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Wednesday, March 31, 2010

International Donors' Conference Towards a New Future for Haiti

President Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, joined UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Haitian President René Préval and representatives from more than 120 countries at the UN today for an international donors' conference. The conference aims to fund recovery efforts in Haiti and help the Haitian people build back better.

Clinton Foundation Preserving Forests, Delivering

In this month's newsletter, you can read about some of these efforts -- including reforestation in Malawi and measuring carbon stored in forests -- and get answers to your questions about relief efforts in Haiti.

Thank you, as always, for your continued support.

Monday, March 29, 2010

Hometown Library Honors Marian Wright Edelman -- and Her Passion

The Clinton Foundation's donation of $100,000 helped build a new state-of-the-art public library in Bennettsville, South Carolina. The Marian Wright Edelman Public Library opened last week and houses 22 computers as well as a children's storytime room. The library honors Marian Wright Edelman, President and Founder of ......the Children's Defense Fund, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring a level playing field for all children

President Bill Clinton to be Featured Speaker at WVU Graduation

President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, will address the 2010 graduating class of West Virginia University's largest college, according to a WVU news release.

It will mark the first current or former U.S. president to speak at a WVU commencement, campus officials say.

Clinton will address the graduates of the Eberly College of Arts and Sciences at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, at the WVU Coliseum.

April Programs at the Clinton Center

With two compelling temporary exhibits and a variety of special programs and activities, April is the perfect time to visit the Clinton Center. Whether you are a first-time or frequent guest, the Center’s April schedule offers something for everyone.

See a full listing of upcoming events on our website.

Friday, March 26, 2010

Bill Clinton: 40,000 May Die in Rainy Season

if urgent efforts are not made to relocate those displaced, up to 40,000 may die during the rainy season. Clinton stressed the need for aid organizations to empower the Haitian government, and make efforts to turn Haiti into a self-sufficient nation

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Former Pres. Clinton speaks to trustees at NYU

"I had a fascinating meeting a couple of days ago in Haiti with a Catholic leader, an Evangelical leader [and] an Episcopal leader," former President Bill Clinton told a crowd at Kimmel on Thursday.

Bill Clinton asks aid groups to focus on building Haiti into self-sufficient nation

Former President Bill Clinton is urging the aid groups serving Haiti's devastated communities to help rebuild the country's government and ultimately put themselves out of business by fostering a self-sufficient nation

VIDEO Bill Clinton Interview, The Economist’s Corporate Citizenship 2010

We attended The Economist’s Corporate Citizenship conference last week in New York. Among others, former President Bill Clinton took the time to be interviewed by Matthew Bishop on this important topic.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Former US President Bill Clinton praises crisis response by UN and UNICEF in Haiti

Haiti, 24 March 2010 – During a visit to Haiti yesterday, former US President and UN special envoy Bill Clinton praised the United Nations for its response to the devastating 12 January earthquake, saying now was the time to help the country escape its impoverished past and build a better future.

Mr. Clinton addressed UN staff during his third trip to the

Bill Clinton to speak in Naples in 2011

Bill Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, will headline the Philharmonic Center’s 2011 Speaker Series

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Former Presidents Clinton and Bush in Haiti today

Haiti's earthquake-shattered Presidential Palace seemed a fitting, if not historically poignant, backdrop for former U.S. Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton's first joint visit to Haiti.

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Bill Clinton event in Miami April 16

Come Join Bill Clinton in Miami on April 16 and help his Foundation. Keep checking here for details.
Amy Dugan

Video Bill Clinton

He is glad the healthcare bill passed

Monday, March 22, 2010

Bush, Clinton visit devastated Haitian capital

Former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton toured Haiti's rubble-filled capital Monday to raise aid and investment for a country still reeling from a devastating Jan. 12 earthquake.

It is the first joint visit to the impoverished

Clinton Presidential Center Build My Pins

Bring the kids down to the Clinton Center for "Build My Pins." This activity encourages children of all ages to join local artists to create a decorative pin that sends a message of their very own. This program coincides with the exhibit "Read My Pins: The Madeleine Albright Collection," which includes over 200 pins that Secretary Albright used to creatively convey messages of diplomacy.

This activity is free of charge; however, regular admission fees apply to tour the Library.

