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Saturday, April 30, 2011

President Clinton Announces CGI America, 10 Green Ideas, Combating Climate Change, and more

plus read more about CGI-America

Dr. Gupta talks health care reform with former President Clinton

CNN chief medical correspondent and anchor Dr. Sanjay Gupta spoke with former President Bill Clinton for The Last Heart Attack a documentary airing June 12 at 8 p.m. ET. A highlight from the full interview is after the jump.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Photos of the Clintons Apr 28 President Bill Clinton accepts award Annual Common Sense Media Awards

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 28: President Bill Clinton accepts award from Chelsea Clinton at the 7th Annual Common Sense Media Awards honoring Bill Clinton at Gotham Hall on April 28, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Common Sense Media)

comments tweeted by attendees
Elmo rubs it in that he got a Common Sense Media Award before President Clinton

Secretary of State Clinton: To me, his most impressive service has always been his role as a dad.

Chelsea: even when we weren't consuming media together, my dad always asked me about what I was watching, listening to.

Bill Clinton quotes: looked for a teachable moment out of tough coverage he got in a reelection campaign, I love the idea of a digital driver's license, Just as we worry what kids are exposed to, we should worry that our mistakes are keeping them from learning & knowing, Our children can be trusted to make the right decisions if they KNOW. And that is part of Common Sense

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Unique Mother's Day gifts from the Clinton Museum Store

Last year's exhibit, Read My Pins: The Madeline Albright Collection, was so popular, that we continue to get requests for many of the similar style pins we featured in our store.

Browse some of our newest pins that reflect the symbolic brooches the former Secretary of State often wore when negotiating with her counterparts from other nations.

Beautifully made, the pins make a stylish and unique present for Mom, a friend, or yourself. Pair with Madeleine Albright's book, Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box, for a doubly fascinating and special gift..

These pins are being sold independently by the Clinton Museum Store and all proceeds benefit the William J. Clinton Foundation.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Clinton Global Initiative America in Chicago focus Manufacturing Education,Green buildings Rural development Healthcare workforce

At CGI America, participants will focus on strengthening American industries, unlocking capital for innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing energy efficiency and smart infrastructure, and training the next generation for the workforce. As customary at CGI meetings, each participant will be asked to make a Commitment to Action – a new, specific, and measurable effort to address challenges in the U.S., particularly through job creation and investment.

TO Participate
Participation in CGI America is by invitation only. If you would like to request an invitation, please email

TO Volunteer

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

President Bill Clinton to Speak at Walden University's July Commencement

MINNEAPOLIS, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd president of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at Walden University's commencement on July 30, 2011. Walden plans to confer President Clinton with an honorary doctorate in recognition of his commitment to civic engagement, youth leadership and education
The commencement ceremony will be held July 30 at 1:30 p.m. at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The ceremony and President Clinton's address can be viewed live at All press inquiries should be made to Tamara Chumley at or 1-443-627-7495.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

President Clinton to keynote Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market

World Market Center Las Vegas is rolling out the red carpet for President Bill Clinton, who will be the keynote speaker for the Summer 2011 Las Vegas Market, Aug. 1-5.
Complimentary and exclusively for registered attendees of Las Vegas Market, the private event will take place during Market's opening night, Monday, Aug. 1 at 6:45 p.m. on the World Market Center campus and will be accompanied by a special reception for all attendees. Online registration for Summer Market opens next month and will offer attendees the opportunity to reserve their spot at the keynote event.

Friday, April 22, 2011

FREE Bill Clinton tickets available Monday

UCM’s School of Graduate and Extended Studies announced today its plan to begin ticket distribution for individuals wanting to attend the May 6 Graduate Commencement ceremony featuring a presentation to former president Bill Clinton.

FREE tickets
details here

Bill Clinton, Carlos Slim launch Mexican youth project in Juarez

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim are launching a project using soccer to encourage 900 teenagers and young adults to return to school in a border state ravaged by drug violence.

Renato Flores, spokesman for the Fundacion Carlos

Bill Clinton: Top 10 Green Ideas Submitted by You

Thank you to the more than 1,000 of you who shared your tips for making our world greener. So many of you are recycling, composting, making your homes and offices more energy efficient, and working with your neighborhoods to make a difference. We had a hard time choosing just 10 ideas, and we know there are so many more great ones out there. So even if your tip didn't make the cut, be sure to add it when you share this list with your friends. Together we can all take action to help the planet.

