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Friday, March 30, 2012

Connect with Clinton Global Initiative University 2012

CGI U 2012 will be taking place this weekend in Washington, D.C., and we wanted to invite you to join this year's meeting online in a number of ways:
• Webcast: Watch the live webcast of the meeting, starting with the opening session, hosted by President Clinton, this Friday at 7:30PM EST at
• Twitter: Follow @CGIU and use the hashtag #CGIU to join the conversation and ask participants questions
• Facebook: Visit the CGI U Facebook page to catch photos, video and other media from the meeting
CGI U 2012 speakers will include Madeleine Albright, Jon Stewart, Usher Raymond, Biz Stone and many other remarkable leaders and innovators. Feel free to browse the entire agenda for CGI U 2012 to learn more.
By joining the conversation, you'll have a chance to engage on a wide range of topics, including: failure and creative problem solving, economic opportunity for young people, innovation in education, campus sustainability, the crisis in the Horn of Africa, the power of social media and much more.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Do you have a question for Bill Clinton about his work in Rwanda?

Do you have a question for Pres. Clinton about our work in Rwanda? Submit them here & he may answer you in a video

Pittsburgh Speakers Series to host Clinton, Huntsman, Fox‎

The Pittsburgh Speakers Series will launch its 2012-13 season with an appearance Oct. 12 by former President Bill Clinton Read more: Pittsburgh Speakers Series to host Clinton, Huntsman, Fox - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Bill Clinton to Speak at El Dorado Promise Event in April

Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker for the El Dorado Promise scholarship program's Academic Signing Day, set to take place at 12:30 p.m. April 17 at El Dorado High School's Wildcat Arena.

Students with big ideas to convene for Clinton Global Initiative University

The fifth annual Clinton Global Initiative University meeting convenes Friday evening at GWU, bringing together more than 1,000 students from 80 countries and every state to discuss how each hopes to change the world. The weekend agenda includes a one-on-one session Saturday night between Clinton and talk-show host Jon Stewart. Fittingly, the session concludes Sunday in a day of service, with students repairing homes and assembling care packages for the military.

Bill Clinton is coming to Baltimore

Former President Bill Clinton will headline Stevenson University's just-announced speakers series.He'll open the 2012-2013 series on Oct. 16 with a talk about the challenge of globalization.,0,3105906.story

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Singapore is the latest city to join the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group in partnership with the Clinton Foundation

Singapore is the latest city to join the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group in partnership with the Clinton Foundation. In recognition of this historic agreement, President Clinton said, "Singapore and its leaders long have shown their leadership in building a sustainable economy, and I'm pleased that Singapore now is joining efforts with our climate initiative.

VIDEO President Clinton Asks the Next Generation of Philanthropy to Join Him In Washington, D.C.

The Clinton Foundation's Millennium Network serves to connect the future leaders in philanthropy and encourage them to take on some our world's most pressing challenges. We hope to see you at the next Millennium Network event on April 1, to support and share in our work.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Breaking: Bill Clinton Endorses Kane for AG

Former President Bill Clinton has thrown his support behind Kathleen Kane for Pa. Attorney General. It’s the highest-profile endorsement of any candidate in Pennsylvania so far this cycle.

Bill Clinton to kick off Nobel Peace Laureate Summit in Chicago

Former President Bill Clinton hits Chicago to keynote the opening night of the Nobel Peace Laureates summit in Chicago on April 23, which kick offs with a gala at the Field Museum.

Sunday, March 25, 2012

Follow Clinton Global Initiative University on Twitter

Over the next few days, we'll introduce many of the CGI U 2012 speakers in 140 characters or less on Twitter. Follow @CGIU to meet these remarkable leaders and stay connected to all of the action by using the hashtag #CGIU.!/CGIU

Richmond Forum: Bill Clinton, Steven Spielberg, Gabrielle Giffords to appear next season

The Richmond Forum ended its season Saturday night with the announcement of a blockbuster lineup for its 2012-13 season that includes Bill Clinton, Steven Spielberg and Gabrielle Giffords.
The appearance of Clinton, the 42nd president of the United States, on Feb. 8 will mark the forum's first-ever Friday night program.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

The Clinton Foundation's mentorship program for small business owners was profiled in The New York Times

The Clinton Foundation's mentorship program for small business owners was profiled in The New York Times. Read about the challenges involved with connecting the right people and how our program works to overcome them

