On September 21 at the 2010 CGI Annual Meeting, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves with Tällberg Alumni by her side.
During the Empowering Girls and Women Plenary at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declared the U.S. commitment to the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves along with the founding partners. One of the partners taking the stage was Reema Navatny, Director of Economic and Rural Development for the Self Employed Women’s Association (SEWA). Attending last summer’s Tällberg gathering in Leksand, Sweden, Mrs Navatny presented SEWA’s ground-breaking initiative to equip and train thousands of women to employ efficient stoves, solar lights and biogas equipment in Gujerat, India.
Hillary Clinton also introduced founding partner Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, former Director-General of WHO and former Prime Minister of Norway, who received the 2009 Tällberg Foundation Leadership Award for Principled Pragmatism and greatly contributed to the Tällberg Forum 2009.
For the video clip of CGI 2010 Commitment - Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, please click here
For more information about the Tällberg Foundation gathering The 5th Global YES Summit - Rework the World event on 2 - 5 June, 2010, in Leksand, Sweden - please click here
For more information about Dr Gro Harlem Brundtland, the 2009 winner of the Tällberg Foundation’s Leadership Award for Principled Pragmatism – please click here