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Video Bill Clinton Welcome to CGI America in Chicago

This June, building on his global leadership through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), President Clinton is responding to challenges in the United States by convening business, government, and civic leaders to focus on economic recovery and job growth. With the unemployment rate near 9 percent, there is an urgent need to re-energize the U.S. economy, create jobs, and better equip workers for new opportunities.

Join today by going online and finding out what you can do to improve our country.

Press Release. Details released on Clinton Global Initiative AMERICA meeting in Chicago this June

This will be the first Clinton event dedicated to economic issues affecting the U.S. It will take place at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers on June 29 and 30.

To participate as an attendee, email

La Quinta could see benefits from tournament's new partnership with Clinton Global Initiative

Thiel said the new partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative will not damage the Hope's ability to fund local charities. In fact, he said, the new sponsorship deal with Humana and additional sponsorship opportunities because of the association with Clinton could see local charity dollars move well past the $1.5 million a year the event has given away for most of the past decade.

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

From Eating Out of the Garbage to a Panel with President ClintonI was in disbelief when I got the email that invited me to speak at the fourth annual

I was in disbelief when I got the email that invited me to speak at the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). There is no way I can share a platform with President Bill Clinton and Sean Penn, I said to myself. This must be spam. How could the former President of the United States share a panel with a Kenyan slum boy?

Bill Clinton eNEWSLETTER

From its bamboo floors to its state-of-the-art "green roof," which grows over 90 types of plants while also reducing the building's energy consumption with 300 solar panels, the Clinton Presidential Center embodies President Clinton's vision for sustainability.

We want to expand this vision to homes and lives around the world and would like your help to encourage everyday actions that we can all do to create a more sustainable future. How do you make a daily difference?

Share your tips with us -- we'll choose 10 ideas and present them this Earth Day.

PHOTOS Former President Clinton speaks at home dedication

Former President Bill Clinton dedicated his boyhood home in Hope on Saturday as part of the National Park Service, and he used the occasion to say that the U.S. is having hard times because people are too focused on money and not enough on each other.

Clinton told about 400 people on a windy and sunny afternoon that growing up without a television led him to focus on people and the stories they told.

"We here of a certain age were raised to see everyone. My grandfather taught me to see people without regard for the color of their skin," Clinton said.

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Governor General of Canada, Bill Clinton, Naomi Tutu to address philanthropic gathering

The Right Honourable David Johnston, who became Canada's 28th Governor General last October and is a well-known champion of community philanthropy, will open the event on Thursday, May 12 at 8:30 a.m. Later that day, attendees will hear from Clinton, whose own Foundation is tackling issues ranging from climate change to HIV/AIDS to childhood obesity.

Monday, April 18, 2011

Bill Clinton Coming to the W Hotel to Kick off The Hult Global Case Challenge: The Hult Global Case Challenge

The Hult Global Case Challenge – a unique competition that fosters business solutions to our world’s most pressing social problems – will kick-off its 2011 Global Final on Thursday, April 28 at 3:00 PM at the W New York Hotel at 541 Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Six teams from universities across the globe will compete head-to-head to develop the most innovative and pragmatic solutions to the global clean water crisis. Today, more than one billion people worldwide do not have access to clean water.

VIDEO President Bill Clinton On School Meals World Food Program

President Bill Clinton emphasized the potential of school meals to help reach universal school enrollment during a recent visit to World Food Program projects in Haiti.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Bill Clinton: Haitians turn to waste to combat Cholera, deforestation

Deprived of air, the bacteria thriving in human excrement eat 85 percent of the refuse while producing methane gas, explained Martin Wartchow, pointing his lighter above a small tube hanging out of the rank. A powerful flame was immediately set ablaze. “The remaining 15%

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Former President Clinton speaks at home dedication

Former President Bill Clinton dedicated his boyhood home in Hope on Saturday as part of the National Park Service, and he used the occasion to say that the U.S. is having hard times because people are too focused on money and not enough on each other. Clinton told about 400 people on a windy and sunny afternoon that growing up without a television led him to focus on people and the stories they told. "We here of a certain age were raised to see everyone. My grandfather taught me to see people without regard for the color of their skin," Clinton said.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Photo Clinton And Sting Honored At Charity Fisherman's Ball Funds raised benefit Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate. President Bill Clinton has kept world attention focused on environmental issues such as climate change, clean water and public health throughout his presidency and in the years since he left office. Through the William J. Clinton Foundation and Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton continues on his mission to strengthen the capacity of people in the United States and throughout the world to meet today’s challenges. Programs such as the Clinton Climate Initiative are applying a business oriented approach to fight climate change and develop sustainable economic growth Read more:

President Clinton to dedicate Clinton birthplace home as a National Historic Site

Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar will join President Bill Clinton, National Park Service Director Jon Jarvis, and Congressman Mike Ross to formally dedicate the new President William Jefferson Clinton Birthplace Home National Historic Site on Saturday, April 16. The ceremony will take place on the grounds of the historic site in Hope, Arkansas.

