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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

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.

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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

March 24, 2020
Over the next 80 years, the world will experience significant demographic shifts. Developed countries are seeing massive reductions in their working-...
March 19, 2020
Aid agencies are scrambling to adapt as the COVID-19 pandemic is felt throughout the world. Join TNH Senior Editor Ben Parker as he speaks to leading...
March 18, 2020
Novartis Access is a new line of mostly branded generic NCD medicines offered at a wholesale price of US$1 per treatment per month. Please join us...
March 10, 2020
In Capitalism, Alone, Branko Milanovic argues that capitalism has triumphed because it works. It delivers prosperity and gratifies human desires for...
March 10, 2020
On this International Women’s Day, we are focusing on strategies to help adolescent girls achieve their potential. This is a challenge that needs...
March 3, 2020
Please join CGD’s Executive Vice President, Amanda Glassman, in conversation with UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS) Under-Secretary-General and...
February 27, 2020
The global health community strives to ensure that all people, regardless of who they are or where they live, can access quality health services...
February 13, 2020
The outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, is growing by the day, and increasingly posing risks beyond China—with the developing...

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