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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

October 6, 2016
Please join us for a unique event, where we will hear from the heads of five development finance institutions (DFIs) about how to unlock private...
April 22, 2016
The roundtable event, to be held in Brussels, Belgium, and organised by ECDPM with the Center for Global Development in Europe, will bring together...
March 18, 2015
Becoming an entrepreneur is not only a highly regarded career path among young graduates in rich countries, but also across African nations. Yet the...
January 15, 2014
Last June, President Obama announced a new initiative which aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, a region where nearly 600...
October 16, 2013
This June, President Obama announced a new initiative which aims to double access to electricity in sub-Saharan Africa, a region where nearly 600...
October 10, 2013
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars' Africa Program and the Delegation of the European Union to the United States present European...
July 9, 2013
A Conversation with USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah and CGD President Nancy Birdsall Related Content Blog: Sarah Jane Staats on Shah's visit...
June 25, 2013
More than 1 billion people still live in extreme poverty, surviving on less than $1.25 per day. To eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, there is a...

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