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Journey to Self-Reliance: From Theory to Practice

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am ET

 
FEATURING

Chris Maloney, Assistant to the Administrator in the Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning, USAID

PANELISTS

Gretchen Birkle, Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Bureau for Europe and Eurasia, USAID

Sean Jones, Mission Director, USAID/Ethiopia

Tessie San Martin, President and CEO, Plan International USA

MODERATOR

Sarah Rose, Policy Fellow, Center for Global Development

ABOUT THE EVENT

In October 2018, USAID published its inaugural Journey to Self-Reliance Country Roadmaps featuring 17 third-party, publicly available metrics used to visualize progress toward self-reliance across the developing world. The release of the roadmaps marked the first major, visible product of the agency’s “Journey to Self-Reliance” strategic pivot. Since then, USAID has been working to implement its Journey to Self-Reliance agenda, with its focus on data, the private sector, resource mobilization, and a range of other new tools, practices, and approaches to partnership.

Please join us for an event exploring how USAID is operationalizing the Journey to Self-Reliance. What has changed about the agency’s relationships with partner countries and the way it approaches its work? What challenges has the agency encountered? We’ll tackle these questions and more with a presentation from USAID Assistant to the Administrator Chris Maloney, followed by a panel discussion examining what the Journey to Self-Reliance looks like in practice, especially at the country-level.

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