White House Summit On Global Development To Reflect Upon, Help Catalyze Progress To End AIDS, Hunger, Extreme Poverty
U.S. Department of State’s “DipNote”: The White House Summit on Global Development: Reflecting on Real Progress
Tonya Somanader, director of digital rapid response for the Office of Digital Strategy at the White House, writes, “Since the very beginning of the administration, President Obama has defined development as an investment in the future for shared progress and prosperity. And through initiatives like Feed the Future and Power Africa, we — a host of U.S. government agencies — have catalyzed change. We are at the edge of history — and have a big opportunity to be the generation that ends HIV/AIDS, global hunger, and extreme poverty. And we cannot — and have not — made this progress alone. … To recognize this progress and ensure it continues, on July 20, 2016, President Obama will host the White House Summit on Global Development…” (7/14).