Comic Relief US & Laureus Sport for Good present: 

17 on 17 Summit: Global Partnerships to End Child Poverty

In honor of the UN's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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On Thursday, October 17, 2019, in the spirit of Sustainable Development Goal 17: Partnerships for the Goals, the 17on17 Summit brought together a range of stakeholders spanning non-profits, foundations, advocates, youth leaders and business. 

This gathering of leaders and innovators created a space for learning, inspiration and momentum; highlighted the power of partnership to accelerate change; and built cross-sector partnerships towards a shared goal: ending child poverty.

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Speakers included:

Richard Curtis, Award-winning filmmaker, SDG Advocate
Komal Ahmad, Founder & CEO, Copia
David Barth, VP of International Programs, Save the Children US
Darren Bloch, Senior Advisor to the Mayor, City of New York & Director, Mayor’s Office of Strategic Partnerships
Griet Cattaert, Head of Labour Rights, UN Global Compact
Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, CEO, Laureus Sport for Good USA
Caroline Ford, CEO, Consortium for Street Children 
Ravi Gurumurthy, Chief Innovation Officer, International Rescue Committee
Carla Knapp, VP of Native Services, Boys & Girls Club of America
Alison Moore, CEO, Comic Relief US
Caryl M. Stern, President & CEO, UNICEF USA
Fatema Z. Sumar, VP of Global Programs, Oxfam America  
Yasmina Zaidman, Chief Partnerships Officer, Acumen

See the Agenda


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