Past

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?"

Public Event
Saturday, June 1, 2002 - 1:45pm

The Center hosted a conference entitiled "Washington Contentious: Issues in Global and Domestic Inequity." This event was co-sponsored with the Inter-American Dialogue and featured Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga Ramírez as keynote speaker.

Development Matters
Wednesday, May 1, 2002 - 1:30pm

The Center hosted a photo exhibit - A Broken Landscape: HIV & AIDS in Africa. The evening included a discussion with Paul Kwengwere Program Support Director, ActionAid Malawi; and Paul Ehmer, Global Bureau of Health, USAID.

Book Launch
Sunday, April 28, 2002 - 1:00pm

The Center for Global Development and the Institute for International Economics launched the new book, Delivering on Debt Relief: From IMF Gold to a New Aid Architecture by Nancy Birdsall and John Williamson with Brian Deese.

Massachusetts Avenue Development Seminars
Monday, April 1, 2002 - 12:00pm

Center for Global Development non-resident fellow and professor at the Kennedy School of Government Lant Pritchett and Harvard University Professor Michael Woolcock presented "Solutions when the Solution is the Problem: Arraying the Disarray in Development."

Development Matters
Friday, March 15, 2002 - 5:00pm

The Center hosted a movie presentation: Patient Abuse: South Africa's Struggle for AIDS Treatment.

Public Event
Tuesday, February 26, 2002 - 11:45am

In the run-up to the UN Conference on Financing for Development in Monterrey, Mexico, CGD hosted a two-part conference. Part One was Financing for Development: Regional Challenges and the Regional Development Banks. Part Two was New Proposals On Financing For Development.

Development Matters
Saturday, February 2, 2002 - 5:00pm

CGD hosted a movie presentation: The Marshall Plan: Against the Odds.

Public Event
Saturday, January 12, 2002 - 12:00am

CGD hosted a book presentation by William Easterly, author of The Elusive Quest for Growth: Economists' Adventures and Misadventures in the Tropics in discussion with Ricardo Hausmann, Professor of Economic Development, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Development Matters
Wednesday, November 21, 2001 - 12:00pm

The Center for Global Development was launched with a lunch reception and panel discussion.

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