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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

November 28, 2019
SDG4a mandates that every child should be able to learn in a safe and non-violent environment, yet for far too many children around the world school...
November 21, 2019
There are 26 million refugees worldwide, of whom half are children, and little rigorous evidence exists on what works to aid integration. Turkey is...
November 13, 2019
India’s remarkable digital transformation has encompassed a wide variety of programs and services and is ushering in a new era of digital...
November 12, 2019
Join the Center for Global Development and PAI for a discussion with country policymakers, health financing experts, and the broader family...
November 6, 2019
The commitments laid out in the 2019 United Nations High Level Meeting Declaration on Universal Health Coverage are many and wide-ranging....
November 6, 2019
In October 2018, USAID published its inaugural Journey to Self-Reliance Country Roadmaps featuring 17 third-party, publicly available metrics used to...
November 5, 2019
Please join us for this event featuring David Malpass, President of the World Bank Group. He will sit down for a conversation with CGD President...
October 30, 2019
Two weeks ago, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel for 2019 to...

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