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Conference speakers include RISE Research Director Lant Pritchett, Felipe Barrera-Osorio, Vicky Colbert, Jishnu Das, Annie Duflo, James Habyarimana, Kara Hanson, Elizabeth King, Michael Kremer, Karthik Muralidharan, Derek Neal, Pauline Rose, Norbert Schady, and Leonard Wantchekon.
On June 18 from 12:15 - 2:00 p.m., in conjunction with the conference, there will also be a pre-solicitation meeting for potential RISE bidders, including a Q&A with Lant Pritchett about the project’s upcoming call for proposals. To attend the pre-solicitation meeting, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
On February 15, 2005 CGD hosted the conference, Fighting AIDS, TB, and Malaria: Innovations and Challenges, that brought together leaders from the World Bank, The Global Fund, and the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). The conference addressed the challenges associated with fostering local ownership, proper allocation of funding and the creation of incentives on the impact and functionality of the Global Fund, the World Bank and PEPFAR operations.
An evening with friends and neighbors, we gathered at The Diner (in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood) for the second annual CGD viewing of the President’s annual address to the joint session of Congress.
On January 26, 2005 Jean-Pierre Landau, General Auditor of the Treasury of France and Chair of President Chirac’s Task Force on International Taxation to Finance Development, presented the report of President Chirac’s Task Force on International Taxation to Finance Development to a meeting of aid and development experts at the Center for Global Development.
The Center for Global Development and Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies presented the Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminar (MADS)* “Fewer Banks, Fewer Crises” with Adam Posen, Senior Fellow, Institute for International Economics. Jerry Caprio, Director, Operations and Policy Department, Financial Sector Operations Vice Presidency, The World Bank served as the discussant.
The Center for Global Development presented the seminar "Why Are We Worried About Income? Nearly Everything that Matters is Converging" with Charles Kenny, Senior Economist, World Bank and Discussant Branko Milanovic, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
CGD and the Hudson Institute organized a debate between Carol Adelman, Senior Fellow and Director of The Center for Science in Public Policy at The Hudson Institute; and Steve Radelet, Senior Fellow at CGD. Moderated by Sebastian Mallaby of the Washington Post, the debate covered such issues as U.S. private giving, and whether remittances and the State Department budget should be counted as foreign aid.
On January 10, 2005 The Center for Global Development hosted a seminar featuring an overview of the second part of the U.N. Study by José Antonio Ocampo, Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs at the United Nations. Michael Clemens, a Research Fellow with The Center for Global Development, provided discussant commentary on the study.