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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 5, 2020 10:00 AM ET

Director of Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), John Nkengasong, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed and CGD Executive Vice President Amanda Glassman to discuss how his organization is helping member states to combat COVID-19. They will discuss the efforts to trace,...

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 11, 2020 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT

Developing countries are being hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic. As governments impose strict lockdowns to contain the spread of the coronavirus, families and small businesses are finding it difficult to earn enough. This has created a vast number of ‘new poor’ who will continue to be severely...

June 12, 2020 10:00 AM ET

United Nations Under Secretary General and Executive Secretary, Economic Commission for Africa, Vera Songwe, joins CGD President Masood Ahmed to discuss the economic and social impacts of COVID-19 in Africa and the international response. They will discuss lockdown exit strategies, debt...

Past

January 28, 2003
Peter Lanjouw and Berk Özler of the World Bank research department presented a new method for combining survey and census data to estimate income...
January 8, 2003
CGD and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) convened the conference HIV/AIDS in Africa: What Works to highlight successful strategies in response to the growing...
December 3, 2002
The Center hosted "Making the News - Inspiring Views: How the Media Educates and Inspires Us About International Development."
November 14, 2002
Shang-Jin Wei, of the Brookings Institution and the International Monetary Fund presented "Transparency and International Investor Behavior."
November 1, 2002
The Center hosted "Investing in Peace: How Development Aid Can Prevent or Promote Conflict" with author Robert J. Muscat.
September 30, 2002
On September 30, 2002, the Center for Global Development hosted a roundtable discussion on "The Millennium Challenge Account: A New Model For...
June 1, 2002
The Center hosted a conference entitiled "Washington Contentious: Issues in Global and Domestic Inequity." This event was co-sponsored with the Inter...
May 1, 2002
The Center hosted a photo exhibit - A Broken Landscape: HIV & AIDS in Africa. The evening included a discussion with Paul Kwengwere Program...

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