USAID Counselor Chris Milligan to Deliver Remarks on a New USAID-Private Sector Partnership on Ocean Plastics Pollution at The Wilson Center

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For Immediate Release

Monday, June 3, 2019
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On Wednesday, June 5, Counselor Chris Milligan of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) will participate in a discussion at the Wilson Center. The Counselor will highlight USAID's use of blended finance to address ocean plastic pollution, including the role private sector partnerships and investments are playing to address the growing threat to the world's environment and economy. Joining Counselor Milligan will be speakers from Circulate Capital, Procter & Gamble, Dow, and Ocean Conservancy.

Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend and the event will be livestreamed here. To register, please email

WHEN: Wednesday, June 5, 2019, 11:00 AM EDT

WHERE: Wilson Center, Flom Auditorium (6th Floor) 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW Washington, DC 20004

Media representatives may attend this event upon presentation of one of the following: (1) A U.S. Government-issued identification card (Department of State, White House, Congress, Department of Defense or Foreign Press Center); (2) a media-issued photo identification card; or (3) a letter from their employer on letterhead to verify their employment as a journalist, accompanied by an official photo identification card (driver's license, passport).