How can the international community advance development, diplomacy and security in partnership around the world, and especially in conflict-afflicted regions and fragile states?
It’s a tough question that an impressive set of leaders will explore Monday to Wednesday this week at the Frontiers in Development conference in Washington, D.C. The event’s host, the U.S. Agency for International Development, is expected to showcase its ongoing push for innovation in development as well as USAID Forward, its administrative reform effort.
Featured speakers on the first day of the conference include:
Rajiv Shah, administrator, USAID.
Helen Clark, administrator, U.N. Development Program.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, president, Liberia.
Joyce Banda, president, Malawi.
Atifete Jahjaga, president, Kosovo.
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland.
Admiral James Stavridis, Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO.
Nancy Birdsall, president, Center for Global Development.
Mark Schneider, vice president, International Crisis Group.
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