For Immediate Release: November 16, 2023
President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and Dr. Chelsea Clinton Announce Dates for Clinton Global Initiative 2024 Meeting, September 23-24, 2024
The Clinton Global Initiative 2024 Meeting will bring together business, government, and civil society leaders to build upon over 4,000 Commitments to Action™ since CGI was first founded – driving progress on climate resilience, inclusive economic growth and recovery, health equity, humanitarian response, equality for women and girls, and other issues
NEW YORK – Today, President Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Dr. Chelsea Clinton announced that the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) community will reconvene September 23-24, 2024 in New York City for the CGI 2024 Meeting, timed to be alongside the U.N. General Assembly. CGI brings together leaders from across business, government, and philanthropy to take action on the most pressing global challenges, including climate change, global health equity, inclusive economic growth, threats to the rights and prosperity of women and girls, humanitarian crises, and other issues.
For information about CGI 2024 and highlights from the CGI 2023 Meeting please visit clintonglobal.org/2024. Further details on the meeting, including the theme, programming, and featured attendees, will be announced in the coming months.
The CGI 2024 Meeting will build off nearly two decades of work bringing partners together to launch Commitments to Action™ – specific, measurable programs announced at CGI that address a pressing global challenge. Since its inception in 2005, more than 4,000 Commitments to Action have been launched through CGI, making a difference in the lives of more than 500 million people in over 180 countries.
Highlights from the CGI 2023 Meeting program include:
- President Clinton opening CGI 2023 with a special conversation with His Holiness Pope Francis via remote link, on what it takes to keep going on the most pressing global challenges of our time like climate change, the refugee crisis, the welfare of children, and the mission and projects of the Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital. Watch the full conversation between President Clinton and His Holiness Pope Francis here.
- Secretary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussing the care economy, the economic response to the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. foreign policy, and more in a fireside chat. Watch the full conversation between Secretary Clinton and Secretary Yellen here.
- Dr. Chelsea Clinton and partners announcing the CGI Women and Girls pillar, a core focus area for CGI aimed specifically and ambitiously at achieving full equality and equity for women and girls once and for all. Read more on the launch of the CGI Women and Girls pillar.
- The launch of the CGI Ukraine Action Network with 19 CGI commitment-makers, in a session featuring Olena Zelenska, First Lady of Ukraine, the recipient of the 2023 Clinton Global Citizen Award. Read more on the launch of the Ukraine Action Network.
This year’s CGI meeting brought together global leaders including His Holiness Pope Francis; Irfaan Ali, President of Guyana; José Andrés, Founder and Chief Feeding Officer, World Central Kitchen; Ajay Banga, World Bank President; Tony Blair, Former Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and Executive Chairman, The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change; Orlando Bloom, UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador; Albert Bourla, CEO, Pfizer; Winnie Byanyima, Executive Director – Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS); Matt Damon, Co-Founder, Water.org; Daniels, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, Directors/Writers/Producers; Philip E. Davis, Prime Minister, The Bahamas; Patrick Dempsey, Actor, Producer, Founder and Board Member of The Dempsey Center; Michael J. Fox, Founder, The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research; Ilan Goldfajn, President, Inter-American Development Bank; Filippo Grandi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees; Deb Haaland, U.S. Secretary of the Interior; Cindy H. McCain, Executive Director of the World Food Programme; David Miliband, President and CEO, International Rescue Committee; La June Montgomery Tabron, President and CEO, W.K. Kellogg Foundation; Wes Moore, Governor, Maryland; Mia Mottley, Prime Minister of Barbados; Gavin Newsom, Governor, California; Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Director-General, World Trade Organization; Ai-jen Poo, President, National Domestic Workers Alliance; Ruth Porat, President, Chief Investment Officer, and Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google; J.B. Pritzker, Governor, Illinois; Noel Quinn, CEO, HSBC; Catherine Russell, Executive Director, UNICEF; Simon Stiell, Executive Secretary, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change; Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation; Gretchen Whitmer, Governor, Michigan; Janet L. Yellen, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury; and many more.
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About the Clinton Global Initiative
Founded by President Bill Clinton in 2005, the Clinton Global Initiative is a community of doers representing a broad cross section of society and dedicated to the idea that we can accomplish more together than we can apart. Through CGI’s unique model, more than 10,000 organizations have launched more than 4,000 Commitments to Action — new, specific, and measurable projects and programs – that are making a difference in the lives of more than 500 million people in 180 countries.
About The Clinton Foundation
Building on a lifetime of public service, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation on the simple belief that everyone deserves a chance to succeed, everyone has a responsibility to act, and we all do better when we work together. For more than two decades, those values have energized the Foundation’s efforts to address big challenges, create new opportunities, and make a difference in people’s lives across the United States and around the world. As an operating foundation, our programs and the partnerships we build work to expand economic opportunity, improve public health, confront the climate crisis, and inspire citizen engagement and service.