Celebrating Successes and Innovations Towards the Millennium Development Goals; the Elders To Join

For Immediate Release

Thursday, September 15, 2011
USAID Press Office
202-712-4320

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development, and Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development, will host a special event to showcase progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals. MDG Countdown 2011: Celebrating Successes and Innovations will feature innovators from across the development community who will share their experiences of transformative programs and policies.

What:

MDG Countdown 2011: Celebrating Successes and Innovations

Who:

Andrew Mitchell, UK Secretary of State for International Development
Dr. Rajiv Shah, Administrator, U.S. Agency for International Development
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Chair of The Elders
Mary Robinson, The Elders
Michelle Bachelet, Executive Director of UN Women
Femi Oke, New York Public Radio (moderator)

When:

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
4:00pm - 5:45pm

Where:

Millennium UN Plaza Hotel, Diplomat Ballroom
One United Nations Plaza
E. 44th Street (between 1st and 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10017

Members of the news media are encouraged to RSVP to: USAID Press Office, Nicole Schiegg: 202-712-4320 or USAIDPressOfficers@usaid.gov

DFID, Ed Hawkesworth: +44 20 7023 0600 or e-hawkesworth@dfid.gov.uk

Last updated: April 16, 2014

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