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.
Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
Steven Radelet testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee at a hearing titled “Millennium Challenge Account: A New Way To Aid” on March 4, 2003.
From Radelet’s Testimony: