President Barack Obama provides a few brief remarks in terms of the purpose of the civil society meeting.
His focus is on civil society; he believes that the strength and success of all countries and all regions depends in part on protecting and supporting civil society. Obama voices out that strong civil society help uphold universal human rights, and are crucial to economic development.
Village Capital announced the winners of the $50,000 prize awarded to social entrepreneurs who don’t “self-define as social entrepreneurs”. The winners didn’t start out thinking of themselves as social enterprises.
President Obama\'s Dialogue at Civil Society Roundtable