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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

September 15, 2021
How does migration affect reproductive preferences and behaviors? In a new paper, Caroline Theoharides and Susan Godlonton study the impact of...
September 14, 2021
Extreme episodes of capital flow volatility have long been a concern for policymakers in Latin America because of the threat that they pose to...
September 14, 2021
The Center for Global Development (CGD) and Women in Global Health (WGH) are pleased to co-host this event, following the second session of...
September 9, 2021
In the Future of Development series, the Center for Global Development and the Georgetown University Initiative on Innovation, Development and...
September 1, 2021
In this session on the first day of Bruegel’s 2020 Annual Meetings we are delighted to welcome Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner for...
September 1, 2021
Vaccination campaigns in Europe and the United States are advancing at breakneck speed. But the vast majority of humanity remains without access to...
August 16, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the need for reckoning the world’s food systems and has made evident that the global food supply chain—highly...
July 30, 2021
At the Paris Summit on Financing African Economies held last May, the IMF announced the availability of US$33 billion in new SDRs for African...

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