Former President Bill Clinton, Humana, PGA team for fresh Bob Hope Classic

With the end to its 52 years in the desert looming, the Bob Hope Classic has instead secured its future with a new eight-year sponsorship deal and with former President Bill Clinton playing a large role in the PGA Tour event. In an official announcement expected at 9a.m. today by the PGA Tour, the Hope Classic will confirm the sponsorship arrangement with Kentucky-based health care provider Humana. The Hope event also

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

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New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, center, and Health Commissioner Dr. Thomas Farley, right, listen as former President Bill Clinton speaks during a newsconference announcing air quality findings for the city on Wednesday, April 13, 2011, in New York

President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg Join Forces to Combat Climate Change

Alliance between the Clinton Climate Initiative Cities Program and C40 will expand membership and double the organization’s funding Fourth Annual C40 Mayors Summit to take place in Sao Paulo May 31 – June 2 with President Clinton and Mayor Bloomberg as keynotes New York, NY — Today, President Bill Clinton and New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg announced the expanded alliance between the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) and the Cities Program of the Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI), a program of the William J. Clinton Foundation. Mayor Bloomberg serves as the Chair of the C40. The joining of these two organizations brings significant resources and

VIDEO Bill Clinton at Carnegie Hall Gala with James Taylor Hugh Laurie of House LOVES James Taylor. Now if Bill Clinton could have Taylor at his next event and "lure" in Hugh Laurie to attend the event !!!

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

VIDEO Bill Clinton to hold Clinton Global Initiative America in June

Bill Clinton is having a meeting in Chicago in June . This Clinton Global Initiative meeting will focus on solving problems here in the US. He says you can email his office with ideas. Watch him talk about this meeting

Former U.S. president Bill Clinton is returning to New Brunswick for a speaking engagement on May 11

The format will be the same as the one used in 2008 when Clinton, who presided over the longest period of peace-time economic expansion in American history, charmed a sell-out crowd at the Moncton Coliseum. Tickets will cost $99 and go on sale at noon today at the Aitken Centre box office. They will also be available online at The appearance is sponsored by TD Bank, for whom McKenna serves as deputy chairman. The event will begin with a speech by McKenna at 2:30 p.m., followed by the address by Clinton and the question-and-answer period.

Sting And Bill Clinton Scoop Green Honour

Sting, his wife Trudie Styler, and former U.S. President Bill Clinton are to be honoured for their green campaigning at a special event in New York this week (beg11Apr11). The Police frontman and his wife will join Clinton in receiving a Big Fish Award at the Riverkeeper organisation's annual Fisherman's Ball on Wednesday (13Apr11).

Raila meets Bill Clinton in NY

NEW YORK, Apr 12 - Former US President Bill Clinton has pledged more support for initiatives meant to protect the environment in Kenya. Mr Clinton particularly Read more: Under Creative Commons License: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives

New at the Clinton Museum Store

The current exhibit at the Clinton Presidential Library, The Secret Art of Dr. Seuss, is attracting Cats in Hats, Wily Walloos and Drum-tummied Snumms of all ages. Now you can join the parade too with our large and unique collection of Dr.Suess items on our website. Have fun! Feel free to pass this along to your Green Eggs and Ham-loving friends, too.

Monday, April 11, 2011

Photos Bill Clinton CGI-U San Diego

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Bill Clinton A final word before our deadline

Help us expand our work and transform more lives. Give by midnight tonight and you'll have the chance to spend a day with me in Little Rock this fall. In Rwanda and Malawi, with the support of thousands of individuals like you, we've already been able to: Help farmers improve their harvests by increasing their access to quality inputs, including hundreds of tons of certified maize seed and soy seed. Help 6,500 Rwandan coffee farmers turn a local coffee company into a profitable brand. Launch reforestation projects that will provide income security to smallholder tree farmers while preventing the release of almost 450,000 tons of carbon

Sunday, April 10, 2011

PHOTOS Former President Bill Clinton at a memorial service for former Tennessee Gov. Ned McWherter

Former President Bill Clinton speaks at a memorial service for former Tennessee Gov. Ned McWherter on Saturday, April 9, 2011, in Nashville, Tenn. McWherter,a two-term Democratic governor and longtime House speaker, died Monday, April 4, of cancer at the age of 80

Friday, April 8, 2011

President Clinton Launches National Cholera Education and Awareness Campaign in Haiti

Today in Port-au-Prince, President Clinton announced the launch of a new Clinton Foundation effort in Haiti, the National Cholera Education and Awareness Campaign, "Lavi san Kolera," ("Life Without Cholera"). Building on November’s commitment of $1.5 million for cholera prevention, the new project will use $500,000 of this funding to help foster awareness for both the prevention and treatment of cholera.

