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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 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.

Past

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...
October 11, 2005
Jeremy Shiffman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Administration, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, will present his paper "Donor...
October 4, 2005
Bekezela Mbakile, director of the Debswana HIV/AIDS program spoke about the development and implementation for the HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment...
September 28, 2005
James Surowiecki, author of the best-selling book, The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes...
September 28, 2005
Global health experts met in Washington D.C. last week to engage policy makers and set a research agenda. Transcripts and photos of the event are now...
September 23, 2005
How should the world's largest and most influential development institution address the challenges of the 21st Century? Ten distinguished speakers...
September 22, 2005
Kemal Dervis, UNDP administrator and chair of the United Nations Development Group, spoke about UN reform, this year's UN Summit, the World Bank IMF...

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