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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 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 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.

Past

November 3, 2005
Peter Heller, Deputy Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund, will present his paper, "Pity the Finance Minister": Issues in...
November 1, 2005
CGD Senior Fellow Steve Radelet examined which countries pass the MCC indicators tests, which countries the MCC Board is most likely to select, and...
October 24, 2005
CGD will host this seminar on poverty and the environment featuring Urvashi Narain, a Fellow at Resources for the Future, and Jan Bojö, Lead...
October 21, 2005
The Center for Global Development and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will present a seminar on trade reforms.
October 20, 2005
CGD will launch its newest book, "Reality Check: The Distributional Consequences of Privatization," edited by Nancy Birdsall and John Nellis.
October 20, 2005
CGD and JHU-SAIS will host a seminar with Francisco H.G. Ferreira, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro and the World Bank. Garance...
October 19, 2005
Mead Over, a Senior Economist in the Development Research Group at the World Bank, will speak at this CGD seminar
October 18, 2005
Devesh Kapur and John McHale's new book on migration, "Give Us Your Best and Brightest: The Global Hunt for Talent and Its Impact on the Developing...

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