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Note: CGD is committed to gender diversity. Read our gender diversity commitments for public events here.

Upcoming

October 29, 2018
More than two years after we saw the end of a deadly Ebola epidemic that claimed the lives of over 11,000 people and devastated populations in West Africa, new mechanisms have been pursued to...
November 1, 2018
Policymakers will convene at the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana later this month to mark the 40th anniversary of the Declaration of Alma-Ata and renew their commitments to...
November 8, 2018
The Center for Global Development, CDC Group, and the Centre for Finance and Development are pleased to invite you to the international conference Blended Development Finance and the New Industrial...
November 13, 2018
Over 1 billion women lack access to financial services due to economic and social barriers, time and mobility constraints, and discrimination Financial services delivered digitally can address these...
November 14, 2018
AidEx is a two day event, which encompasses a conference, exhibition, meeting areas, awards and workshops. Its fundamental aim is to engage the sector at every level and provide a forum for aid...

Past

December 10, 2015
Can short–term unconditional cash transfers (UCT) create longer-term impacts? In a new paper, Berk Özler and co-authors study a group of...
November 9, 2015
What is the best way to help the world’s poorest and most vulnerable? The current humanitarian aid system - based around the delivery of...
September 15, 2015
The humanitarian aid system is under severe strain. New approaches are needed to protect the lives and dignity of those affected and to ensure aid is...
July 2, 2015
As part of a broad effort to tackle subsidy reform, the Government of India introduced one of the largest direct benefit transfer programs in the...
March 20, 2015
With all the hype (and criticism) over foreign aid programs that pay for results, what do we really know about how they are being implemented and...
November 25, 2014
Human capital and its relation to poverty are central areas of study in development economics. The Mexican conditional cash transfer (CCT) program...
March 23, 2010
Donor countries have committed to major increases in development assistance but doubts remain over how effective this aid is. At this launch of...
September 18, 2008
Each day brings fresh evidence that Americans’ well-being is linked to the lives of others around the world as never before. Accelerating advances in...

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