United Nations Foundation President and CEO Kathy Calvin on Confirmation of Ambassador Mark Green as USAID Administrator
Washington, D.C. — August 3, 2017
United Nations Foundation President & CEO Kathy Calvin today issued the following statement on the confirmation of Mark Green as the new U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator:
“Ambassador Green will bring a strong voice to USAID in supporting continued investments in global development and a robust partnership with the United Nations to meet the U.S.’s development and humanitarian priorities.
“The UN Foundation’s Nothing But Nets campaign was proud to partner with Ambassador Green during his time with Malaria No More, where he helped energize our grassroots champions to support full funding for the UN and malaria-specific programs.
“Ambassador Green is an exceptional leader who can elevate the work of USAID within this Administration, and we look forward to working closely with him.”
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