Securing Political Commitment to End Extreme Poverty (Thinking & Working Politically) [Polaris]

Eradicating extreme poverty will depend first and foremost on the policies of the countries where extreme poverty remains most prevalent. This panel will discuss the political dynamics that shape commitments to addressing extreme poverty, as well as the political constraints that exist among donors and other international actors.
  • Larry Garber, Senior Advisor, Bureau for Policy, Planning and Learning, USAID
  • Brian Levy, Senior Adjunct Professor of International Development, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
  • Tessie San Martin, President and CEO, Plan International USA
  • Moderator: Carla Koppell, Chief Strategy Officer, USAID