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January 28, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Providing patients with high-quality essential medicines requires a well-functioning procurement, distribution, and regulatory system. However, in many low- and lower-middle-income countries (LMICs), the centrally run supply chain is unable to provide health facilities with uninterrupted supply...

February 1, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

National government agencies can struggle to reach the periphery of their state, to places of poverty, international borders and geostrategic concerns, or they can direct their limited resources to security enforcement over service delivery. While the influence of local and district governments...

February 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EASTERN TIME (US AND CANADA)

The recent allocation of $650 billion of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the IMF to the world’s economies is a major achievement of international action to bridge the financing gap of many countries in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.


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...
March 15, 2003
Tito Cordella and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia of the International Monetary Fund presented, "Conditional Aid, Sovereign Debt, and Debt Relief."
February 24, 2003
The Center for Global Development, in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank, and with generous support from the Tinker Foundation and...
January 28, 2003
Peter Lanjouw and Berk Özler of the World Bank research department presented a new method for combining survey and census data to estimate income...
January 8, 2003
CGD and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) convened the conference HIV/AIDS in Africa: What Works to highlight successful strategies in response to the growing...
December 3, 2002
The Center hosted "Making the News - Inspiring Views: How the Media Educates and Inspires Us About International Development."


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