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Photos Slideshow of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Clinton

She was presented with the 2010 Leadership Award for her support of the peace process in Northern Ireland at the American Ireland Fund's 18th Annual National Gala in Washington March 16, 2010

President Clinton wants healthier movie theater snacks

Clinton said he would like to see the movie industry follow in the footsteps of the beverage industry, which took voluntary steps to encourage healthier lifestyles. He said:
The Alliance brokered voluntary agreements with the beverage industry that resulted in an 88 percent decrease in beverage calories shipped to America’s schools in just a few years. We are eager to work with the movie theater industry to craft similar agreements to provide healthy concession options in movie theaters.

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush will travel to Haiti next week to meet

Former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush will travel to Haiti next week to meet with government officials and others involved in relief efforts after January's massive earthquake.

The two former presidents will make the trip on behalf of the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund, established to raise money for long-term recovery and rebuilding efforts in the impoverished nation, according to a statement from the fund Thursday.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

VIDEO Bill Clinton Answers Questions About Obesity

about 40 min long

Win a Chance to Spend a Day With Bill Clinton ONE DAY LEFT TO ENTER!

You can submit your name for a chance to spend a day with Bill Clinton. See link for details

President Clinton talks about the iPhone, newspapers, broadband

when asked by VeriSign CEO Mark McLaughlin about his favorite Web sites. In response, he ticked off several political sites, including Politico, The Daily Beast and Huffington Post, as well as a few "right wing ones" to get both sides of the political debate

Asked by VeriSign CEO Mark McLaughlin what his favorite device is, Clinton named the iPhone, "because I can get so much stuff on it." The former president also has a Blackberry

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Bill Clinton talks Internet, health care

In a speech this morning commemorating the 25th anniversary of the first dot com Web site, former President Bill Clinton said he worried America is no longer competitive in the international health-care community.

Compared to other countries our costs are astounding, he said.

"We pay too much and get too little," Clinton said.

VIDEO Bill Clinton talks jobs, energy on the Hill

Bill Clinton Backs Senate Effort on Climate-Change Compromise

Former President Bill Clinton today endorsed efforts led Senator John Kerry, a Massachusetts Democrat, to craft a compromise on climate-change legislation.

Kerry is “trying to give us an energy plan that will create lots of jobs and improve our national security and I basically went there and said I agree with him,” Clinton told reporters after a Capitol luncheon meeting with lawmakers.

Bill Clinton talking on Obesity NOW

newsweek is live tweeting his remarks

President Bill Clinton Voices Hope for Haiti, Calls on Corporations To Lead in Addressing Its Recovery and Other Global Issues

NEW YORK, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton told business and policy leaders at Economist Conferences' Corporate Citizenship event that Haiti has "the best chance in my lifetime to build a modern, functioning nation," but that significant near and long-term challenges remain. The former president called on the corporate community to address these challenges in Haiti and other societal issues by "figuring out where you can make the biggest difference" in applying resources. He further asserted that companies with a global reach have a duty to improve the environment in which they operate.

Friday, March 12, 2010

News: Clinton Foundation Haiti Fund Fact Sheet

Since the creation of the Clinton Foundation Haiti Fund in January, the Fund has raised over $13 million from more than 100,000 individuals for relief, recovery, and reconstruction assistance, and in the month after the disaster has allocated $3 million to a dozen 501(c)3’s on the ground, while also supporting the shipment and delivery of life-saving supplies donated from businesses and other organizations.

The Clinton Foundation Haiti Fund has allocated a total of $3 million to the following organizations on the ground in Haiti:

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Video: Bill Clinton Keeping a Commitment to Our Kids

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a partnership between the Clinton Foundation and the American Heart Association, and the American Beverage Association have delivered on a three-year commitment to remove remove full-calorie soft drinks from schools across the country and replace them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion beverages. President Clinton announces that this joint effort has resulted in 88 percent fewer beverage calories being shipped to schools.

i have also seen the 30 second ad on tv this week talking about the 88% reduction

Former President Bill Clinton Coming to Oklahoma City in April

Former President Bill Clinton is returning to Oklahoma City to accept the Oklahoma National Memorial and Museum's Reflection of Hope Award.

Support the Clinton Foundation and you could spend a day with

And now YOU could spend a day with President Clinton, visiting his office in Harlem and seeing the Clinton Foundation's life-saving work firsthand. Donate to the Clinton Foundation before March 18 and you and a guest will automatically be entered to

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

VIDEO of Global Health Hearing Bill Clinton & Bill Gates

hearing earlier today. this video is 2 hours long and great info for those who are into worldwide infections and prevention

80% of ppl who die of H20 borne disease are under 5

transcript of remarks

Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Appoints Board of Directors and CEO

The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF), established by Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to raise money for Haiti relief and recovery efforts after the January earthquake, has appointed a Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer to manage the Fund’s operations.

