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Upcoming

May 19, 2021 10:00 AM Washington DC time

The program is launching a new seminar series, Building the Evidence on Forced Displacement: From Research to Policy Making, to discuss findings from the latest research on forced displacement. The first event will take place Wednesday, May 19, 2021 and can be joined at this link. It will...

May 19, 2021 2:00 PM Melbourne time

Past humanitarian reform agendas have emphasised the need for emergency responses to be locally owned. But more than one year on from the outbreak of COVID-19, humanitarians have seen a pivot back to habitual practices.

Attempts to elevate the participation and power of local actors have...

May 20, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Brussels Time

Prior to the pandemic, several African countries were in the process of extending their universal health coverage (CSU) provisions.

Past

February 16, 2021
Please join us for this seminar as we examine new research from Arush Lal, Ngozi Erondu and co-authors on how and where the global health security...
February 10, 2021
Join Tim Harford and Amanda Glassman as they discuss Harford’s new book, The Data Detective. Already a bestseller in the UK, the book uses new...
February 5, 2021
In this edition of the Future of Development series, Pascaline Dupas and Jishnu Das will join host Shanta Devarajan to discuss how improvements...
February 3, 2021
Julia Gillard, former Prime Minister of Australia, and Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance of Nigeria, sit down with CGD Executive Vice...
January 28, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Jeff Sachs will summarize the likely impact of the...
January 27, 2021
In the past years, the economic, political, and social collapse of Venezuela has pushed over 5 million Venezuelans to seek protection abroad. With...
January 26, 2021
This panel of renowned experts will discuss policy options and strategies for expedited mass vaccination, the extent the current lockdowns support...
January 26, 2021
Join Judy Woodruff and Charles Kenny as they discuss Kenny’s new book, The Plague Cycle, a history of mankind’s battles with infectious disease. The...

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