- May 19, 2016 | 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Please join us for the second annual Global Development Forum (GDF) at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on May 19. The GDF will feature over 40 speakers, including key stakeholders from U.S. government agencies, leading multilateral and non-governmental organizations, foreign governments, and the private sector.May 19, 2016 | 11:55 am - 1:00 pm
More than 50 percent of the world lives in cities today; by 2020, this will rise to almost 60 percent. Municipal and state governments’ ability to finance infrastructure and planning will become increasingly important as the global urban population rises.
May 19, 2016 | 11:55 am - 1:00 pm
Over the past 15 years, Sub-Saharan Africa has made great strides both through improved governance and strong economic growth. Both of these are now being buffeted by declining commodity prices, a slowing Chinese economy, and broader economic forces.