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October 17, 2019
As countries grow to middle-income status and gain access to commercial lending, the development community is increasingly at odds as to if and how multilateral development banks (MDBs) should...
October 17, 2019
India has been a leading country in the development of digital technology, including in the areas of identification, mobile connectivity and payments, and its application to reform governance and the...
October 18, 2019
Extensive international evidence demonstrates that investing in women makes good business sense. Yet despite the clear commercial case for investing in women as entrepreneurs, workers, and consumers...
October 18, 2019
In January 2018, Liberia took a significant step in its nascent democratic history. His Excellency, George Manneh Weah, a celebrated soccer star, was sworn in as President while his predecessor,...
October 18, 2019
For OECD-DAC countries who still provide substantial volumes of aid, do we agree on and still care about principles, measures and comparisons of what makes development aid “effective”?...
October 18, 2019
Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is high on the global development agenda and this past year has seen several global mobilizing moments and calls to action. Yet progress to date has been slow and...
October 22, 2019
The Center for Global Development is pleased to host Millennium Challenge Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Sean Cairncross, for his first major Washington policy speech since being confirmed in...
October 22, 2019
Global development is increasingly intertwined with state fragility. Poverty is becoming concentrated in fragile states, and conflict, violent extremism, and environmental stresses can emerge from...
October 24, 2019
For several years, Africa has gained a reputation as the next frontier for tech and social enterprises. In reality, the startup economy is growing with more and more venture capital firms making...
December 4, 2019
Governments and donors are increasingly focused on the use of evidence in evaluating human development programs and setting policy priorities.  This master class will provide early career...

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Past

October 20, 2011
The Center for Global Development PresentsIraq’s Last Chance to Beat the Oil Curse: Lessons for the Arab Spring Featuring authorJohnny West...
October 18, 2011
The Center for Global Development presents a book reception to celebrate the 2nd edition ofAfrican Development: Making Sense of the Issues and...
September 26, 2011
The Open Society Foundations presentNigeria's Fight Against Corruption: Successes and Challenges PanelistsDaniel Claman, Assistant Chief, Asset...