Dr. Juan José Daboub participated in the panel, "Global Priorities for the Sustainable Development Goal" at the CSIS Global Development Forum on April 23, 2015. To view the full agenda, click HERE. The news organization CDAPress quoted Dr. Daboub at the event in an article titled, "A Better Way to Manage Poverty":
"The PovertyCure video on the seminar's website includes interviews from world leaders and people who have been affected by poverty, and have experienced the social entrepreneurship approach to the problem. One speaker was Juan Jose Daboub, the former minister of finance for El Salvador.
"The reason you want to open up the economy is so that people have the opportunity of taking destiny into their own hands," Daboub said. "You can reduce poverty by creating opportunity.""