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Upcoming

October 28, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

On August 23rd 2021, the IMF allocated a historical $650 billion worth of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to its member states, to help countries tackle the economic impact from COVID-19.

October 29, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and Evaluation (gui2de) bring together development experts, scholars, and policymakers to address the big questions facing developing countries and help...

November 2, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

What are the impacts of regularization on migrant’s lives? In a new paper, Sandra Rozo and co-authors examine the effects of the Permiso Especial de Permanencia (PEP) visa, an opportunity for regularization for half a million Venezuelan refugees in Colombia. The study finds that migrants with a...

November 4, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

After earlier calls for transparency in the global deployment of COVID-19 vaccine, we’ve seen progress: in addition to UNICEF’s COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard launched in December 2020, the Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics – launched in June 2021 – houses a central...

November 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the importance of development approaches that center on the unique needs and constraints of women and girls. As countries, with the support of international financial institutions, seek to rebuild post-pandemic, there’s an opportunity to make...

November 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have been using epidemiological and operational modelling to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as estimate the impact of different control measures.

November 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

In early 2021, CGD launched the COVID-19 Gender and Development Initiative with two objectives: increase the importance of gender equality on the policy agendas of global decision-makers in COVID response and recovery, and generate resources to ensure their decisions are evidence-based. Since...

Past

October 28, 2021
Curbing the pandemic while protecting access to essential health services requires an ample supply of vaccine, a functioning, well-funded delivery...
October 26, 2021
Last week the IMF released it's Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is set to expand by 3.7 percent in...
October 26, 2021
Financial inclusion stakeholders continue to face important challenges to define and measure women’s economic empowerment (WEE). Developing and using...
October 26, 2021
This event is hosted by Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) and  Global Health Hub Germany and features CGD Executive Vice President, Amanda Glassman.
October 12, 2021
COVID-19 has produced an enormous global economic shock and ongoing risks to economic growth, poverty reduction progress, and sustainable development...
October 11, 2021
With the allocation of $650 billion of SDRs effected on August 23, 2021, global policy attention has shifted to the best ways to use them. While the...
October 8, 2021
This event is co-hosted by the Norweigan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and...
October 5, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed up to 40 million Africans into extreme poverty and the continent experienced its first recession in half a century....

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