Bipartisan Support, Partnerships Will Help Advance U.S. Global Development Efforts

Huffington Post: Development Is a National Security Priority
Susan Rice, U.S. national security adviser

“…Over the past six years, the United States has rallied the international community to promote food security and global health. We’ve made smarter use of our foreign-assistance money to catalyze investment from our partner governments around the world and from the private sector. And we’ve led the way in prioritizing the connection between secure and peaceful communities and growing our shared prosperity. That commitment will be reflected this weekend when leaders from around the world gather at the United Nations to adopt … the U.N. 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. … I’m proud that in the United States, there’s a growing bipartisan consensus about the importance of development — both in Congress and among the American people, our NGOs, corporations, and faith-based organizations. We rely on this partnership and support to continue advancing our development work around the world…” (9/23).