For Immediate Release

Office of Press Relations


The below is attributable to Spokesperson Jessica Jennings:‎

Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with Norway’s Minister for International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, to discuss opportunities for collaboration, including the partnership between the United States and Norway on an upcoming event on the margins of the opening of the UN General Assembly. 

On September 18, USAID Administrator Samantha Power, Norwegian Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, and World Economic Forum President Børge Brende will host an event featuring Secretary Janet Yellen, Kenyan President William Ruto, African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina, and DFC CEO Scott Nathan, on financing Africa’s agricultural growth. This event will focus on how donor governments, development finance institutions, African governments, and the private sector can catalyze action to strengthen food value chains through innovative financing for small- and medium-sized agricultural businesses, key drivers of Africa’s economic growth.

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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