Forum on Global Development

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Location: Willard Intercontinental (1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington D.C. 20004)

When: Thursday, November 10th, 9:30 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Join senior government officials, international experts, and Notre Dame faculty to examine global development challenges and learn how the University is leveraging its strengths to invest in development, build infrastructure, and enhance human dignity in fragile communities worldwide.

RSVP by Nov 9th

• Panel One 9:30-10:45 A.M. Human Development in Africa: How the U.S. government, Catholic Relief Services, and Notre Dame are addressing human development in Africa.

• Panel Two 11:00 A.M.- 12:30 P.M. Development and Health in Haiti: How foundations and Notre Dame’s Haiti Program, Eck Institute, College of Engineering, and Institute for Educational Initiatives are fighting disease and building infrastructure.

Lunch: 12:30 – 2:00 P.M. Speaker: Ambassador Donald Steinberg, USAID Deputy Administrator

• Panel Three 2:00-3:30 P.M. Investing in Development: The importance of business and overseas investment for generating prosperity and raising living standards.
Guest speakers will include Notre Dame faculty, implementing partners, and U.S. government leaders including:

AMBASSADOR TIMOTHY ROEMER
Former U.S. Representative

U.S. SENATOR DICK DURBIN
Assistant Majority Leader

THE HONORABLE SUSAN REICHLE
USAID Assistant to the Administrator, Bureau of Policy, Planning, and Learning

AMBASSADOR VICKI HUDDLESTON
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Africa in the Office of the Secretary of Defense

AMBASSADOR DAVID ROBINSON
Principal Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Population Refuges, and Migration