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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...

Past

July 9, 2020
The US International Development Finance Corporation, better known as DFC, recently launched the first iteration of its Impact Quotient (IQ), a new...
November 6, 2019
In October 2018, USAID published its inaugural Journey to Self-Reliance Country Roadmaps featuring 17 third-party, publicly available metrics used to...
October 22, 2019
The Center for Global Development is pleased to host Millennium Challenge Corporation Chief Executive Officer, Sean Cairncross, for his first major...
October 3, 2019
Global trade is facing strong political headwinds in the United States. While evidence shows trade generally yields economic benefits on balance,...
July 19, 2018
US foreign assistance has always been a tool of foreign policy and has been used to influence UN votes for decades. But there are a range of opinions...
September 13, 2017
With plans for a redesign of the State Department and United States Agency for International Development well under way, this is a critical moment...
May 25, 2017
The early days of this new administration are a critical time for bipartisan exchange among leaders of previous administrations. Please join CGD for...
March 13, 2017
While still a work in progress, the Trump Administration’s first budget request to Congress is expected to contain deep cuts to the US foreign...

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