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November 16, 2006

Global
Ending Global Poverty

Watch Muhammad Yunus, founder and managing director of the Grameen Bank and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize, discuss the role of microcredit in fighting poverty.

November 16, 2006

Global
Ending Global Poverty

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Lunch12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Meeting

July 24, 2012

Trade
Morning Brief: Poverty Rate Expected to Reach Highest Level Since 1965

The Associated Press reports that the poverty rate is expected to rise from its 2010 level of 15.1 percent; an increase as small as 0.1 percent would be the highest level since 1965. Joblessness play…

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October 1, 2018

United States
How Does the U.S. Spend Its Foreign Aid?

With President Donald J. Trump advocating for deep cuts to U.S. foreign aid, debate has renewed over the role of foreign assistance funds in boosting growth, promoting democracy, and saving lives.

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March 14, 2006

Global
Global Poverty: A Conversation with Jeffrey D. Sachs

As director of the Earth Institute and Special Advisor to United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan, Jeffrey Sachs is renowned for his work toward solving some of the world’s most difficult economi…

April 1, 2014

Global
World Bank Announces Increased Lending to Support Goal of Ending Extreme Poverty

One year into the World Bank's campaign to eliminate extreme poverty by 2030, Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, joins CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera to discuss the progress that has been mad…

May 22, 2007

Global
Holding World Leaders Accountable to Reducing Global Poverty and Protecting Civilians

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Reception 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Meeting 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception

November 5, 2013

India
"Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries"

Jagdish Bhagwati, CFR's senior fellow for international economics, discusses his new book, Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countr…

May 22, 2007

Global
Arthur C. Helton Memorial Lecture: Holding World Leaders Accountable to Reducing Global Poverty and Protecting Civilians

Watch Jan Egeland, special adviser to the secretary-general of the United Nations, discuss the current state of international humanitarian affairs and how world leaders can be more involved in solvin…

April 28, 2017

Nigeria
International Inaction and Famine in the Lake Chad Basin

Peter Lundberg, United Nations (UN) Deputy Humanitarian Coordinator for Nigeria, stated on April 25 that the aid organizations working in northeast Nigeria will run out of cash by June if pledges mad…

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