Event

2019 Mar 08

The Promises and Pitfalls of Philanthropy in International Development

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Democracy Lab (R414 AB), Rubenstein Building 4th floor, HKS

nageeb sumarSpeaker: Nageeb Sumar, Vice President, Philanthropic Strategies & Relationship Management Private Donor Group, Fidelity Charitable

About the talk: Private global philanthropy is on the rise, which has resulted in a shift in the stakeholders involved...

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2019 Feb 22

Syria: The Catastrophe

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Democracy Lab (R414 AB), Rubenstein Building 4th floor, HKS
Andrew Mitchell

Speaker: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell, British MP and Former Secretary of State for International Development

About the Speaker: Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell is a British Conservative Party politician who has been the Member of...

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2019 Feb 15

Preventing Violence in Developing (and Developed) Countries

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Democracy Lab (R414 AB), Rubenstein Building 4th floor, HKS
Leslee Udwin

Speaker: Leslee Udwin, Founder & President, Think Equal

About the Speaker: Leslee was voted by the NY Times the No 2 Most Impactful Woman of 2015 (second to Hillary Clinton), and has been awarded the prestigious Swedish Anna Lindh Human Rights Prize (previously won by Madeleine Albright). She has also been named Safe’s Global Hero...

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2018 Nov 02

CID Speaker Series: How Cheap Smartphones and Off-The-Shelf Machine Learning are Changing the Government in Pakistan

9:30am to 10:30am

Location: 

Perkins Room (R429) - Rubenstein 4th floor

umar saifSpeaker: Prof. Umar Saif, Chairman of the Punjab Information Technology Board

About the talk: In this talk, Prof. Saif will present a series of large-scale systems which use cheap smartphones and machine learning to inform policy in the...

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2018 Oct 19

CID Speaker Series: Better Growth & Better Climate: The New Climate Economy

Registration Closed 11:00am to 12:30pm

Location: 

Starr Auditorium (B200) - Belfer Building, 2nd floor

felipe calderonSpeaker: Felipe Calderón Hinojosa, Former President of Mexico and Honorary Chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate

About the talk: The presentation will focus on the key findings of the recently released New Climate...

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2018 Oct 30

The Challenge of Driving Prosperity: Growth Diagnostics and Sustainable Development

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Perkins Room (R429) - Rubenstein 4th Floor

Speakers: Miguel Angel Santos, Senior Research Fellow, CID (Jordan, Panama, Venezuela, sub-national Mexico)
Douglas Barrios, Research Fellow, CID (Venezuela, sub-national Mexico)
Tim O'Brien, Research Fellow, CID (Sri Lanka, Albania, Jordan)

About the talk: This panel discussion will focus on how to overcome the implementation challenges that arise when doing growth diagnostics, make high bandwidth development policies politically viable, and combine economic growth with social and environmental sustainability. The discussion...

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2018 Nov 30

CID Speaker Series: Cash Transfer Programs in Developing Countries: Insights from Indonesia

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Perkins Room (R429) - Rubenstein Building 4th floor

aaron_bermanSpeaker: Aaron Berman, Research Fellow, Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD)

About the talk: In this talk, Aaron Berman will present an overview of EPoD's research on cash transfers in developing countries, led by Professors Rema Hanna (HKS...

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2018 Oct 26

CID Speaker Series: Hot Topics in Global Health Financing: Accountability, Transition, and the Universal Health Coverage Agenda

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Bell Hall - Belfer 5th Floor

Photo of Rachel SilvermanSpeaker: Rachel Silverman, Senior Policy Analyst and Assistant Director of Global Health Policy, Center for Global Development (CGD)

About the talk: Since 2000, a large and complex global infrastructure has emerged to help finance public health improvement in low...

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