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  • February 4, 2019

    VIDEO: NRECA & USAID, Lighting the Way

    USGLC | February 4, 2019

    As Americans, it is easy to take electricity for granted. But for over a billion people in the developing world, accessing this life-changing resource is not as simple as flipping a switch. Check out the first of the USGLC’s Global Impact Project videos – the story of how the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) is working with USAID to light the way— giving millions of people in rural communities around the world access to electricity.

  • December 8, 2017

    Honoring Amb. Nikki Haley and 200 Military Leaders at USGLC’s 2017 Tribute Dinner

    USGLC | December 8, 2017

    Honoring Amb. Nikki Haley and 200 Military Leaders at USGLC’s 2017 Tribute Dinner

  • December 5, 2017

    Tribute to the USGLC’s 200 Retired 3 and 4-Stars

    USGLC | December 5, 2017

    This week, the USGLC pays tribute to the 200 retired three and four-star generals and admirals of its National Security Advisory Council after a decade of voicing their support for America’s civilian forces.

  • December 4, 2017

    Some Say Washington Is Broken…

    USGLC | December 4, 2017

    Some say Washington is broken, but that’s not the whole story. In recent years, Congress has passed significant pieces of bipartisan legislation on global development – advancing America’s interests around the world. Watch 15 members of Congress who helped make it all happen – they might even get a little wild.

  • November 27, 2017

    Dramatic Decline in Diplomatic & Development Personnel: Dangerous for America

    USGLC | November 27, 2017

    America’s ability to advance our nation’s interests around the world through effective diplomacy and development is severely at risk due to a series of disproportionate and damaging personnel policies, hiring freezes and an unusually slow nominations process. While every agency in the federal government has opportunities to streamline for greater efficiency, this decline puts America at risk. As critical human capital at the State Department is being lost and not replaced, there is serious risk of irreversible damage to our Foreign Service that has taken decades to build and could take decades to rebuild.

  • November 30, 2015

    Iowa: Forum on America’s Global Leadership – What’s at Stake in 2016?

    USGLC in Diplomacy, Global Development | November 30, 2015

    Senator Joni Ernst, Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. General Daniel Christman joined the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition (USGLC) in Iowa on November 23, 2015 for the first event of its Impact 2016 initiative and to discuss how America’s development and diplomacy efforts are critical issues for this election.

  • September 15, 2015

    Reagan’s Secretary of State: Why Foreign Assistance Still Matters

    USGLC in Diplomacy | September 15, 2015

    President Reagan valued U.S. foreign assistance as a critical tool in his commitment to “peace through strength” and the fight for freedom around the world. George Shultz, Secretary of State during the Reagan administration, spoke with the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition two days before the 2016 GOP presidential candidates take the debate stage at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

  • July 8, 2015

    Celebrating 20 Years of Impact

    USGLC in Diplomacy, Global Development | July 8, 2015

    As the USGLC marks its 20th year, we are incredibly proud of all that we have accomplished together to strengthen American global leadership over the past two decades. These short remarks from President and CEO Liz Schrayer at our annual tribute dinner on June 17th offer a quick snapshot of our successes, ongoing efforts, and where we are headed in the future.