President Bill Clinton Addressed 36th Annual Impact Marketing Seminar

At the luncheon, Marvin R. Shanken made the surprise introduction of President Clinton, who then entered the room to a standing ovation. Clinton’s address focused on the humanitarian work of the William J. Clinton Foundation, including groundbreaking efforts to reduce the cost of and improve access to HIV/AIDS treatment in Africa, as well as initiatives in earthquake-ravaged Haiti. The former President then participated in a lively Q&A segment with Shanken

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bill Clinton to deliver speech at inaugural Luskin Thought Leadership Lecture at UCLA

President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote speech to the UCLA College of Letters and Science for the inaugural Luskin Lecture for Thought Leadership on May 2 at Royce Hall. His speech is titled "Embracing our Common Humanity."

4 general admission level ticket buyers will be chosen for upgrade to the VIP level & a photo with Bill Clinton

We are all excited for our upcoming Millennium Network event with President Clinton, Chelsea, and Josh Charles singer-songwriter Amos Lee in Washington, D.C., next Sunday, April 1. I wanted to let you know that four lucky attendees at the general admission level will be chosen at random to be upgraded to the VIP level, which will include a photo with President Clinton.Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity -- purchase your tickets today!

In Tampa, former President Clinton says working together can make a difference

TAMPA — Talking about everything from world poverty to the dangers of getting mad, former President Bill Clinton gave a folksy seminar on the 21st century at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts on Wednesday night.

Video: "Partnering For Impact" panel with President Clinton

Partnering For Impact: Plenary Session (2012 CGI Winter Meeting)

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Statement by President Clinton on the Renaming of the Little Rock National Airport

“Hillary and I are humbled by the Little Rock Airport Commission’s decision this morning,” said President Bill Clinton. “We are grateful for this honor and for all that the people of Arkansas have done for us. And we look forward to many happy landings at the airport in the years ahead.”

Bill Clinton To Address Hispanic Real Estate Convention

Former President Clinton will address Hispanic real estate leaders at the National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals' convention in Los Angeles in October, it was announced today. The 2012 NAHREP Membership & Industry Leaders National Convention will be held at the JW Marriott at LA Live, Oct. 6-9.

Clinton Foundation announces CGI U Commitments Challenge

As the 2012 NCAA Tournament is coming to a close, the "Sweet 16" of CGI U will square off in the second annual CGI U Commitments Challenge, a competition of ideas from college and university students. Each CGI U commitment in the bracket was chosen based on its unique and innovative approach to addressing a major global issue. In this competition of social innovation, enterprise, and sustainability, winners advance each round based on the number of votes received.
The winner will be announced on stage with President Clinton on March 31 at 4:00 p.m. at the Closing Plenary of the fifth annual CGI U meeting.
Vote for your favorite commitments and share the bracket with friends and family. May the best commitment win!

Airport panel OKs renaming airport after Clintons

Following a public comment section, the panel approved the change to Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport at Adams Field. Chairman Jim Dailey said he believed the new name would go into effect immediately.

VIDEO President Clinton visits St. Augustine

Sunday, March 18, 2012

VIDEO Bill Clinton Says Donald Payne Made Him a Better President

Great eulogy

Bill Clinton rallies ND Democrats set their fall legislative ticket

Former President Bill Clinton provided a raucous send-off for North Dakota Democrats' statewide ticket Saturday, saying Senate candidate Heidi Heitkamp, House hopeful Pam Gulleson and prospective governor Ryan Taylor will forswear partisan fighting and "just go to work."
"We cannot afford to have another election where people are just mad and calling names and lashing out," Clinton said during the closing day of the Democrats' state convention in Grand Forks.

VIDEO President Clinton Returns to Scene of 1997 Flood

Former President Bill Clinton returned to Grand Forks today. The scene of the tragic 1997 flood. The City held the event along the river to thank Clinton for his help following the flood.

Friday, March 16, 2012

President Bill Clinton Returns To The Bushnell Stage In Hartford

During a 41-minute speech, Clinton mentioned a huge amount of issues and made references to protons, electrons, physics, chemistry, the Italian Alps, sub-Saharan Africa, single-cell organisms, the speed of light, Haiti, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin, and the volunteer fire department in his adopted hometown of Chappaqua, N.Y.
“This is an amazing time to be alive,’’ Clinton said during the portion of his speech that focused on science. “It’s an amazing time to be alive, but we still have all these problems. … We live in an interdependent world, which means we can’t escape each other.’’

