Jul 27

Continuing A Commitment To Africa

In 1998, I travelled to Africa for the first time, visiting Ghana, Uganda, Senegal, Rwanda, Botswana, and South Africa. It was the start of what I hoped would become a new, collaborative relationship between the U.S. and Africa and a shared commitment to creating a better future. Since that trip – through my...
Jul 23

Africa 2012: Day 6

On Friday President Clinton traveled to Uganda and visited two organizations which have made commitments through the Clinton Global Initiative – the Building Tomorrow Academy of Bubeezi and the Starkey Hearing Foundation. President Clinton also visited a Clinton Health Access Initiative National Medical Store and Prescription Distribution Center where he discussed a new...

Africa 2012: Day 4

Jul 19, 2012
Yesterday President Clinton traveled to Rwanda for the opening of the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence, which is the result of a Clinton Global Initiative commitment by the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation and Partners in Health. Amitabh Desai, director of foreign policy for the Clinton Foundation, reflects on our blog about the significance of the center and President Clinton's...

A Hand-Up Rather Than a Handout: President Clinton's Unique Public Service

Jul 19, 2012
Yesterday, July 18, was Nelson Mandela Day in nearly every country in the world – a day that asks us to spend time serving others, in the spirit of Mandela himself. Yet for President Clinton, who has been so inspired by Mandela’s life and work, every day...