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Refugees and the Education of Host Populations
February 08, 2024
The Responsibility of My Country in an Unjust Global System
February 02, 2024
EU-Africa Strategy: State of Play
November 24, 2023
Mikaela Gavas, Managing Director of CGD Europe and Senior Policy Fellow has been invited to share her analysis and insights with the Development Committee of the European Parliament.
Urgent: The IMF Must Reform
June 07, 2023
The Committee identifies three critical developments in the global economy with profound implications that require urgent changes at the IMF. This statement advances broad proposals to address these issues by creating an Emerging Markets Fund (EMF); modifying the G20 Common Framework to effectively ...
Defeating Inflation: Latin America’s Most Immediate Challenge
November 16, 2022
Inflation has become a central feature of the global economy. In Latin America (aside from idiosyncratic cases such as Argentina and Venezuela, where high inflation rates have long been the norm), inflation began to rise the first half of 2021, at the same time it did in the US. The fact that risin...
A Global Development Paradigm for a World in Crisis
November 08, 2022
This paper explores how and whether responses to COVID-19, particularly from non-DAC actors, have deepened the transition from an “international” to a “global” development paradigm, and it considers implications for the future of development cooperation.
The Future of the European Financial Architecture for Development
May 19, 2022
This briefing highlights challenges associated with the current European development finance ecosystem and presents options for reform.
Remarks to the European Parliament on the Future of the European Financial Architecture for Development (EFAD)
May 09, 2022
Mikaela Gavas, Co-Director of Development Cooperation in Europe and Senior Policy Fellow was invited to share her expertise with the Development Committee of the European Parliament on the European Financial Architecture for Development (EFAD).
Technical Assistance in the European Financial Architecture for Development
April 22, 2022
There is no shortage of investable capital in the global economy. However, while the opportunities exist for investment and while funds are available, few projects actually reach financial close. The basic premise of this note is that although technical assistance (TA) for project preparation, manag...