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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.


August 11, 2020 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM ET

The West may have woken up to China’s role in developing countries with the advent of the Belt and Road initiative in 2015, but China’s economic relationships with these countries had already been rapidly expanding earlier in the decade. Now, in the midst of a global health and economic crisis,...

August 12, 2020 11:00 AM AEST

Historically, Australia has lacked a coherent policy to attract immigrants with less extensive formal training and education, despite the needs of their aging population and labour market. Recent moves to develop such a policy have thrown up numerous questions, such as how many vocational...

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...

August 19, 2020 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM ET

Today, 1.4 million refugees urgently await resettlement, and this number is growing. Less than a tenth of these people were due to be resettled in 2020, and COVID-19 will reduce this number even further.


January 30, 2006
Harsha Thirumurthy, a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at Yale University, will give a presentation on the economic impact of HIV/AIDS treatment on labor...
January 26, 2006
CGD and JHU-SAIS will present a seminar with Alain de Janvry, Professor, Agricultural & Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley...
January 24, 2006
James K. Boyce, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst will speak at this CGD seminar. Stewart Patrick, Research...
January 23, 2006
CGD hosted a panel discussion on HIV/AIDS and evaluation. Speakers included Martha Ainsworth, World Bank; Ruth Levine, Center for Global Development...
January 23, 2006
Ana Maria Oviedo, a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Maryland, College Park, will present at this CGD seminar.
January 20, 2006
Stephen Krasner, Director, Policy Planning Staff, U.S. Department of State, spoke at this CGD event regarding
January 19, 2006
CGD and the Latin America Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee presented a report on recommendations for the new president of the Inter-American...
January 18, 2006
Bertin Martens, Regional Economist for the Middle East & South Mediterranean, Directorate General for External Relations, European Commission,...


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