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May 21, 2008

Development
What Does It Take to Achieve High, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in Developing Countries?

Watch experts discuss the findings of the Commission on Growth and Development report.

May 21, 2008

Development
What Does It Take to Achieve High, Sustainable, and Inclusive Growth in Developing Countries?

Please join a discussion with four members of the Commission on Growth and Development. Launched in April 2006, the Commission is an independent body that brings together twenty-one leading practitio…

March 30, 2009

United States
Infrastructure Spending to Grow

Watch experts discuss the lessons learned from Depression era government spending programs and how they may be applied to the recent global economic crisis. This session was part of the CFR-New York…

May 17, 2005

Americas
Task Force Urges Measures to Strengthen North American Competitiveness, Expand Trade, Ensure Border Security

May 17, 2005--North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces terrorist and criminal security threats, increased economic competition from abroad, and uneven economic development at h…

April 6, 2011

Global
Women and Technology: The Opportunities of Mobile Banking

This meeting is part of the ExxonMobil Women and Development Roundtable Series, organized by CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. ISOBEL COLEMAN:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Than…

April 1, 2011

Ivory Coast
Ending Ivory Coast’s Stand-Off

Conflict in Ivory Coast appears to be nearing a head, with internationally recognized presidential winner Alassane Ouattara poised to triumph. But CFR’s Jendayi Frazer notes that inaction by the Secu…

June 1, 2011

Gender
Innovations and Innovators: Using Agricultural Technologies to Empower Women

PEDRO SANCHEZ:  (In progress.)  I was -- I joined Columbia University to start agriculture there, tropical agriculture -- interesting thing for a major urban university to do.  And then Secretary --…

April 8, 2011

Peru
Pivotal Elections for Emerging Peru

Peru’s presidential elections are shaping up as a four-way race of familiar faces with major consequences for the country’s reformist path, writes CFR’s Joel Hirst.

October 13, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Mo Ibrahim Prize for Governance and the Ibrahim Index

Sudanese-born telecommunications entrepreneur Mo Ibrahim addresses participants during the launch of the 2008 Ibrahim Index of African Governance in Addis Ababa, October 6, 2008. (Irada Humbatova/Cou…

Mo Ibrahim Prize for Governance and the Ibrahim Index