Past

Public Event
Monday, September 8, 2003 - 4:30pm

In the run-up to the Fifth World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial in Cancun, Mexico, CGD hosted a policy seminar entitled Trade for Development: Delivering on Doha's Promise.

Public Event
Friday, July 18, 2003 - 4:15pm

CGD hosted a discussion to debrief President Bush's recent trip to Africa which brought the development opportunities and challenges of Africa to the attention of the American public.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, July 8, 2003 - 12:00pm

Simeon Djankov of the World Bank presented "The World Bank's 'Doing Business' Indicators and Their Implications for IDA Funding."

Development Matters
Friday, June 13, 2003 - 12:00pm

CGD hosted a Development Matters event featuring the Gateway Ambassadors (GA) of Ghana. The GA gave a rousing performance of song and spoken word.

Public Event
Tuesday, May 27, 2003 - 1:30pm

The Center hosted a presentation about results-based aid management by Keiichiro Nakazawa, Director of Development Assistance Operations Evaluation Office for the Japan Bank for International Cooperation.

Book Launch
Thursday, May 22, 2003 - 1:15pm

CGD launched the new book, Challenging Foreign Aid: A Policymaker's Guide to the Millennium Challenge Account, by CGD Senior Fellow Steve Radelet.

Development Matters
Thursday, May 15, 2003 - 12:45pm

The Center hosted a Development Matters event on the likely outcome and development implications of Iraq's debt.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, May 13, 2003 - 12:00pm

Alan Gelb and Todd Moss of the World Bank Africa Region group presented " The World Bank's New Strategy for Africa. "

Public Event
Tuesday, April 29, 2003 - 5:00pm

The Center for Global Development (CGD) and Foreign Policy Magazine (FP) launched the Commitment to Development Index. The Index rates rich countries' contributions to global development through measures of their aid, trade, migration, investment, peacekeeping, and environmental policies.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, April 22, 2003 - 12:00pm

David Dollar, research manager for the macroeconomics and growth team at the World Bank Research Department presented, "Investment climate and firm performance in developing economies."

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Saturday, March 15, 2003 - 12:00pm

Tito Cordella and Giovanni Dell'Ariccia of the International Monetary Fund presented, "Conditional Aid, Sovereign Debt, and Debt Relief."

Public Event
Monday, February 24, 2003 - 9:00am

The Center for Global Development, in conjunction with the Inter-American Development Bank, and with generous support from the Tinker Foundation and the Asian Development Bank, examined the impacts of privatization on the poor. Initial findings were presented in a two-day conference in Washington, on February 24-25, 2003.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Tuesday, January 28, 2003 - 12:00pm

Peter Lanjouw and Berk Özler of the World Bank research department presented a new method for combining survey and census data to estimate income inequality at the local level in developing countries -- an exercise known as 'poverty mapping'.

Public Event
Wednesday, January 8, 2003 - 2:45pm

CGD and John Snow, Inc. (JSI) convened the conference HIV/AIDS in Africa: What Works to highlight successful strategies in response to the growing HIV/AIDS crisis in Africa.

Development Matters
Tuesday, December 3, 2002 - 2:45pm

The Center hosted "Making the News - Inspiring Views: How the Media Educates and Inspires Us About International Development."

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Thursday, November 14, 2002 - 12:00pm

Shang-Jin Wei, of the Brookings Institution and the International Monetary Fund presented "Transparency and International Investor Behavior."

Development Matters
Friday, November 1, 2002 - 2:30pm

The Center hosted "Investing in Peace: How Development Aid Can Prevent or Promote Conflict" with author Robert J. Muscat.

Public Event
Monday, September 30, 2002 - 1:45pm

On September 30, 2002, the Center for Global Development hosted a roundtable discussion on "The Millennium Challenge Account: A New Model For Increased Aid Effectiveness?"

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