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Academy Award Winner Matt Damon’s Water Org at CGI-2014

Actor Matt Damon sprinkled in some humor with talk of the global water crisis, channeling “Bubba” in his panel discussion at Clinton Global Initiative.

In good humor, Damon impersonated former President Clinton at the annual meeting aimed at tackling worldwide crises Tuesday in New York, pointing out that water solutions could be aiding more people.

Damon also pointed to the fact that moved him to become a clean water advocate: Every 21 seconds, a child under 5 dies because of a preventable water related disease.

Damon, together with fellow co-founder Gary White, explained how a lack of potable water and sanitation leads to fatal illnesses, but is also just as much of a women’s issue, since women and girls are often assaulted while relieving themselves in public.

And while the pair agrees that there will never be “enough charity” to solve the water crisis, they remain optimistic about their progress, pointing specifically to the critical role microloans play.

To make toilets and clean water more accessible, –- which White and Damon co-founded in 2009 — developed WaterCredit. It’s the first program of its kind to use microfinance tools enable struggling communities to address the global water crisis.

The program connects financial institutions with communities in India, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Uganda, Peru and Kenya so that individuals and households can get the loans they need to fund water connections and building toilets. As the loans are repaid, they can be redeployed to other people in need, reducing the need for subsidies.

“We solved this here in the West 100 years ago,” Damon said. “Just imagine if we solved AIDS tomorrow or cancer, and in 100 years, children were still dying by the millions — it’s really unconscionable.

Matt Damon, Academy Award Winning Star – 2011

Matt Damon is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and philanthropist whose career was launched following the success of the drama film Good Will Hunting (1997) from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend and actor Ben Affleck. The pair won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work. For his performance in the film, Damon received nominations for the Academy Award, Golden Globe Award, Satellite Award, and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Actor.

Damon has since starred in commercially successful films such as Saving Private Ryan (1998), the Ocean’s trilogy, and the first three films in the Bourne series, while also gaining critical acclaim for his performances in dramas such as Syriana (2005), The Good Shepherd (2006), and The Departed (2006). He garnered a Golden Globe nomination for portraying the title character in The Talented Mr. Ripley (1999) and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Francois Pienaar in Invictus (2009).

He is one of the top-40 highest-grossing actors of all time. In 2007, Damon received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and was named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine. Damon has been actively involved in charitable work, including the ONE Campaign, H2O Africa Foundation, and

Clinton Global Initiative World Leaders & Humanitarians Speaking at CGI 2023 Meeting

The CGI Meeting 2023, was very well attended close to 1200 people in attendance from all walks of life, in attendance from all over the world. For one reason how they can help humanity with their money, skills, technology and expertise.

We at World Liberty TV, has covered most of Clinton Global Initiative, since President Clinton founded the Organization since 2005. Have to say we met some of the World’s elite people from the Political World, Royalty, Business Tycoons, Sports Celebrity’s, Non-Profit leaders, Presidents and prime ministers from around the globe and so many more.

President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in 2005 to bring together world leaders, business executives, leaders of effective nongovernmental organizations, and philanthropists to match resources with those doing good work on the ground.

See Many Panels with Ashley Judd, Matt Damon, Michael J Fox, Political, Sports figures and many more speaking in our World Liberty TV, Humanitarian Channels, Blogs and Humanitarian’s of the World Inc., by clicking here.

Clinton Global Initiative 2022 Meeting -NYC

CGI 2022 Meeting Concludes with the Launch of 144 New Commitments to Action that Address Climate Change, Health Equity, Inclusive Economic Growth, and the Global Refugee Crisis and President Zelenskyy joined President Clinton for a conversation on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.

This year’s meeting included over 2,100 leaders from across the public and private sectors, including Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; José Andrés, Founder and Chief Feeding Officer, World Central Kitchen; Xiye Bastida, Climate Justice Activist; Xavier Becerra, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services; Bono, Lead Singer of U2, Co-Founder of ONE and (RED).

Matt Damon, Co-Founder,; Thasunda Brown Duckett, President and CEO, TIAA; Larry Fink, Chairman and CEO, BlackRock; Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Founder, Pivotal Ventures; Jennifer Granholm, U.S. Secretary of Energy; Dolores Huerta, President, Dolores Huerta Foundation; Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder and President, Emerson Collective.

Today, President Bill Clinton, Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton, and Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton concluded the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2022 Meeting, announcing 144 new Commitments to Action that address climate change, health equity, inclusive economic growth, and the global refugee crisis.

