Administrator Gayle Smith Leads USAID Delegation to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City

For Immediate Release

Monday, September 19, 2016
USAID Press Office
Telephone: +1.202.712.4320 | Email: | Twitter: @USAIDPress

WASHINGTON, D.C. - U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Gayle Smith will travel to New York City to lead the USAID delegation at the 71st UN General Assembly from September 19-22. Administrator Smith will also attend President Obama's Leaders' Summit on Refugees, the U.S. - Africa Business Forum, and several high-level meeting and events.  USAID will host world leaders and the international community for a signature event, Shared Progress: Modernizing Development Finance.  Administrator Smith will deliver opening remarks. Speakers will include Donald Kaberuka, Christine Lagarde, Elizabeth Littlefield, and Paul Polman.  

Members of the media interested in conducting interviews with USAID or attending Shared Progress: Modernizing Development Finance should contact the USAID Press Office at (202) 712-4320 or