifth Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards

September 22, 2011

Tonight, President Bill Clinton will recognize the recipients of the fifth annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards, which honor individuals who have made an outstanding impact in philanthropy, government, civil society, and the corporate sector at a ceremony in New York hosted by Tony Award® Winner Sarah Jones.
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: ONE, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, DSM, Proctor & Gamble, Save the Children, and International Medical Corp Respond to Severe Crisis in the Horn of Africa

September 22, 2011

Today, Michael Elliot, president and CEO, ONE; Marc Van Ameringen, executive director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition; Stephan Tanda, chairman, DSM Nutrition; Nancy Aossey, president and CEO, International Medical Corps; Robert McDonald, CEO and president, Procter & Gamble; and Carolyn Miles, CEO, Save the Children, will join together for a press conference at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative to discuss their commitments to respond to the severe food and humanitarian crisis facing several countries in the Horn of Africa.
 

President Barack Obama, Aung San Suu Kyi, and Archbishop Desmond M. Tutu Joined President Clinton for Second Day of the 2011 Annual Meeting

September 21, 2011

Today, President Bill Clinton welcomed Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize laureate, peacebuilder, and general secretary of the National League for Democracy via satellite and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, chairman of the Elders in a first-time conversation between the two visionary leaders.
 

President Bill Clinton Opens the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting with a Focus on Generating Jobs for the 21st Century, Sustainable Consumption for our Planet, “What Works” for Girls and Women, and Progress of Member Commitments

September 20, 2011

President Bill Clinton opened the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) with a session on climate change, convened by President Felipe Calderón of Mexico and President Jacob Zuma of South Africa.
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: President Clinton to Host Clinton Global Initiative Reception at Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York on Wednesday, September 21

September 20, 2011

President Bill Clinton will host Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) members, including heads of state, high profile business executives, leaders of nongovernmental organizations, and socially-active celebrities, for a reception at the 2011 Annual Meeting of CGI at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) on Wednesday, September 21, 2011.
 

MEDIA ADVISORY: Desmond Tutu and Mary Robinson of the Elders join the Ford Foundation and NoVo Foundation to Announce Initiative to End Child Marriage at the Clinton Global Initiative

September 19, 2011

Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa will join former Irish President, Mary Robinson; Luis A. Ubiñas, president of the Ford Foundation; and Jennifer Buffett, president and co-chair of the NoVo Foundation to announce an important new initiative to end child marriage and protect the rights of girls at a press conference during the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).
 

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