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A Development Agenda for the 117th Congress: A Conversation with Congressman Joaquin Castro

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 2:00pm to 2:45pm Washington DC time

 
INTRODUCTION

  • Masood Ahmed, President, Center for Global Development

FEATURING

  • Representative Joaquin Castro, Chairman, Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact, House Committee on Foreign Affairs

MODERATOR

  • Amanda Glassman, Executive Vice President, Center for Global Development (CGD)

Please join the Center for Global Development (CGD) for a conversation featuring Representative Joaquin Castro—Chairman of the new House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact—on US development policy priorities and challenges facing the 117th Congress.

Amid a global pandemic and unfolding economic crisis threatening to reverse development progress and exacerbate inequality, the creation of the new development-focused congressional subcommittee comes at a pivotal time—promising increased visibility and attention on an important set of global issues.

Representative Castro will speak with CGD Executive Vice President and Senior Fellow Amanda Glassman about his vision for the subcommittee, the importance of protecting hard-won development gains, and how to advance smart, innovative, and evidence-based development policy.

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Executive Vice President of CGD, CEO of CGD Europe, and Senior Fellow