The six-person board will provide policy guidance and oversee the Fund’s .....

Bill Clinton & Bill Gates testify on global health LIVE

CNN live feed

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The Clinton Giustra Sustainable Growth Initiative is providing resources for 50,000 cataract surgeries in Peru

Currently, CGSGI is focusing on alleviating the burden of cataracts in underserved populations in Peru. While cataracts are generally associated with aging, they also can be caused by pollutants in unsafe drinking water and by a diet lacking in Vitamins A, C, and E – realities faced by millions of impoverished people around the globe. Today, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in the developing world. Cataracts are highly treatable, though

Clinton Foundation International Women's Day
videos and photos of women's stories

Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) members continue to make commitments that are empowering girls and women around the world

Around the world, girls and women continue to suffer from a lack of economic opportunity, inadequate health care and education, early marriage, sexual violence, and discrimination. The good news is that empowering girls and women yields undeniable returns — for everyone in the community. Closing the gender gap in education adds half a percent to a country's per capita gross national product

Bill Clinton to pinch hit for Obama at Gridiron Club dinner

Former President Bill Clinton will pinch hit for President Obama at the March 20 Gridiron Club and Foundation spring dinner.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Clinton Foundation Beverage Industry Delivers on Commitment to Remove Regular Soft Drinks in Schools, Driving 88% Decline in Calories

Final Progress Report on agreement with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation shows beverage landscape in schools dramatically changed lower-calorie or smaller-portion beverages now prevalent.

New York – America’s leading beverage companies have delivered on a three-year commitment with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, to remove full-calorie soft drinks from schools across the country and replace them with lower-calorie, smaller-portion beverages. As a result of the landmark agreement there has been an 88 percent reduction in calories from beverages shipped to schools since 2004.

CGI News: Responding to Haiti

When the earthquake struck Haiti, many CGI members were well positioned to help. Partners in Health immediately started providing medical care; OneXOne organized airlifts of aid; Inveneo and NetHope worked to set up communications equipment; and dozens of others mobilized relief efforts. Where do we go from here? We spoke with Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford about how to turn relief efforts into real reconstruction. In light of the recent earthquakes in Chile and Taiwan, his insights are more important than ever. Also, read about how other CGI members have responded to the Haitian earthquake's devastation.

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Bill Clinton's Green Jobs Plan

Former President Bill Clinton told a collection of green business executives at a lunchtime speech today that in order to get some momentum behind changing the nation's energy portfolio, business leaders need to prove to elected officials and voters that going green will create jobs and improve the economy. "Defend the science, but argue the economics," he said. "It's up to you to prove the economics."

Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Ex-president Clinton to speak at Windsor expo

Clinton will be the keynote speaker at 7:30 p.m. April 15, speaking on the challenges of globalization. Tickets for the event range from $68 to $1,500, which will include VIP reception with Clinton.

For more information on the event or to buy tickets, go to

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Bill Clinton to attend MASSIVEGOOD

Book a flight, save a life. That’s the goal of MASSIVEGOOD, a new fund-raising initiative that allows travelers to make “micro-contributions” to global health causes when booking a plane, hotel or car

Clinton: Haiti needs tents, toilets before rains

Haiti—Bill Clinton says the needs of many Haiti earthquake survivors are not being met.

Bill Clinton to be Yale's Class Day speaker

Yale’s Class Day on May 23 is expected to be more of the same when former President Bill Clinton returns to the city as the class of 2010’s choice for speaker.

Monday, March 1, 2010

After Surgery, President Bill Clinton Calls for Better Child Nutrition

Here at the Food Bank, we work to improve child nutrition because we know kids’ food choices can have lifelong health effects. Last week, at a press conference in Harlem, former President Bill Clinton said he learned that lesson the hard way

March Programs at the Clinton Center

The Clinton Center opens its newest temporary exhibit on March 1: "Leadership in a Time of Crisis: President Clinton and the Oklahoma City Bombing," which commemorates the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City Bombing. The exhibit joins our other highly acclaimed temporary exhibit "Read My Pins: the Madeleine Albright Collection."

See a full listing of upcoming events on our website.