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Upcoming

December 3, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Almost three decades after the highly indebted poor countries (HIPC) initiative cleared $76 billion in unsustainable debts from the balance sheets of 37 countries, the sovereign debt burdens of many African countries are once again approaching concerning levels. But despite the many similarities...

Past

April 16, 2021
China is the world’s largest official creditor, but basic facts about the terms and conditions of its lending were—until recently—obscured. On March...
October 28, 2020
Seventy-five years after its inception, the multilateral development system is under stress and challenged as never before. At the threshold 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...
July 9, 2020
It is hard to imagine a more auspicious beginning for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Launched just four and a half years ago, the...
April 2, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is on track to take a global human and economic toll unprecedented in modern times. The overriding imperative of implementing...
October 13, 2018
On the sidelines of the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings in Bali, the Center for Global Development, the International Development Finance Club (...
February 8, 2017
The world’s development challenges are far too vast for the old way of doing things. To generate the trillions of dollars necessary to...