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October 28, 2021 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Curbing the pandemic while protecting access to essential health services requires an ample supply of vaccine, a functioning, well-funded delivery system, and careful planning.

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.

October 29, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

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...

November 2, 2021 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

What are the impacts of regularization on migrant’s lives? In a new paper, Sandra Rozo and co-authors examine the effects of the Permiso Especial de Permanencia (PEP) visa, an opportunity for regularization for half a million Venezuelan refugees in Colombia. The study finds that migrants with a...

November 4, 2021 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

After earlier calls for transparency in the global deployment of COVID-19 vaccine, we’ve seen progress: in addition to UNICEF’s COVID-19 Vaccine Dashboard launched in December 2020, the Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines, Therapeutics, and Diagnostics – launched in June 2021 – houses a central...

November 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have highlighted the importance of development approaches that center on the unique needs and constraints of women and girls. As countries, with the support of international financial institutions, seek to rebuild post-pandemic, there’s an opportunity to make...

November 5, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:15 AM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

Since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations have been using epidemiological and operational modelling to predict the spread of the novel coronavirus as well as estimate the impact of different control measures.

November 9, 2021 10:00 AM - 12:45 PM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

In early 2021, CGD launched the COVID-19 Gender and Development Initiative with two objectives: increase the importance of gender equality on the policy agendas of global decision-makers in COVID response and recovery, and generate resources to ensure their decisions are evidence-based. Since...


October 12, 2004
On October 12, 2004 CGD hosted a panel discussion on remittances along with Development Alternatives Inc.
October 5, 2004
On October 5, 2004 the Center for Global Development presented a discussion titled, Double Standards and Debt Relief: The case for Nigerian IDA...
October 1, 2004
On October 1, 2004 in the run-up to the World Bank and IMF annual meetings, CGD hosted a discussion on grants vs. loans. The event was a forum for...
September 28, 2004
On September 30, 2004 CGD hosted a conversation between Washington Post columnist Sebastian Mallaby and South Africa’s Finance Minister Trevor Manuel...
September 28, 2004
Shantayanan Devarajan, Chief Economist for South Asia Region at the World Bank presented his paper, The Long-Run Economic Costs of AIDS: New Results...
September 8, 2004
On Sept. 8, the Center hosted the Latin American Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee as they discussed access to credit in the region and made...
July 29, 2004
Erica Gould, Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics at the University of Virginia, will present "Unpacking the Distributional Effects of...
July 26, 2004
Please join us as Michael Clemens, Steven Radelet, and Rikhil Bhavnani present the findings of CGD's new Working Paper #44. Setting aside emergency...


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