CGD Policy Blogs
The Center for Global Development is building on our initial efforts by launching the COVID-19 Gender and Development Initiative. This new initiative will aim to promote gender equality and long-term prosperity in low- and middle-income countries by informing global and national decisionmakers' policy responses to the current pandemic and future crises.
On 17th March, the Dutch will make their way to the polls to elect a new government. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte remains largely popular at home for his management of the pandemic through an “intelligent lockdown” and seems to be heading towards a fourth term.
The UK government plans to reduce its aid budget from 0.7 percent of its gross national income (GNI) to 0.5 percent.Today we publish a note that provides an analytical overview of the proposed cuts and potential impacts.