Ideas to Action:

Independent research for global prosperity

Events

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

June 2, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

Countries in Asia experienced the COVID-19 outbreak earlier than in other regions. This session will consider the experience of the pandemic within the region to date, Asia’s economic outlook during this crisis period, and the outlook for policy responses to the health and economic crises.

...
June 3, 2020 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM ET

Around the world, the COVID-19 pandemic threatens access to sexual and reproductive health, including contraceptive services, for women and girls who are disproportionately affected by the crisis in a myriad of ways. Alongside broader health needs, disruptions to sexual and reproductive health...

June 4, 2020 12:00 PM ET

Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John Nkengasong, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss how his organization is helping member states to combat COVID-19. They will discuss the efforts to trace, track, and test; how to introduce mitigation measures...

June 10, 2020 10:00 AM ET

Charles W. Eliot University Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard University and CGD Chairman of the Board, Lawrence Summers, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. They will discuss the international response to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

June 15, 2020 2:00 AM ET

African Development Bank President, Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the impact of COVID-19 across Africa. They will discuss the economic impact of lockdowns in Africa and how response policies need to be adjusted for low income countries.

Past

May 12, 2020
Africa is home to 16 percent of the world’s population and carries 24 percent of the world’s disease burden but accounts for just 1 percent of global...
May 7, 2020
Chief Executive Officer of the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and International Development Finance Club (IDFC) Chairperson, Rémy Rioux,...
May 5, 2020
Former British Prime Minister and United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education, Gordon Brown, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss...
April 28, 2020
Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Sir Mark Lowcock, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss...
April 28, 2020
In most high-income countries, migrants make up a large share of health workers and are more likely to be on the frontline of the COVID-19 response....
April 27, 2020
President of the EBRD, Sir Suma Chakrabarti, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed how the private sector is being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and...
April 24, 2020
Chief Executive Officer of the IFC, Philippe Le Houérou, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss how private sector companies are coping with the...
April 23, 2020
This LSE virtual event is hosted by the Institute of Global Affairs, the Middle East Centre and the School of Public Policy and features CGD...

Pages

Filter by topic:

Expert

Event Type