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Global Washington Debates How To Redefine Development

“Dozens of local organizations involved in global affairs have a stake in defining the U.S. role in the world, and they’re calling for an overhaul of some basic principles. They’re hoping to influence policy in the other Washington to focus on more equitable, efficient and sustainable development .… One area that needs changing most is foreign aid, participants at a Global Washington forum on Monday agreed…The campaign…is advocating for a strong international affairs budget.”

Global Washington Debates How To Redefine Development
The Seattle Times |  Kristi Heim | February 10, 2009 Read More “Global Washington Debates How To Redefine Development”

Local Money, Global Food Fight

“Can the global food crisis be solved by growing more local organic food or introducing scientific solutions such as re-engineered rice that resists drought? … In Seattle next month, two experts with very different views will debate how to improve global agricultural systems … The Feb. 26 program is being put on by Pangea … with Global Washington, the Seattle Foundation and the World Affairs Council.”

Local Money, Global Food Fight
The Seattle Times | Kristi Heim | January 21, 2009 Read More “Local Money, Global Food Fight”

Project To Unite Nonprofits: Official Launch Of Global Washington

“A small gathering on the Seattle waterfront Wednesday evening marked the official launch of an organization called Global Washington…The project, led by Seattle philanthropist and business leader Bill Clapp, is intended to bring synergy and collaborative power to the hundreds of local nonprofit organizations, academic programs or charitable business enterprises broadly devoted to fighting worldwide poverty, disease, injustice and other forms of global inequity.”

Project To Unite Nonprofits: Official Launch Of Global Washington
Seattle PI | Tom Paulson | December 3, 2008 Read More “Project To Unite Nonprofits: Official Launch Of Global Washington”