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Upcoming

June 23, 2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Washington DC time

How has climate change impacted global migration patterns? In a new paper, Ana María Ibáñez, Andrea Velasquez, and Jimena Romero link weather shocks to rising international migration. The study examines temperature shocks in El Salvador and their impact on domestic agricultural production,...

June 24, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Washington DC time

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...

June 24, 2021 1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Washington DC time

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 resulting in a decline in the size of the middle class and an increase in poverty in most countries, with some staggering exceptions, like Brazil,...

June 28, 2021 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM Washington DC Time
In the Biden Administration’s Interim National Security Guidance of March 2021, the United States declared its intent to “provide foreign assistance to promote global stability and offer an alternative to predatory development models” through U.S. development agencies and financing tools. The...
June 29, 2021 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM Washington DC time
Dealing with the worst crisis in the last 50 years and in the midst of a complex sociopolitical environment, Latin America faces important dilemmas. Developing and implementing the correct fiscal policy mix is certainly one of the toughest: How can the region struck a balance between providing much...
June 30, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
How best to prioritise COVID-19 vaccination within and between countries has been a public health and an ethical challenge for decision-makers globally, especially given the vaccine supply is limited in the short and medium term. Epidemiological and economic models can support this decision by...

Past

May 27, 2021
Through our work on the Donor Tracker, we know which donors are or are not making bold policy commitments and we know what they do and don’t fund....
May 25, 2021
With plans to meet amid the COVID-19 pandemic, an unprecedented vaccine rollout, and pressure for World Health Organization reform, this year’s World...
May 20, 2021
Prior to the pandemic, several African countries were in the process of extending their universal health coverage (CSU) provisions.
May 19, 2021
Past humanitarian reform agendas have emphasised the need for emergency responses to be locally owned. But more than one year on from the outbreak of...
May 19, 2021
The program is launching a new seminar series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from...
May 13, 2021
COVID-19 knows no borders and can only be overcome through united efforts by the international community. Then, what would be the best global...
May 11, 2021
High-income countries around the world depend on immigration to help foster strong societies and economies. Yet when deciding who is allowed to enter...
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.

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