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Events

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.

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Past

June 28, 2021
In the Biden Administration’s Interim National Security Guidance of March 2021, the United States declared its intent to “provide foreign assistance...
June 24, 2021
In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and...
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...
August 11, 2020
The West may have woken up to China’s role in developing countries with the advent of the Belt and Road initiative in 2015, but China’s economic...
January 24, 2020
The Chinese government’s Belt and Road initiative, now entering its 7th year, has generated a great deal of attention globally. The visibility...
October 17, 2019
Please join CGD president Masood Ahmed in conversation with Jin Liqun, the founding president of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)....
March 4, 2019
How are beliefs about gender differences formed, and how do they affect children’s aspirations and academic performance? In this talk, Alex...