For Immediate Release

Office of Press Relations

Media Advisory

On Wednesday, September 20, Secretary of State Antony Blinken and USAID Administrator Samantha Power, in partnership with the Ford Foundation and the Rockefeller Foundation, will host a convening on“Democracy Delivers” on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

Secretary Blinken and Administrator Power will welcome heads of state and delegation leaders including from Armenia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Malawi, Maldives, Moldova, Nepal, and Tanzania, alongside U.S. International Development Finance Corporation CEO Scott Nathan and leaders from philanthropic and private sector organizations. The event will galvanize action around ambitious political and economic reforms to deliver meaningful gains for people in countries around the world committed to strengthening their democracies.

WHEN: Wednesday, September 20 at 9:00 a.m. 

MEDIA RSVP: There are limited media spaces available. To apply for a credential for the event, please register here by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 15. 

WATCH: This event will be livestreamed on

USAID at UNGA 2023


The 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 78) opened in New York on September 5, 2023, with High-Level activities scheduled for the week of September 18-22

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