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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.

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August 28, 2014
CGD is pleased to announce a screening of Fatal Assistance, part of our film series, Global Development Matters. Haitian born filmmaker Raoul Peck...
August 28, 2014
In this session, Jonah Busch, research fellow with the Center for Global Development, will discuss a recent publication, What Drives Deforestation...
August 6, 2014
In the UK, the heated public debate over immigration does not always take account of all the evidence of the effects of migration on receiving...