Ambassador John D. Negroponte, US Deputy Secretary of State, delivered the keynote address at the 2007 Awards Dinner on April 25 in Washington, DC.

The dinner was attended by dignitaries from business and government, including members of Congress and diplomats, media and civil society. It was part of EWI's US-Russia Constructive Agenda Initiative, a dynamic multi-year project bringing together leaders from various professions from both nations to craft new approaches to bilateral and global challenges. The initiative also includes public and private meetings, policy papers and conferences.