Speeches & Testimony

Speeches are grouped by year, then listed by date, descending.

2013 Speeches
Date Title
09/26/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at MCC event on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly
09/09/2013 Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Butts in Mongolia
09/07/2013 Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Butts in Mongolia
09/05/2013 Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Butts in Mongolia
08/28/2013 Remarks by MCC Vice President Sheila Herrling at the Honduras Threshold Program Signing
07/26/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Signing of Georgia’s Compact
07/25/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at U.S. Ambassador’s Residence
05/15/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Private Sector Stakeholders Panel Discussion
05/13/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Lesotho’s Compact Closeout Event
05/13/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Commissioning of Samaria Health Center
04/29/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at MCC’s 2013 Forum on Global Development
04/25/2013 Testimony of Daniel W. Yohannes, CEO of the Millennium Challenge Corporation, Before The House Committee on Foreign Affairs
04/17/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Start of Rehabilitation Work in Casamance, Senegal
04/16/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Private Sector Breakfast in Senegal
04/13/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Compact Completion Event in Tanga
04/11/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Compact Completion Event in Dodoma
04/10/2013 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Compact Completion Event in Zanzibar
03/04/2013 Closing Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes on Private Sector Engagement in Development
02/13/2013 Closing Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at MCC’s Finance, Trade and Investment Conference
01/24/2013 Opening Remarks at Private Sector Event for Ghana’s 2nd Compact Development
2012 Speeches
Date Title
11/27/2012 MCC CEO Introduces Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton
10/19/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes At Private Sector-Focused Event
10/18/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at SNRDP Construction Kickoff
10/17/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Kalahi-CIDDS Multiple Projects Inauguration Event
10/10/2012 Remarks by MCC Chief of Staff Steven M. Kaufmann
10/03/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at El Salvador Compact Completion Event
09/27/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at UNGA-sideline Governance Event
09/24/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at UNGA-sideline Gender Equality Event
09/17/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Open Society Institute/Freedom House event
09/10/2012 Speech by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Mississippi State University
07/12/2012 Press Statement by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes in Lilongwe, Malawi
06/07/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes on the Power of Partnerships in Amman, Jordan
06/06/2012 Keynote by MCC Vice President Patrick Fine at the Aid and International Development Forum
05/19/2012 Commencement Address by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College
05/17/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at CSIS Statesmen’s Forum with President Kikwete of Tanzania
05/10/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Zambia MCC Compact Signing Ceremony
04/25/2012 Opening Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Forum for Global Development
03/20/2012 Opening Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at MCC’s Water Day Event
02/15/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the George W. Bush Motorway to mark Ghana’s Compact Completion
02/15/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Commissioning of Perishable Cargo Center
02/14/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Naming and Handing Over of Ferry and Floating Dock
02/14/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at School Commissioning
02/13/2012 Remarks by MCC Board Member Alan Patricof at the EC1 Road Commissioning
02/13/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Mariakrom Packhouse Commissioning
02/13/2012 Discussion Points by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Roundtable on Cape Verde’s New MCC Compact Post-Signing Discussion on Saturday, February 11, 2012
02/10/2012 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Signing of Cape Verde’s Second MCC Compact
01/18/2012 Keynote by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Delaware-Africa Conference
2011 Speeches
Date Title
12/19/2011 Remarks of MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Butts at Burkina Faso Groundbreaking Event
11/30/2011 Private Sector Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
11/30/2011 Results Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness
11/19/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Indonesia Compact Signing
10/27/2011 Welcome and Opening Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes
10/19/2011 Conversation with MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes and Former President of Ghana John Kufuor
10/13/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Alatona Perimeter
10/12/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Bamako Airport
10/11/2011 Statement of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Inauguration of a Compact-Funded Courthouse
10/10/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Benin’s Compact Closeout Gala
10/10/2011 Statement of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Inauguration of Benin’s Legal Information Center
10/10/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Port of Cotonou, Benin
09/30/2011 Remarks of MCC Vice President Patrick Fine at the Armenia Compact Closeout Event
06/12/2011 Remarks of MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at Symbion Power Event in Tanzania as Prepared for Delivery
06/10/2011 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W.  Yohannes at the 2011 AGOA Forum
05/19/2011 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
05/18/2011 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Secretary’s Global Diaspora Forum
05/10/2011 Testimony of Patrick C. Fine before the U. S. House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights
05/05/2011 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony in Armash, Armenia
05/04/2011 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at Consolidation Center in Armenia
04/15/2011 Remarks by Vice President Patrick Fine to the International Summit on Water in Developing Countries
04/14/2011 Testimony of Patrick C. Fine to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee on African Affairs
04/13/2011 Testimony of Daniel W. Yohannes Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
04/07/2011 Remarks by MCC Vice President Patrick Fine at Malawi Compact Signing Ceremony
03/30/2011 Remarks by MCC Vice President Patrick Fine at Georgia Closeout Ceremony
03/16/2011 Testimony of Daniel W. Yohannes Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation to the House Foreign Affairs Committee
03/15/2011 Testimony of Daniel W. Yohannes Chief Executive Officer, Millennium Challenge Corporation to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State and Foreign Operations
03/10/2011 Remarks at Gender Equality Event at the U.S. Senate
03/08/2011 Remarks at White House Event with First Lady Michelle Obama
02/25/2011 Results and Lessons Learned from MCC’s First Compacts
01/13/2011 Investing in Development: On the Road to Better Aid, MCC is Paving the Way
2010 Speeches
Date Title
10/25/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Signing Ceremony of the Jordan-MCC Compact
10/15/2010 Remarks by MCC’s CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Inauguration of the Post-Harvest Center
10/14/2010 Remarks by MCC’s CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Cape Verde Compact Results Event
10/14/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Inauguration of the Port of Praia
10/07/2010 ‘MCC’s Commitment to Africa’
09/29/2010 Keynote Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC)
09/23/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Signing Ceremony of the Philippines Compact
09/21/2010 Introductory Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at MCC’s Gender Integration in Practice Roundtable on the Margins of the 2010 U.N. General Assembly
09/21/2010 ‘Private Sector Role in Sustainable Development’
09/20/2010 Road Opening in Ajuterique, Honduras
09/17/2010 Remarks by MCC’s CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Honduras Compact Close-Out Ceremony
09/17/2010 ‘MCC’s Work in Africa’
08/03/2010 ‘U.S. Commitment to Africa: AGOA and Beyond’ Closing Remarks for MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Ninth Annual AGOA Forum
07/06/2010 Remarks by MCC Senior Advisor Cassandra Butts at the Signing of LIberia’s MCC Threshold Program
05/28/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes Inauguration of Tanga-Horohoro Road in Tanzania
05/03/2010 Opening Remarks: MCC CEO Daniel W. Yohannes at the Initiative for Global Development Event Hosted by Brookings Institution
04/20/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes at the Inauguration of the Technical Institute of Chalatenango, El Salvador
04/19/2010 Remarks by MCC CEO Daniel Yohannes: Inauguration of the National Institute of San Ignacio, El Salvador
02/02/2010 Remarks at the Bontrase Feeder Road Sod-Cutting Ceremony
02/01/2010 Remarks at the Pakro School Visit
02/01/2010 Remarks at a Visit to Winneba Land Registration Office
01/22/2010 Remarks at the Signing Ceremony of the Moldova MCC Compact
01/21/2010 Remarks at the Moldova Compact Outreach Event
2008 Speeches
Date Title
12/12/2008 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Public Outreach Meeting after the Dec. 2008 Board Meeting
12/03/2008 ‘Business Champions for Early Child Development: Building a Healthy and Educated Workforce’
11/13/2008 ‘MCC: Reducing Poverty and Promoting Economic Growth through Land Tenure and Property Rights’
10/20/2008 ‘MCC: Changing Development Assistance to Better Reach the Bottom Billion’
09/22/2008 ‘MCC’s Partnerships for Investing in ICT and Development’
09/10/2008 ‘MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Accepts Award from Women Thrive Worldwide’
09/10/2008 ‘Post-Namibia Compact Signing Outreach Event Remarks’
07/14/2008 ‘Signing Ceremony of the Burkina Faso Compact’
07/14/2008 ‘USAID MCC Threshold Program Implementation Conference’
07/14/2008 ‘Burkina Faso Compact Signing Outreach Event’
06/26/2008 ‘Infrastructure Networks: New Investments to Build Markets’
06/26/2008 ‘Outreach to the Filipino Diaspora’
06/17/2008 ‘Post-Board of Directors Public Outreach Meeting’
06/11/2008 ‘MCC-AGRA MOU signing’
05/15/2008 ‘MOU signing with Phelps Stokes Fund for their Ralph Bunche Societies’
05/01/2008 ‘Why foreign aid with accountability is good for America: The MCC Perspective
05/01/2008 ‘MCC at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce’
04/30/2008 ‘Outreach to the Armenian Diaspora’
04/30/2008 ‘Outreach to the Filipino Diaspora’
04/30/2008 ‘Discussing MCC at the United Nations Association’
04/30/2008 ‘A Smart Model for Development: Millennium Challenge Corporation’
04/30/2008 ‘Building Opportunities for Investment in El Salvador’
04/29/2008 ‘MCC and Africa: Strategic Partnerships for Development and Investment’
04/08/2008 ‘How the private sector can partner more effectively in the development world’
04/02/2008 ‘A Different Model for Development: Millennium Challenge Corporation’
04/02/2008 ‘G.E. Memorandum of Understanding Signing’
04/02/2008 ‘Water Forum’
03/14/2008 ‘Reducing poverty by promoting growth: An update on the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the role of the private sector in global development'
03/03/2008 ‘Cultural Preservation and Poverty Reduction: Discovering the Link in Morocco through the Millennium Challenge Corporation'
02/28/2008 ‘Building Opportunities for Investment in El Salvador’
02/26/2008 ‘Investment and Outreach Event Surrounding the Tanzania Compact Signing’
02/04/2008 ‘How MCC offers a Smart Power approach to America’s global engagement’
02/01/2008 ‘Poverty Reduction in Latin America—MCC’s Role’
02/01/2008 ‘Reducing Poverty, Promoting Prosperity: MCC and the Americas’
01/30/2008 ‘MCC at 4: Moving Forward in the Fight Against Poverty’
01/29/2008 ‘MCC and Africa: A Partnership for Progress’
01/14/2008 ‘Can Indicator-Based Competition Make Foreign Aid Work?’
2007 Speeches
Date Title
12/12/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Post-Board Public Outreach Meeting
11/15/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO John Danilovich 4th Ministerial Conference on Democracy and Development
10/24/2007 Keynote Address by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs Institute of International Economic Policy
10/24/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the USAID Mission Directors Conference
10/22/2007 Remarks by Ambassador John Danilovich at the White House Press Briefing on MCC-Mongolia Compact Signing
10/11/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Morocco Investment Forum
10/10/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Corporate Council on Africa
10/02/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the ‘MCC in Latin America: Managing Programs in Politically Changing Environments"
09/20/2007 Panel Presentation by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Business Civic Leadership Center 2007 Global Corporate Citizenship Conference: The Role of Corporate Citizenship in Emerging Market Development
09/14/2007 Overview Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Post-Board Public Outreach Meeting
08/31/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Signing Ceremony of the Morocco Compact
07/26/2007 Statement for the Record by Deputy CEO Rodney Bent
07/24/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Outreach Event on the Lesotho Compact
07/23/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Signing Ceremony of the Lesotho Compact
07/23/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Investors and Trade Forum for the Lesotho Compact
07/17/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO at the German Marshall Fund of the United States
07/13/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Signing Ceremony of the Mozambique Compact
07/12/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Mozambique Compact Signing Investment and TradeForum
07/11/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilvoich at the Outreach Meeting for Mozambique’s Compact Signing
05/22/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO at the Africa Day Public Forum
05/21/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO at the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO Annual Meeting
05/09/2007 Opening Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the CSIS ‘Fighting Corruption: Challenges and Opportunities for the Millennium Challenge Corporation” Event
04/16/2007 Remarks by CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at Brown University’s Center for Latin American Studies
04/15/2007 Remarks by CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the World Bank Institute 11th Annual Spring Breakfast Forum
04/12/2007 Remarks by CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Sixth Annual Global Philanthropy Forum Financing Social Change: Leveraging Markets and Entrepreneurship
04/04/2007 Remarks by CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Society for International Development-Washington, DC
03/13/2007 Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO John Danilovich Testifies before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs
01/19/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at “Democracy and Development” Freedom House Event
01/18/2007 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at Third Anniversary Forum Hosted by the Society for International Development
2006 Speeches
Date Title
10/30/2006 Remarks by MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation International Humanitarian Symposium
10/04/2006 MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Addresses the Asia Society
09/28/2006 MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Address to the Corporate Council on Africa’s U.S. Africa Infrastructure Conference
09/07/2006 Remarks of Ambassador John Danilovich African-American Unity Caucus Forum
06/07/2006 MCC CEO Ambassador John Danilovich Participates in the 2006 African Growth and Opportunity Forum
05/23/2006 Ambassador Danilovich Addresses World Wildlife Fund Board Dinner
05/09/2006 Ambassador Danilovich addresses Board members of the Business Council for International Understanding
04/27/2006 Ambassador John J. Danilovich Delivers Remarks, At The Center for Global Development
04/06/2006 “Providing Incentives, Promoting Governance,” delivered at the European Policy Centre in Brussel
04/03/2006 Remarks from the Threshold Program Signing Ceremony with Albania
03/29/2006 Testimony of Ambassador John Danilovich, CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation, before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing and Related Programs
03/02/2006 Remarks from the Compact Signing Ceremony with Vanuatu
02/14/2006 Ambassador John J. Danilovich’s keynote speech at the Society for International Development Conference "Pulling Together to End Poverty”
01/23/2006 Ambassador John J. Danilovich’s keynote speech at a conference hosted by the American Enterprise Institute
2005 Speeches
Date Title
12/05/2005 Ambassador Danilovich speaks at InterAction’s annual CEO Retreat
11/17/2005 Remarks, Ambassador John J. Danilovich Reception Honoring FY2006 MCA Eligible Countries
09/23/2005 Millennium Challenge Corporation Threshold Country Program Signing Ceremony with Malawi
09/11/2005 Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice with the President of Georgia Mikheil Saakashvili on the Signing
07/17/2005 Paul V. Applegarth remarks to African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum Special Session on theMillennium Challenge Corporation
06/22/2005 Paul V. Applegarth remarks to Corporate Council on Africa’s US-Africa Business Summit
06/04/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Remarks at Bread for the World’s Conference
05/12/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Remarks to Northwestern University Conference on Aid, Governance and Devopment in Africa
05/12/2005 Remarks by Paul V. Applegarth at CCFR/Northwestern Dinner with Myles Wickstead, following panel discussion on "Aid, Governance and Development in Africa: Findings of the Commission for Africa Report”
05/02/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Remarks at Center for Global Development
04/27/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Testimony before the House International Relations Committee
04/26/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committeetestimony-042605-applegarthtosfrc
04/18/2005 “Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Malagasy President Marc Ravalomanana and MCC CEO Paul Applegar
04/14/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Testimony before the House Appropriations Committee Foreign Operations Subcommittee
02/16/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Presentation To African Ambassadors
02/04/2005 MCC CEO Paul Applegarth’s Remarks To A Joint MCC/Corporate Council On Africa Honoring His Excellency, Marc Ravalomanana President of Madagascar