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CGD is committed to building an organization that embraces diversity and fosters inclusivity. We value diversity across intersectional dimensions, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, geographic location, and gender. As such, our public events aim to bring together relevant expertise and a balance of perspectives. Read our diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

February 2, 2022 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM ET (US & CANADA)

The recent allocation of $650 billion of Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) by the IMF to the world’s economies is a major achievement of international action to bridge the financing gap of many countries in the aftermath of the COVID-19 crisis.

Past

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 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...
November 22, 2021
The Center for Global Development and the African Center for Economic Transformation are hosting a public event on the recently reformed policies...
November 10, 2021
COVID-19 will likely be a forerunner of future catastrophic pandemics, fueled by global warming and biodiversity losses, unless significant new...
October 12, 2021
COVID-19 has produced an enormous global economic shock and ongoing risks to economic growth, poverty reduction progress, and sustainable development...
October 8, 2021
This event is co-hosted by the Norweigan Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and...
October 5, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed up to 40 million Africans into extreme poverty and the continent experienced its first recession in half a century....
September 28, 2021
What is the impact of IMF-supported programs on growth? Does the Fund lean too heavily towards austerity to ensure external adjustment at the expense...

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