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The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Conference call briefing

May 23, 2014



TIME: Advisory

EVENT: The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) holds a conference call briefing, beginning at 2 p.m., (live from New York, N.Y.) to discuss "how mobile finance and direct cash grants are revolutionizing global efforts to provide aid and alleviate poverty in the developing world."

PARTICIPANTS: Rodger Voorhies, director of the Financial Services for the Poor Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Christopher Blattman, assistant professor of political science and international affairs at Columbia University; and Gideon Rose, editor of "Foreign Affairs"

DATE: May 27, 2014

LOCATION: CFR, New York, N.Y.

CONTACT: Lucy Dunderdale, 202-509-8525, DCpressRSVP@cfr.org; http://www.cfr.org [Note: This event is open to media only. RSVP required by 1:30 p.m.May 27 to nypressrsvp@cfr.org. Call in, 800-351-6805; password, FINANCE; international callers, 334-323-7224]


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Source: Washington Daybook (DC)


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