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Upcoming

October 26, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM Washington DC Time

This event is hosted by Federal Ministry of Health (BMG) and  Global Health Hub Germany and features CGD Executive Vice President, Amanda Glassman.

October 26, 2021 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM Washington DC time

Financial inclusion stakeholders continue to face important challenges to define and measure women’s economic empowerment (WEE). Developing and using a common approach to measuring WEE is critical for understanding the impacts of various financial inclusion programs and initiatives across...

October 26, 2021 1:30 PM Washington DC time

Last week the IMF released it's Regional Economic Outlook for Sub-Saharan Africa. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is set to expand by 3.7 percent in 2021 and 3.8 percent in 2022, a welcome change from the sharp contraction in 2020 but still represents the slowest recovery relative to other regions...

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 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...

November 4, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Washington DC time

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 Washington DC time

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.

Past

July 8, 2003
Simeon Djankov of the World Bank presented "The World Bank's 'Doing Business' Indicators and Their Implications for IDA Funding."
June 13, 2003
CGD hosted a Development Matters event featuring the Gateway Ambassadors (GA) of Ghana. The GA gave a rousing performance of song and spoken word.
May 27, 2003
The Center hosted a presentation about results-based aid management by Keiichiro Nakazawa, Director of Development Assistance Operations Evaluation...
May 22, 2003
CGD launched the new book, Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker's Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account, by CGD Senior Fellow Steve Radelet.
May 15, 2003
The Center hosted a Development Matters event on the likely outcome and development implications of Iraq's debt.
May 13, 2003
Alan Gelb and Todd Moss of the World Bank Africa Region group presented " The World Bank's New Strategy for Africa. "
April 29, 2003
The Center for Global Development (CGD) and Foreign Policy Magazine (FP) launched the Commitment to Development Index. The Index rates rich countries...
April 22, 2003
David Dollar, research manager for the macroeconomics and growth team at the World Bank Research Department presented, "Investment climate and firm...

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