The New Girl Effect Video

I saw the premier of this video earlier this week at the Digital Media Lounge in New York and found it remarkably powerful. I also noticed that Nicholas Kristof gave it a plug in his column today.

Obama’s Speech to the UN MDG Summit

The Obama administration took the opportunity of the President's speech to the MDG Summit to roll out elements of its new Global Development Strategy.  This includes one seemingly minor bit of bureaucratic reshuffling that could have a major impact on US foreign policy.

MDG Summit: Live

Watch heads of state, foreign ministers and other dignitaries address the Millennium Development Goals summit from the floor of the General Assembly.  The first session began at 9 am EST. Afternoon session begins at 3pm.