On July 7, CGD chief operating officer and senior fellow Todd Moss testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing titled “An Assessment of US Economic Assistance.” Moss’s remarks emphasized the role development finance in promoting market solutions to pover
On December 8, 2015, CGD President Nancy Birdsall testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing about the Millennium Challenge Corporation: Lessons Learned after a Decade and Outlook for the Future.
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Advancing the US–Africa Trade and Development Agenda: Aligning US Policy Tools to Address Core Competitiveness Constraints
On July 29, 2014, senior fellow and director of CGD’s Rethinking US Development Policy Initiative Ben Leo testified before the House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Trade at a hearing about the future of the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) .
In testimony before a foreign relations Senate subcommittee, Todd Moss spoke about the goals and shortcomings of US foreign assistance and outlined three steps to update it for the post-aid world of the 21st century.
In this speech delivered to the UN General Assembly, Nancy Birdsall argues that in the absence of an activist global political entity to address these issues, global citizens should press their own governments to adopt policies that address these problems, domestically and internationally.
The Right Honourable Tony Blair discusses building strong African leadership in a public address hosted by CGD on December 16, 2010.
What (Not) to Expect of Microfinance in Haiti - Testimony for the House Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade
David Roodman testifies before the House Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade about supporting Haiti's private sector
The Millennium Challenge Account In Africa: Testimony Before the House Committee On Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health
Testimony Before the House Committee On Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health
CGD President Nancy Birdsall testified before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Tuesday, May 17, 2005 on the Commission for Africa report initiated by Tony Blair. She suggested the U.S. should prepare a package of Africa-related initiatives for the UK-hosted G-8 Summit in July covering areas such as peace and security, advance market commitments for vaccines; debt relief, trade, and aid delivery. Sen. Lugar praised the proposal for an advance market commitment for vaccines. "This is an extraordinary idea and I thank you for bringing it to our attention," he said.
Senior Fellow Steve Radelet testified in front of the House International Relations Committee on the Millennium Challenge Account.
U.S. Foreign Assistance After September 11th: Testimony for the House Committee on International Relations
U.S. Foreign Assistance After September 11th Testimony for the House Committee on International Relations, February 26, 2004
Testimony before the House International Relations Committee on The Millennium Challenge Account.