For the first time since 2016, CGI brought together global and emerging leaders to take action on the world’s most pressing challenges. Highlights from the CGI 2022 Meeting program include:

President Zelenskyy of Ukraine and President Clinton in a one-on-one conversation about the state of global affairs; the refugee crisis created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; and what members of the CGI community can do to help. Watch the conversation, and read the full transcript of the conversation here.

Secretary Clinton speaking with Malala Yousafzai about expanding education for girls worldwide, following Malala receiving the Elevate Prize Catalyst Award on stage;

It was a great pleasure to see President Clinton Back with his Clinton Global Initiative, after six years, it was a great two-day conference, with thousands of people attending all over the world, with one goal in mind how can they serve humanity, there is no better way, then the way president Clinton does it.

Bringing everybody together and do brain storming, make commitments and get things done. We have covered every Clinton Global Initiative, ( CGI), President Clinton has done throughout the years. It is amazing how he gets, Political heads from all over the World, Movie Stars, CEO’s from all sectors, Non-Profit heads and organizations, Royalty from around the world.

President Clinton truly is a great man, with a heart of gold, and saving and touching millions of lives worldwide, he has to be one of the greatest Humanitarian of our Era. Thank you for what you do and give World Liberty TV, the opportunity to share your vision with our readers worldwide.

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Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) 2022 Meeting –NYC 2022

By:Dr.Adal M.Hussain,Phd (AKA) Dr. Abbey ,Editor @ Large for World Liberty TV CGI 2022 Meeting Concludes with the Launch of 144 New Commitments to Action that Address Climate Change, Health Equity, Inclusive Economic Growth, and the Global Refugee Crisis and President Zelenskyy joined President Clinton for a conversation on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine. This...
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Ben Affleck Academy Award Winner Film Maker & Founder Eastern Congo Initiative @ CGI-2016

Ben Affleck, is an American actor and filmmaker. He began his career as a child actor, starring in the PBS educational series The Voyage of the Mimi (1984, 1988). He later appeared in the coming-of-age comedy Dazed and Confused (1993) and various Kevin Smith films including Chasing Amy (1997) and Dogma (1999). Affleck gained fame when he and childhood friend Matt Damon won the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting (1997). He then starred in high-profile films including Armageddon (1998), Shakespeare in Love (1998), Pearl Harbor (2001), Changing Lanes (2002) and The Sum of All Fears (2002). After a career downturn, during which he appeared in Daredevil and Gigli (both 2003), Affleck received a Golden Globe nomination for his performance in Hollywoodland (2006).

Affleck’s directorial debut, Gone Baby Gone (2007), which he also co-wrote, was well received. He then directed, co-wrote, and starred in the crime drama The Town (2010). For the political thriller Argo (2012), which he directed and starred in, Affleck won the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Director, and the Golden Globe, BAFTA and Academy Award for Best Picture. In 2014, he starred in the psychological thriller Gone Girl. Affleck portrayed the superhero Batman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Suicide Squad (both 2016). The gangster drama Live by Night, which Affleck directed, wrote, produced, and acted in, will be released in early 2017.

Affleck is the co-founder of the Eastern Congo Initiative, a grantmaking and advocacy-based nonprofit organization. He is also a stalwart member of the Democratic Party. His younger brother is actor Casey Affleck, with whom he has worked on several films including Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone. Following high-profile relationships with Gwyneth Paltrow and Jennifer Lopez, Affleck married Jennifer Garner in 2005. Affleck has two daughters and a son with Garner, from whom he separated in June 2015.

Ben Affleck spoke at the Clinton Global  Initiative 2016, about his Eastern Congo Initiative, his foundation and the work being done in Africa, see what he had to say right here in our World Liberty TV, Celebrity and Entertainment Channels.

Schneps Media’s Power Women of the Bronx-2022

By: Gloria Smith, Associate Editor for World Liberty TV Power Women of the Bronx honors those fearless females who make the Bronx the thriving and vibrant place it is to work, live and do business. When women support women, amazing things happen. Schneps Media, publishers of the Bronx Times, Caribbean Life and amnyMetro, is proud...
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The New York Coffee Festival at Metropolitan Pavilion NYC-2017

By: Steve Webner Staff Writer for World Liberty TV The New York Coffee Festival, New York City’s flagship  coffee event, is thrilled to announce a series of additional vendors for this year’s event. Among these newly confirmed participants are Mahlkonig TimTams ,Joe Coffee Company Sail Away Coffee, and more. The festival will take place this...
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