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Upcoming

September 20, 2021 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM SAST

Join The Centre for Development and Enterprise (CDE) for a series of global conversations on democracy, business, markets and development. Nancy Birdsall is president emeritus and co-founder of the Center for Global Development (CGD), widely recognised as one of the foremost...

September 22, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Washington DC time

In the context of the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and widening resource gaps for health at the national level, development finance institutions (DFIs) are well-placed to contribute to efforts to strengthen pandemic preparedness and expand access to health products and innovations. But historically,...

September 23, 2021 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Washington DC time

Afghanistan is now suffering from the compounded impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and a deteriorating humanitarian situation, putting lives and livelihoods at risk. The health care system in Afghanistan is already vulnerable and reliant on foreign aid, but with the World Bank and other...

September 23, 2021 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM Washington DC Time

Global need for humanitarian aid is at an all-time high, driven by protracted conflicts, climate change, pandemics and increasing inequalities. But the humanitarian system is under pressure politically and financially. The legitimacy of the supply-driven system is increasingly questioned by many...

September 24, 2021 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Washington DC time

The COVID-19 crisis has emphasized the need for high-quality, timely, context-specific evidence—for both effective policy responses and political credibility. Despite significant progress in recent years, numerous challenges continue to limit the use of evidence by policymakers around the world...

September 29, 2021 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Washington DC time

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage and public funding is increasingly scarce, the need for high-quality, timely evidence on the effectiveness of public programs has never been clearer. Given that impact evaluations are uniquely suited to estimating the net impact of programs, they play a...

Past

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.
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...

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