3:00 PM -
Navigating the Annual Meeting
CGI makes every effort to ensure that first-time Annual Meeting attendees are prepared to navigate its many features in order to have a successful and meaningful experience. This session will also provide an opportunity to ask questions and network with CGI staff, and will include the following topics:
• Program and Session Types: A review of some of the most exciting highlights to look out for during the 2014 Annual Meeting
• Commitments to Action: An introduction to commitment-making and how they shape the overall CGI experience
• Networking: Information on the many on-site services and opportunities to engage with fellow attendees throughout the meeting
6:00 PM -
Clinton Global Citizen Awards
Established in 2007, the Clinton Global Citizen Awards embody President Bill Clinton’s call to action by honoring outstanding individuals who exemplify global citizenship through their vision and leadership. These citizens have proven that diverse sectors of society can work together successfully to devise solutions that effect positive, lasting social change.
Nominated by Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) members and other global leaders, honorees are chosen based on their innovative approaches, and on the demonstrated results and sustainability of their work. Through their uncommon abilities to strengthen civil society, these visionaries inspire us all to take action and to become true global citizens.
The 2014 Clinton Global Citizen Awards will be presented during a special ceremony at the CGI Annual Meeting, on the evening of September 21. The evening’s program will include special appearances by individuals who embrace the mission of an integrated, shared world.
This year, musical entertainment will include: The Roots, Aloe Blacc, Natalie Merchant, Harlem Samba, Jeremy Ellis, Randy Jackson, Jason Mraz with Special Guest Raining Jane.
Host:Seth Meyers, Host, Late Night with Seth Meyers, NBC
Honorees:Greg Asbed, Co-founder, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Lucas Benitez, Co-founder, Coalition of Immokalee Workers
Leonardo DiCaprio, Founder, Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation
Irwin Mark Jacobs, Founding Chairman and CEO Emeritus, Qualcomm Incorporated
Atifete Jahjaga, President of the Republic of Kosovo
Hayat Sindi, Founder and CEO, i2 Institute for Imagination and Ingenuity
Appearances by:Madeleine K. Albright, Chair, Albright Stonebridge Group
Nnamdi Asomugha, Former All-Pro NFL Player, Chairman & Co-Founder, The Asomugha Foundation
Eva Longoria, Founder, The Eva Longoria Foundation
Carter Roberts, President and Chief Executive Officer, World Wildlife Fund
Bunker Roy, Founder, The Barefoot College