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2008 Clinton Global Initiative -- Day Three (Webcast schedule)

September 26, 2008

Cgiimage006Here's the schedule for the third and final day of this year's meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative. For live webcasts of the sessions, click here or here. (Note: Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus and Council on Foundations president Steve Gunderson will be on stage for the opening plenary.) Back with more in a bit....

9:00 A.M. Plenary Session: The Global Impact of Rural Innovation

  • Jacques Aigrain, CEO and Member of the Executive Committee, Swiss Re
  • Steve Gunderson, President/CEO, Council on Foundations
  • Wangari Muta Maathai, Founder, Green Belt Movement Kenya
  • Elsie Meeks, President/CEO, First Nations Oweesta Corporation
  • Rick Warren, Pastor, Saddleback Church
  • Muhammad Yunus, Founder and Managing Director, Grameen Bank

10:15 A.M. Press Conference: Global Health

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Working Sessions: Four Simultaneous Breakout Sessions

Education: Education and the Struggle for Peace and Stability

  • Wyclef Jean, Founder/Chair, Yle Haiti
  • Zainab Salbi, President/CEO, Women for Women International
  • George Stephanopoulos, Chief Washington Correspondent, ABC News
  • Christiana A.M. Thorpe, Chief Electoral Commissioner and Chairperson, National Electoral Commission

Energy and Climate: Local Leadership

  • Betrand Delano, Mayor, City of Paris
  • Jos Mara Figueres Olsen, Former President of the Republic of Costa Rica; Concordia 21, Grupo Felipe IV
  • Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Chairman, Waterkeeper Alliance; Senior Attorney, NRDC
  • Xiaoyi (Sheri) Liao, President, Global Village of Beijing
  • Bill White, Mayor, City of Houston

Global Health: Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation

  • Tralance Addy, President and CEO, WaterHealth International
  • Antonio Guterres, Former Prime Minister, Portuguese Republic; High Commissioner, United Nations Human Rights Commission
  • Jon Lane, Executive Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
  • Maria Mutagamba, Minister of State and Environment, Uganda
  • Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam Trust

Poverty Alleviation: Information and Poverty

  • Holly Ladd, Vice President and Center Director, AED-SATELLIFE Center for Health Information and Technology
  • Mary Ellen Iskenderian, President and CEO, Women's World Banking
  • Brian Richardson, Chief Executive Officer, WIZZIT
  • Sonal Shah, Program Director, Google.org

12:00 P.M. Special Session: Poverty Alleviation in Unique Environments

  • Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Helene Gayle, President & CEO, CARE USA
  • Ernest Bai Koroma, President, Republic of Sierra Leone
  • Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary General, ASEAN

1:30 P.M. Closing Plenary Session

  • Former President Bill Clinton, Founder, William J. Clinton Foundation

-- Mitch Nauffts

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The CGI Meeting has been fantastic. One of my clients, AmeriCares - a nonprofit international disaster relief organization - announced yesterday at CGI its commitment to promote the health and safety of health care workers in Tanzania. AmeriCares is launching a $3.6 million program to help health care workers protect themselves while they care for patients. Should be a great initiative.

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