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October 10, 2006

Development
Diamonds for Development

Watch Botswana President Festus G. Mogae discuss how diamond production has shaped the country's economy and development.

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October 10, 2006

Development
Diamonds for Development

7:45 - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Meeting

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June 10, 2008

Capital Flows
A Diamond in the Rough: The Role of the Private Sector in Sustainable Development in Africa

Watch Gareth Penny, managing director of De Beers, discuss economic development in Africa and how the private sector can faciliate sustained growth.

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April 6, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers discusses the U.S. economy and inflation, recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the global economic consequences of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The C. Peter McColough Seri…

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March 9, 2021

Climate Change
Investing in a Sustainable Future Symposium

The Investing in a Sustainable Future virtual symposium was held on March 9 and 10, 2021. The event convened experts to examine how financial markets currently assess climate risk, as well as potenti…

Larry Fink

May 5, 2022

Economics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Martin Wolf

Martin Wolf discusses the global economy, the repercussions of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The C. Peter McColough Series on International Eco…

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April 21, 2021

Public Health Threats and Pandemics
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics With Lawrence H. Summers

Lawrence H. Summers discusses the U.S. economic recovery, the Biden administration's stimulus and infrastructure plans, possible inflation risks, and the implications for the global economy. The C…

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December 14, 2009

Economics
Too Big to Get Wrong: Getting Financial Regulatory Reform Right

Watch Robert E. Diamond Jr., president of Barclays PLC, discuss needed reforms to the financial regulatory system. This session was part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker series.

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January 31, 2022

Economics
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: "The Power Law"

It is the nature of the venture-capital (VC) game that most attempts at discovery fail, but a very few succeed at such a scale that they more than make up for everything else. That extreme ratio of s…

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June 9, 2011

Development
Challenges and Opportunities in Africa: A Conversation with Nicky Oppenheimer

Africa today remains a hotspot for potential investors, despite persistent political and economic instability in a number of areas. Demand for commodities, a rising consumer class, and infrastructure…

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