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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

April 30, 2021
In the latest edition to the series, Atif Mian and Jing Cai will join host Shanta Devarajan to discuss trends, innovation, and improvements in...
April 29, 2021
In December 2019, the European Commission put forward a package of policy initiatives – The EU Green Deal – with the overarching aim of making Europe...
April 28, 2021
Please join the Center for Global Development (CGD) for a conversation featuring Representative Joaquin Castro—Chairman of the new House Foreign...
April 23, 2021
Please join the Center for Global Development for a conversation with U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) Chief Operating...
April 22, 2021
Join CGD’s Masood Ahmed for a discussion with Mark Lowcock, outgoing UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief, to...
April 19, 2021
The African Center for Economic Transformation (ACET) and the Center for Global Development (CGD) are co-hosting this panel discussion on the...
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...
April 15, 2021
Join CGD for a discussion with Rory Stewart on issues including the new UK Defense Security and Foreign Policy Review, the moves to reduce the UK’s...

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