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February 1, 2022 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

National government agencies can struggle to reach the periphery of their state, to places of poverty, international borders and geostrategic concerns, or they can direct their limited resources to security enforcement over service delivery. While the influence of local and district governments...


January 20, 2022
The global recovery is set to decelerate amid diminished policy support, continued COVID-19 flare-ups, and lingering supply bottlenecks. In contrast...
January 20, 2022
Climate change is a global challenge that among other things leads to more people being on the move. In recent years, global commitments have paid...
January 13, 2022
This event has been postponed and we will update you once we have a rescheduled date.
January 12, 2022
Since 2014, Open Philanthropy has directed over $1.5 billion in grants, and plans to give an additional $1 billion during 2022 and 2023 to evidence-...
January 12, 2022
2022 has all the makings of another difficult year for emerging markets and low-income countries. New COVID variants colliding with low vaccination...
December 16, 2021
As UN Women and Generation Equality Forum Action Coalitions seek to harness the momentum of initial commitments made in 2021, the Open Government...
December 15, 2021
There have been several explorations and a few impactful uses of Machine Learning (ML) and advanced analytics during the COVID-19 pandemic. A lot of...
December 7, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic is a critical care crisis. Many lives have been lost during the pandemic while countries tried to scale up ventilators and...


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