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While CGD and CGDE in-person events are postponed at this time following guidance from public health officials on dealing with the spread of the coronavirus, we will continue to host some events and meetings online and will place updated announcements on this page as they are organized and confirmed. Thank you for your continued interest in CGD’s work.

Note: CGD is committed to gender diversity. Read our gender diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

August 17, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a new report assessing progress toward increased staff diversity at the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). Please join Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security and the Center for Global Development for an event...

August 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Today, 1.4 million refugees urgently await resettlement, and this number is growing. Less than a tenth of these people were due to be resettled in 2020, and COVID-19 will reduce this number even further.

September 11, 2020 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM BST

Much of the discussion around society’s ability to return to “normality” after the COVID-19 pandemic has centered on the development of a vaccine. This has led to unprecedented collaboration and investment. Vaccine candidate development for COVID-19 is progressing faster than for any other...

Past

August 12, 2020
Historically, Australia has lacked a coherent policy to attract immigrants with less extensive formal training and education, despite the needs of...
August 11, 2020
The West may have woken up to China’s role in developing countries with the advent of the Belt and Road initiative in 2015, but China’s economic...
August 6, 2020
Despite early and aggressive lockdown measures, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the country’s population, health system, and economy. Peru has one of...
July 30, 2020
COVID-19 has had an enormous impact on the health systems of developing countries. During this event we will discuss how various developing countries...
July 28, 2020
This event is hosted by the Candian Council for the Americas and features CGD senior fellow and president emeritus, Nancy Birdsall.
July 24, 2020
Join the Center for the Evaluation of Value and Risk in Health for an important webinar focused on understanding how well available information on...
July 23, 2020
Dr. Nancy Birdsall will discuss the plight of the “strugglers”; the billions of economically insecure people who live above the poverty line but far...
July 23, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major impact on economic output and public finances of countries in sub-Saharan Africa. At the same time, fiscal...

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