Video On Demand

Rethinking Government Capacity: Leveraging the Private Sector

October 14, 2014 • 1:30 – 3:00 pm EDT

Please join us for the launch of the CSIS Global Sustainability Series investigating the role of the private sector in engaging with the U.S. government, host governments, and NGOs to help address some of the world’s most complex global sustainable development issues. CSIS will host four public events as part of this one-year series. At this inaugural session, discussion will center on innovative ways of building government capacity in African governments, focusing on how private sector actors, governments, and multilateral institutions can support effective planning and management of infrastructure development to promote sustained, inclusive development and economic transformation.

with opening remarks by

Ambassador Mark Green
President, International Republican Institute
Former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania

and a panel discussion featuring

Walker Kimball
Senior Vice President, Bechtel Corporation

Kamran Khan
Vice President of the Department of Compact Operations, Millenium Challenge Corporation

Maureen Harrington
Director and Head, International Development Group, Standard Bank

Laurence Carter
Senior Director, Public-Private Partnerships, World Bank 

Ambassador Michael Moussa-Adamo
Ambassador of Gabon to the United States

This series is made possible with support from the Bechtel Corporation.


Please RSVP to africa@csis.org or click here to register for the event