Administrator Shah will participate in the State Department’s Conversations with America webcast series.  Dr. Shah and the president and CEO of the advocacy group ONE, David Lane, will talk about  global development opportunities and challenges on the eve of the Millennium Development Goals summit.

Agency officials will take part in the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Foundation Annual Legislative Conference.  On the 17th, Administrator Shah will speak to CBC Africa Braintrust.  Other speakers include: Paul Weisenfield at the Forum “Haiti:  Finding the Path to Redevelopment”, Sharon Cromer at the Panel “Africa Command and U.S. Relations” and Mauricio Vera at the Minority Business Development session.  This conference is open press.