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UNGA may be over, but the conversation is just getting started.

Better Banking Policies to Blunt COVID-19 Crises in Latin America and the Caribbean

INTRODUCTION Masood Ahmed, President, Center for Global Development Eric Parrado, Chief Economist and General Manager, Inter-American Development Bank Research Department PRESENTATION Andrew Powell, Principal Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank Research Department​​​​​​ Liliana Rojas-Suarez, Director of the Latin America Initiative and Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development DISCUSSION Alberto Carrasquilla, Minister of Finance and Public Credit, Colombia...

Mitigating the Economic and Health Impact of COVID-19 across Africa

Keynote Speaker Zweli Mkhize, Minister of Health of the Republic of South Africa and former Treasurer General of the African National Congress Featured Speakers H.E. Amira El Fadil, Commissioner for Social Affairs, African Union Commission, Former Minister of Welfare and Social Security of the Republic of the Sudan, and Former Minister of Social Affairs for the...

Coping with COVID-19: The Pakistan Experience

FEATURING Reza Baqir, Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, Former Head of IMF Egypt Office and Senior Resident Representative, Former IMF Mission Chief for Romania and Bulgaria Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety Nets for the Prime Minister, Federal Minister, Benzair Income Support Programme Chairperson, Founder Heartlife Health Financing, Founder...

Gender Based Violence in a Pandemic: Evidence to Inform Prevention and Response

Featuring Diana J. Arango, Senior Gender-Based Violence and Development Specialist, World Bank Group Erica Field, Professor of Economics and Global Health, Duke University and J-PAL Affiliate Felicia Knaul, Director, Institute for Advanced Study of the Americas & Professor, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami; Chair, Lancet Commission on Gender-based Violence and Maltreatment of Young...

Area-Based Humanitarian Coordination: A More Inclusive Model?

Virtual Event

Coordination is essential to effective humanitarian action. But the humanitarian cluster coordination system has struggled with persistent weaknesses. It is dominated by large aid agencies and organizes humanitarian action around technical sectors, formalizing a siloed approach to response funding and planning. The architecture tends to be heavily centralized and weak at the frontlines, and reflects...