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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.

Past

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...
August 16, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for reckoning the world’s food systems and has made evident that the global food supply chain—highly...
July 30, 2021
At the Paris Summit on Financing African Economies held last May, the IMF announced the availability of US$33 billion in new SDRs for African...
May 4, 2021
As the global community prioritizes a sustainable recovery post COVID-19, climate change is at the center of the needed economic transformation.
March 25, 2021
The Center for Global Development (CGD) is hosting this panel discussion on what is the Role of Aid in Middle-Income Countries? It will consider the...
January 28, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jeff Sachs will summarize the likely impact of the...
October 8, 2020
Since the adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in 2015, the narrative on financing progress towards these goals in low-income...
October 17, 2019
As countries grow to middle-income status and gain access to commercial lending, the development community is increasingly at odds as to if and how...

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