PHOTOS Bill Clinton in Haiti Friday

Former U.S. President and UN special envoy to Haiti, Bill Clinton, speaks to Haiti's Prime Minister Jean-Max Bellerive during a Interim Haiti ReconstructionCommission meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, April 8, 2011

In Haiti, Bill Clinton eyes faster reconstruction

- Former US president Bill Clinton met Friday with Haiti president-elect Michel Martelly to discuss ways to accelerate reconstruction of the earthquake-ravaged country. Clinton, co-chairman of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission (IHRC), called on international donors to honor their pledges, preferably by giving

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Bill Clinton to open StFX's Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership: Former U.S. President to provide keynote address at opening ceremony

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is coming to St. Francis Xavier University. President Clinton, and the Hon. Frank McKenna, StFX alumnus and chair of the StFX Board of Governors, will provide the keynote addresses during a ceremony on May 11, 2011, to officially open the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership. The President and Mr. McKenna will be joined by major donors, government representatives, and members of the university community. “This day is all about leadership. So it is fitting to have one of the world’s most effective leaders here to share our vision about enhancing leadership in our society today and for future generations,” said Mr. McKenna.

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

VIDEO Bill Clinton answers your questions part 1

Last month, President Clinton took your questions about his work over the past 10 years. Hear his response to Ron, who asks, "How do we best stimulate additional philanthropy in this country?"

Bill Clinton: Haiti's post-quake reconstruction a "small miracle"

New York - Haiti has achieved a 'small miracle' since the January 2010 earthquake in rebuilding the Caribbean nation, but long- term success depends on the incoming government in Port-au-Prince, former US President Bill Clinton said Wednesday. Clinton, UN special envoy to Haiti, said in an address to the UN Security Council

Deadline extended Win a chance to spend the day with Bill Clinton

Deadline Extended: Donate by midnight April 11, and you’ll be automatically entered to win a day with President Clinton in Little Rock this fall. Help support the Clinton Foundation now

Monday, April 4, 2011

Pres. Rene Preval and UN envoy Bill Clinton will brief Security Council Wednesday on Port-au-Prince reconstruction

Clinton, who is the UN special envoy for Haiti, will report on the international community's efforts to help Haiti rebuild from the devastation of the January 12, 2010 earthquake.

VIDEO Bill Clinton Conference Ends: Donation by Cushman, Qualcomm co-founder

Former president Bill Clinton was in San Diego this weekend, wrapping up the last leg of the Clinton Global Initiative University conference. The conference collective involved students across America and around the world. The San Diego event ended with the San Diego Food Bank, now renamed the Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank to recognize the $1.76 million donation by auto dealer Stephen Cushman and Qualcomm co-founder, Irwin Jacobs. The donation will cover the mortgage of the non-profit group

President Clinton Announces MTV and College Board Collaboration on First-Ever Social Media Tool for Financial Aid

See more news releases in: Social Media, Entertainment, Publishing & Information Services, Television, Education, Joint Ventures, New Products & Services, Not For Profit President Clinton Announces MTV and College Board Collaboration on First-Ever Social Media Tool for Financial Aid 0 0 0 You are already following Personalize your news Follow the latest news about the companies. ADD VIA Hide UNLV Grad is Announced Winner of $100K 'Get Schooled' College Affordability Challenge during the Clinton Global Initiative University SAN DIEGO, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), President Bill Clinton announced that MTV and the College Board — with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation — will develop a first of its kind social media tool to help students find money for college. This represents

UCM names President Bill Clinton recipient of honorary doctorate

WARRENSBURG, Mo – Recognized not only for his service to the nation as 42nd President of the United States but also for his commitment to education and philanthropy, William J. Clinton has been named recipient of the honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters. Although more specific details about the award ceremony will be released at a later date, the honorary degree will be presented by the University of Central Missouri during 2011 graduate commencement exercises Friday, May 6.

