Aid Effectiveness and the U.S. Foreign Assistance Agenda, Featuring Congressman Ted Poe

  • Thursday, Mar 13, 2014
  • Keynote Remarks:

    The Honorable Ted Poe (R-TX)
    U.S. Congressman, Texas' 2nd Congressional District

    Panel Discussion:

    Sheila Herrling
    Vice President, Department of Policy and Evaluation, Millennium Challenge Corporation

    Amb. John Simon
    Founding Partner, Total Impact Advisors and Former U.S. Ambassador to the African Union

    J. Edward Fox
    Principal, Fox & Associates and Former Assistant Administrator for Legislative and Public Affairs, U.S. Agency for International Development

    Porter DeLaney
    Founding Partner, Kyle House Group

    Gregory Adams
    Director of Aid Effectiveness, OXFAM America

    Moderated by:

    Daniel F. Runde
    Director, Project on Prosperity and Development, CSIS

    Thursday, March 13, 2014
    4:00PM to 5:30PM

    9th Floor Board Room
    1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20036

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    In an era of austerity and shrinking foreign aid budgets, it has become increasingly important for traditional donors such as the United States to leverage limited resources while implementing an effective foreign assistance agenda. In this context, aid effectiveness, transparency, and accountability remain central parts of the international development conversation through the "Busan Process" and discussions around the Millennium Development Goals. Join us for a conversation with Congressman Ted Poe, one of the key authors of the 2013 Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act. A panel of experts will also discuss ways to strengthen aid effectiveness in the context of U.S. development policy.

     

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