Gates, Geitner, Clinton, Shah and Yohannes Talk Global Development

The United States Global Leadership Coalition’s “mega-conference” kicks off this morning. It includes a high powered panel to discuss the new U.S. Global Development Strategy.  Secretary of State Clinton, Secretary of Defense Gates, Secretary of Treasury Geithner, USAID Administrator Shah, and Millennium Challenge CEO Yohannes will discuss the strategy, which was released last week at the UN MDG summit.  Watch live:

The other two panels today include a discussion with military officials and pollsters for the release of new polling results on public support for development and diplomacy and a panel of business leaders who discuss why global development is important for the American economy.