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This episode of Conversations on COVID-19 and Development will air on Tuesday, May 5 at 10am ET. Register above to receive a reminder to watch.
Former British Prime Minister and United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss international cooperation in the response to COVID-19. They will discuss his call for the World Bank, IMF, and regional development banks to aggressively expand their lending and for a two-year debt-payment moratorium for all emerging and developing economies. They will also discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting education around the world.
Conversations on COVID-19 and Development: In this series, CGD President Masood Ahmed discusses the economic and development challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with policymakers and thought-leaders in the development community. They cover a variety of topics ranging from the adoption of pandemic response strategies for low-income and fragile countries, to how best the international community can help governments, to private sector impact and how DFIs can help.