- Oct 1, 2015
Please join us for an expert discussion on innovative efforts surrounding procurement reform, with a focus on USTDA's Global Procurement Initiative. While procurement can account for up to 20 percent of GDP in some developing nations, these systems remain weak.
- Sep 30, 2015
The Project on U.S. Leadership in Development presents Careers in Development:
The Future of Epidemic Response: Development's Role in Strengthening Health Systems
Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator, Bureau for Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development
- Sep 22, 2015
By 2050, Sub-Saharan Africa's population is expected to reach 2.5 billion people. Traditional finance models cannot provide growing African economies with the resources they need to effectively mitigate risk in light of new challenges.
- Sep 14, 2015
Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa suffer from a severe shortage of school provision, with more than 20 million children lacking a secondary education, over half of whom are girls. Compared to 65 percent of children in developing countries worldwide, only 30 percent of African children are enrolled in secondary school programs.
- Sep 9, 2015
Mr. Natsios will speak about international development and the key issues that will define U.S. foreign assistance going forward, including democracy and governance, the risk of global pandemics, and food security. He will share first-hand accounts of his experience working with the U.S. Government, religious organizations, and universities.
- Jul 16, 2015
Please join us for a discussion on President Obama's upcoming trip to Kenya and Ethiopia, his third presidential visit to sub-Saharan Africa. The session will begin by laying out the broad themes and objectives of the president's trip and the state of U.S. engagement in Africa.
- Jul 9, 2015
Join us for Careers in Development with Kimberly Flowers. Ms. Flowers will share her extensive experience in strategic communications and international development, highlighting her time working for the U.S. government.
- Jul 7, 2015
Please join us for a discussion on democracy and governance in Nigeria, as Africa's largest country aims to build on the success of its recent elections.