Want to see Bill Clinton? Just Tweet Why

If you’d like to hobnob with the elite in sustainability, simply take to Twitter and say how you’ll commit to going green at your organization. In an interesting use of social media, the Sustainable Operations Summit, set in New York City during Earth Week (April 17-19), is taking to Twitter and Facebook to get a sense of why people would want to attend

William J. Clinton Foundation and Arkansas Arts Council Host Arts Summit

Little Rock, Ark. —
The William J. Clinton Foundation and the Arkansas Arts Council welcome Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser to Little Rock for the 2012 Arkansas Arts Summit to be held April 17-18, 2012. The Summit is a two-day conference designed to help build and maintain strong arts organizations. President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address on Tuesday, April 17.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Bill Clinton to narrate Fayetteville documentary

The documentary is written and produced by Larry Foley. It will premier at the library Oct. 19, according to the news release.

Bill Clinton In Hartford Friday For CT Forum Celebration

visit Friday from former President Bill Clinton, the featured speaker at Connecticut Forum’s 20th anniversary program at the Bushnell.
Clinton will also be the special guest at a VIP photo session before the sold-out program, an exclusive meet-and-greet that includes a “who’s who” list of politicians, business leaders and wives or friends who have either been invited or have paid to pose with the president.

Monday, March 12, 2012

President Bill Clinton to Deliver Day Three Keynote at International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012

Close the Show with 2:00 p.m. Remarks on May 10th
International CTIA WIRELESS® 2012 today announced President Bill Clinton, Founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and 42nd President of the United States, as the final keynote speaker at the premier international marketplace for wireless, telecom and all things mobile. International CTIA WIRELESS 2012 will take place May 8-10, 2012 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Former President Bill Clinton to Visit Downtown Tampa

Clinton will speak on “embracing our common humanity” at 7 p.m. on March 21 at the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Arts, 1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Pl.
Tickets start at $65.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or call 813-229-7827.

Bill Clinton bats for battered women

It's an issue that continues to be a huge global problem, as these persons perpetuate the cycle of domestic violence and abuse, said President Bill Clinton, who was a surprise special guest at day three of the four-day 2nd World Conference of Women's Shelters in Washington, DC two Wednesdays ago.Read more:

My Conversation with Bill Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton joined Inc. for an hour-long chat on entrepreneurs, the economy, and why he feels sorry for the GOP.

VIDEO Bill Clinton assessing Peyton Siva's point guard skills

VIDEO Bill Clinton Speaks to Club de Madrid on Leadership

” President Bill Clinton discusses the problem of governance by making parallels with Haiti and its struggle for a government “worth their people.”

Friday, March 9, 2012

Press Release: President Clinton Announces Four New Commitments to Provide Solar Energy to Haiti

Today, President Bill Clinton announced four new commitments to provide solar energy to Haiti by Clinton Foundation partners. The announcement came after a three-day trip to Haiti to visit project sites featuring solar energy installations. He was accompanied by senior executives of large energy corporations from around the world, including China, Israel, and Ireland, as well as directors of large foundations interested in supporting projects in the energy sector. The trip was co-hosted by David Crane, CEO of NRG Energy. Together, they toured sites in Haiti’s Central Plateau to view the progress of solar power installations funded by the $1 million commitment made through the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) by NRG and their implementing partner, the Solar Electric Light Fund

Bill Clinton talks about Big East Tournament and chatting hoops with President Obama

Former President Bill Clinton sat at center-court at the Big East Tournament, next to former Democratic National Committee chair Terry McAuliffe. Clinton has been attending the tournament for several years with McAuliffe.

Thursday, March 8, 2012

4 new PHOTOS Bill Clinton in Haiti!/media/set/?set=a.10150616083877252.392487.65646572251&type=1

Bill Clinton Announces Program for Clinton Global Initiative University Madeleine Albright, Usher among the newly announced featured speakers

New York, NY – Today, President Bill Clinton announced the program and speakers for the fifth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U), which will be held March 30 – April 1, 2012 at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. This year, more than 1,000 students will attend CGI U, representing all 50 states, more than 75 countries, and approximately 300 college and universities.
“CGI U gives students an opportunity to get involved and become more effective global citizens,” said President Clinton. “Since our first meeting in 2008, young leaders from around the world come together each year. Their passion and commitments continue to inspire me and each other. More than 1,000 students will attend the fifth annual meeting of CGI U to share ideas and take action to improve the world we all share.”
The full agenda for CGI U 2012 can be found at

Bill Clinton and Russian president to attend gas conference in Prague

Gas industry leaders to be joined by political heavyweights to discuss impact of EU third energy directive, prospects for shale gas exploitation in Europe, as well as gas storage.

