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CGD is committed to building an organization that embraces diversity and fosters inclusivity. We value diversity across intersectional dimensions, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, geographic location, and gender. As such, our public events aim to bring together relevant expertise and a balance of perspectives. Read our diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

February 10, 2022 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Rising inequality and widespread poverty, social unrest and polarization, gender and ethnic disparities, declining social mobility, economic fragility, unbalanced growth due to technology and globalization, and existential danger from climate change are urgent global concerns. These issues are...

Past

September 20, 2021
Join The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) for a series of global conversations on democracy, business, markets and development....
June 24, 2021
COVID-19 will likely reverse many of the social gains that took decades to materialize in Latin America and the Caribbean. The global pandemic is...
February 10, 2021
Join Tim Harford and Amanda Glassman as they discuss Harford’s new book, The Data Detective. Already a bestseller in the UK, the book uses new...
September 29, 2020
Ending poverty continues to be a major challenge for the global community. It is as relevant today as it was two decades ago, when four women rose to...
July 23, 2020
Dr. Nancy Birdsall will discuss the plight of the “strugglers”; the billions of economically insecure people who live above the poverty line but far...
July 20, 2020
The EBRD’s board of Governors, representing its 71 shareholders, will elect a new president to succeed Sir Suma Chakrabarti this autumn for a 4-year...
March 10, 2020
In Capitalism, Alone, Branko Milanovic argues that capitalism has triumphed because it works. It delivers prosperity and gratifies human desires for...
February 5, 2020
Please join us to discuss the new IDRC book Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good. Co-authors, Robert McLean and John Gargani,...

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