Sunday, April 3, 2011

PHOTOS CGI U Service Project!! With Bill Clinton,

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton with student volunteers hands out food at the San Diego Food Bank April 3, 2011. The food will be given to targeted local low-income military and non-military families. The event was part of the Clinton Global Initiative conference being held at the University of California, San Diego,

Watch Clinton Global Initiative webcast

Even though CGI-U is over, you can still watch webcasts of the meeting. I missed the closing speeches Saturday because I was watching my favorite show on Bravo (House marathon from 6 pm -12am. I do not own a DVR). Great thing about technology is I can watch CGI-U later tonight by going here

Bill Clinton's Global Initative Participants Give Back At SD Food Bank

SAN DIEGO -- Former President Bill Clinton told 800 college students on Sunday that a $1.76 million gift to the San Diego Food Bank was a metaphor for how they can change the world with their leadership. "You either think your differences are all that matters or you think our common humanity is more important and you look for ways to lift yourselves up by lifting everybody else up," said Clinton. "That is the core of the idea of service." About 800 college students volunteered

Saturday, April 2, 2011

Send 'GMA' Your Questions for Former President Bill Clinton

This Sunday "Good Morning America" anchor Bianna Golodryga will sit down with former President Bill Clinton, who is visiting San Diego as part of the Fourth Annual Clinton Global Initiative University Meeting, for an exclusive interview which will air on Monday. Do you have a question for the former president? Fill out the form below and then tune into "GMA" Monday morning to see if your question is answered. Submit Your Comments * Denotes Required Field First name* Last name* Phone (ex., 212-555-1212) E-mail Address* Submit Your Question* Sign Up For Our NewslettersGMA Daily Flash Tell a FriendShare:EmailTwitterFacebookDiggBuzzStumbleUponMoreFarkTechnoratiGoogleLiveMy SpaceNewsvineRedditDeliciousMixxYahoo

Clinton Global Initiative University Day2

To see the events of the day and to sign up for livestream of closing remarks by Sean Penn and Bill Clinton go here

Bill Clinton komt naar Nederland

AMSTERDAM – De Amerikaanse oud-president Bill Clinton komt zaterdag 28 mei naar Nederland om te spreken op de Conventie van Achlum. Dat heeft de organisator van dit evenement, verzekeringsmaatschappij Achmea, zaterdag bekendgemaakt.

Friday, April 1, 2011

President Clinton to hold Clinton Global Initiative AMERICA Meeting this June in Chicago

Bill Clinton outlines what and why he wants to have a meeting this June in Chicago. It is to focus on solving America's problems. Urges us to email his office with ideas VIDEO

VIDEO: Bill Clinton to host "Clinton Global Initiative University" forum at UCSD

SAN DIEGO -- Former President Bill Clinton will open the fourth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) tonight at University of California, San Diego (UCSD). CGIU challenges college students to address global issues with practical, innovative solutions by learning how to solve problems by building relationships, creating action plans, participating in hands-on workshops, and following up with CGI U as they complete their projects. Previous CGIU meetings have taken place at Tulane University, the University of Texas at Austin, and the University of Miami. More than 2,500 students from 575 schools in 99 countries and all 50 states have participated in the program. At this weekend's forum, Clinton plans to announce innovative student projects that will improve health care in Africa

Bill Clinton hopes to spur students into action at UCSD

Former President Bill Clinton said Thursday he wants to help “create a younger generation of sustained givers” who take action to improve lives around the world. This weekend he will join about 1,000 students from universities in all 50 states and 90 countries at the University of California San Diego for the Clinton Global Initiative University conference. “We’re having young people from China, Thailand, Dubai, Afghanistan, Mexico, Uganda, Ghana, a lot of different countries,” Clinton said in a telephone interview Thursday. “They will be talking about education, health, energy and the environment. And they’re also going ... to address a lot of the bullying issues, the gay-bashing that’s been going on.”

April Programs at the Clinton Center

In April, the Clinton Center celebrates its 2 millionth visitor, hosts Arkansas’ largest Easter egg hunt, chronicles the life and work of Dr. Seuss and displays two original prints of the Declaration of Independence. With a full spring schedule in swing, the Center is also preparing for a fun-filled summer that includes a tribute to the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. See a full listing of upcoming events on our website

Bill Clinton: American Education Is in a ‘Disastrous’ Situation–and We Need More Immigrants

President Bill Clinton said today that the drop in the standing of American education among leading world nations was “disastrous,”He spoke in a conference call with several reporters on the eve of his Clinton Global Initiative University this weekend in San Diego, where 1,100 students from 300 schools around the world and in every state will gather