The Launch of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index

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  • WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Youth, Prosperity and Security Initiative will launch the Global Youth Wellbeing Index, in collaboration with the International Youth Foundation (IYF), and support from Hilton Worldwide. Two panels will discuss the first-of-its-kind Index that assesses and compares how young people are doing around the world. Full event details appear below.

    WHEN/WHERE:
    Thursday, April 3, 2014
    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
    Second Floor Conference Center
    CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC 20036

    Credentialed members of the press who would like to attend must RSVP to aschwartz@csis.org

    Welcoming Remarks by:

    John J. Hamre

    President, CEO, and Pritzker Chair

    CSIS

    Panel 1 Featuring:

    Christopher J. Nassetta

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Hilton Worldwide

    William S. Reese

    President and Chief Executive Officer

    International Youth Foundation

    Kathleen Hicks

    Senior Vice President

    Kissinger Chair and International Security Program Director, CSIS

    Moderated by:

    Alyona Minkovski

    Host

    HuffPost Live

    A Presentation of the Global Youth Wellbeing Index by:

    Nicole Goldin

    Director

    Youth, Prosperity and Security Initiative, CSIS

    Panel 2 Featuring:

    Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool

    South Africa's Ambassador to the United States

    Carla Koppell

    Chief Strategy Officer, USAID

    Lori Harnick

    General Manager

    Citizenship and Public Affairs, Microsoft Corporation

    Emmanuel Jimenez

    Director

    Public Sector Evaluations, Independent Evaluation Group, World Bank

    Angga Dwi Martha

    Youth Advocate

    United Nations Population Fund

    Moderated by:

    Daniel F. Runde

    Director

    Project on Prosperity and Development and

    William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis, CSIS

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