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The New Middle Class in the Developing World: Does it Matter?

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm

This is a non-CGD event and will be live-streamed.

The Kapuscinski Development Lecture will be delivered by Nancy Birdsall, Founding President at the Center for Global Development.

Welcome & Commentary:

Helmut K. Anheier, President, Hertie School of Governance
Richard Kühnel, Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in Germany
Ben Slay, Senior Advisor, UNDP Regional Bureau for Europe and CIS


Arntraud Hartmann, Adjunct, Hertie School of Governance

The lecture is a joint initiative of the European Commission, the United Nations Development Programme and the Hertie School of Governance. The project is funded by the European Commission.

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Senior Fellow, President Emeritus

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Tuesday, February 23, 2016
12:00 p.m. EST Washington, DC
6:00 PM CET Berlin

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