Upcoming White House Summit Offers Opportunity For Obama Administration To Set, Advance Global Development Agenda

Center for Global Development’s “Rethinking U.S. Development Policy”: Making the Most of the White House Global Development Summit
Scott Morris, senior fellow at CGD and director of the Rethinking U.S. Development Policy initiative, discusses the upcoming White House Summit on Global Development and highlights the current administration’s potential development legacy. Morris writes, “[T]he mark President Obama leaves on U.S. development policy will depend on locking in a set of practices and reforms that promote sustainable development outcomes, invest in innovations, emphasize partnerships, foster accountability in our efforts and those of our partners, and encourage local ownership” (7/12).