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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

February 10, 2020
Spending on pharmaceuticals and other health care commodities is one of the fastest growing elements of healthcare spending in rich and poorer...
February 6, 2020
Health systems around the world can suffer from a crisis of distrust; patients may question the quality of government clinics and newspapers may...
February 5, 2020
Please join us to discuss the new IDRC book Scaling Impact: Innovation for the Public Good. Co-authors, Robert McLean and John Gargani,...
January 31, 2020
The digital transformation of the global economy can help businesses and governments provide services more efficiently and effectively. But it also...
January 30, 2020
Please join us for a conversation on the global economic outlook for 2020 with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and CGD President Masood...
January 27, 2020
Join the Center for Global Development for a presentation and panel discussion on the role of private wholesalers and distributors in global health...
January 24, 2020
The Chinese government’s Belt and Road initiative, now entering its 7th year, has generated a great deal of attention globally. The visibility...
January 23, 2020
Please join us for this seminar with Sanjeev Gupta and Helene Barroy, who will present key findings from the paper From overall fiscal space to...

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