Monday, August 08, 2011

You Are Invited To Global Washington's Event!

Global Washington, that supports global development sector in Washington state is hosting a special discussion of foreign assistance reform, principles in effectiveness, and the effect of reform on global development work. The event, "Reforming Aid, Transforming the World: A Discussion with Policymakers on US Foreign Assistance Reform" is on Tuesday, August 30, 2011, from 3:30pm to 5:30pm at University of Washington Seattle Campus, Kane Hall, Room 120. You can register for $10 here,

The event will feature:
*U.S. Representative Adam Smith, Co-Chair of The Congressional Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance.
*Gayle Smith, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director at the Security Council for global development, stabilization and humanitarian assistance. (invited)
*Kent R. Hill, Senior Vice President, International Programs, World Vision United States.

Everyone is invited to join this important discussion regarding The Congressional Caucus for Effective Foreign Assistance and The Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, as these projects and directives will likely shape U.S. foreign assistance and the global development industry in the upcoming years since many policymakers believe that foreign assistance is an intregral part of the U.S. budget. You can find more details in their website.

-Nisha Noor