The Release of: "Our Shared Opportunity: A Vision for Global Prosperity" Report
March 4, 2013
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2013 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) will launch a new report by the CSIS Executive Council on Development. In their report, "Our Shared Opportunity: A Vision for Global Prosperity," the Council provides a targeted set of recommendations for the U.S. government and private sector, calling for a greater reliance on business, trade, and investment tools to achieve better development outcomes.
Daniel Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and Elizabeth Littlefield, president and CEO of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, will provide keynote addresses along with three expert panels. The full agenda appears below.
Monday, March 4, 2013
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Center for Strategic and International Studies
B1 Conference Center
1800 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006
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1:00PM – 1:15PM Introductory Remarks
1:15PM – 2:15PM Panel 1: “Our Shared Opportunity: A Vision for Global Prosperity”
Thomas A. Daschle
Former U.S. Senate Majority Leader (D-SD)
Chairman, Good360, and former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett-Packard
Henrietta H. Fore
Chairman and CEO, Holsman International, former Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, and CSIS Trustee
Former U.S. Representative (R-MN)
Thomas J. Pritzker
Executive Chairman, Hyatt Hotels Corporation, and CSIS Trustee (moderator)
2:15PM – 2:50PM Keynote Address
President and CEO, Overseas Private Investment Corporation
2:50PM – 3:45PM: Panel 2: “The Future of U.S. Development Engagement: The U.S. Government, Private Sector, and NGOs”
Helene D. Gayle
President and CEO, CARE USA, and CSIS Trustee
Former U.S. Representative (R-WI), and former U.S. Ambassador to Tanzania
Rhonda I. Zygocki
Executive Vice President, Policy and Planning, Chevron Corporation
Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis, and Codirector, Project on U.S. Leadership in Development, CSIS (Moderator)
3:45PM – 4:40PM: Panel 3: “Deepening U.S. Government Engagement with the Private Sector on Development Efforts”
R. Hunter Biden
Chairman, Rosemont Seneca Partners, LLC, and Chairman, World Food Program USA
Chairman, President, and CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors Inc.
Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Hess Corporation
Divisional Vice President, Global Citizenship and Policy, Abbott, and Vice President, Abbott Fund
Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, and Codirector, Project on U.S. Leadership in Development, CSIS (moderator)
4:40PM – 5:00PM: Closing Keynote Address
CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation
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