U.S. President Obama Encourages Foreign Aid Continuity At White House Global Development Summit

Devex: President Obama takes ‘victory lap’ at global development summit
“President Barack Obama — and key members of his foreign policy team — enjoyed what many called a development ‘victory lap’ this week in Washington, D.C. Officials billed Wednesday’s White House Summit on Global Development as one part ‘celebration’ and one part ‘recommitment.’ In the twilight of an administration that launched multiple development initiatives and built on others it inherited, the resounding message to development professionals — ‘just a lot of do-gooders in one room,’ as Obama dubbed them — was keep doing what you’re doing…” (Igoe, 7/22).