PHOTOS Bill Clinton in Haiti March 7

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Ohio key to GOP presidential victory, Bill Clinton tells New Orleans audience

So I hope he (Clinton) comes here often to woo those swing voters who voted for Reagan, him, and HILLARY!!!!

Former President Bill Clinton says peacekeeper brought cholera to Haiti

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that a U.N. peacekeeper was responsible for bringing the cholera strain to Haiti but may not have known that he was doing so.
Cholera has killed more than 7,000 people and sickened more than 526,000 others since it was introduced to Haiti in 2010. The disease hadn’t been seen in Caribbean country before that.

VIDEO Through the Clinton Global Initiative Solar Energy Comes to Haiti

Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Retrofit Financial Analysis Tool developed with the C40 Outdoor Lighting Program, in partnership with the Clinton Climate Initiative.

Our work to help make cities more energy efficient has become easier for any city to get involved. In partnership with the C40 Climate Leadership Group and the Department of Energy we've recently released a tool to help cities improve the efficiency of outdoor lighting.With this tool, cities can see the cost benefit of conducting a lighting retrofit.

VIDEO Bill Clinton praises Ark. hospital at 100th anniversary

It's a landmark birthday for Arkansas Children's Hospital; they've reached 100 years of serving our state's future. Many past and current state leaders attended today's event Many times people look back on anniversaries, today is all about Arkansas Children's Hospital moving forward.

Monday, March 5, 2012

Bill Clinton will be featured as a keynote speaker at the annual 2012 GBTA Convention

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – today announced that President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation and the 42nd President of the United States will be featured as a keynote speaker at the annual 2012 GBTA Convention at the Boston Convention and Exposition Center in Boston, MA, July 22-25, 2012. President Clinton's appearance is made possible by The Boeing Company.

Bill Clinton will speak at the Columbia College commencement ceremony on May 5.

Former President Bill Clinton will speak at the Columbia College commencement ceremony on May 5.
Columbia College President Caroline Whitson said Clinton's work with his foundation, the William J. Clinton Foundation, makes him an ideal speaker for the ceremony.

Friday, March 2, 2012

Bill Clinton to attend Sacramento Speakers Series

the Sacramento Speakers Series, has announced the program's upcoming celebrity lineup for its eighth season. Among the six speakers will be former President Bill Clinton and paleontologist Louise Leakey . Subscriptions to the community lecture series are priced at four levels, from $205 to $420. For tickets and more information: (916) 388-1100,
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March events at the Clinton Presidential Center

In March, the Clinton Presidential Center’s newest temporary exhibit, “Play Ball! The St. Louis Cardinals,” kicks off with a grand opening reception featuring Arkansas native and Major League Baseball Hall-of-Famer Lou Brock. High school students compete in the Center’s third-annual Trivia Challenge and the Presidential Park hosts Arkansas’s largest Easter egg hunt. All this and more!

Bill Clinton Visiting Grand Forks For Dem Convention

GRAND FORKS,ND (WDAZ-TV) - North Dakota Democrats have landed a big name for their state convention in Grand Forks later this month.
Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at the convention on March 16th.

Mayor Rahm Emanuel & Bill Clinton announced the Chicago Infrastructure Trust

Mayor Emanuel just launched the Chicago Infrastructure Trust, an innovative way to leverage private investment for transformative infrastructure projects. Mayor Emanuel was joined at the announcement by President Bill Clinton, who has been helping strengthen the country’s infrastructure for decades. The first project, Retrofit Chicago, will upgrade City buildings to be more energy efficient and cost effective for taxpayers.

PHOTOS Bill Clinton in Chicago Thursday

Thursday, March 1, 2012

Bill Clinton Reveals He's an Energy Wonk

the most anticipated event was an address by former President Bill Clinton. If someone like Clinton is embracing the cleantech industry in these hard times, the thinking went, maybe things aren’t so bad.
“I’m not quite sure why I’m here, because I’m not a scientist, I’m famously technologically challenged,” Clinton told the crowd of 2,500 scientists, academics and entrepreneurs yesterday. “I’m really here to say, ‘Go get ‘em.’”
Then he showed why with a vintage Clinton speech:

Clinton Foundation enewsletter for March

You're Invited, Groundbreaking in Rwanda, 30,000 Cataract Surgeries, and more