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GDN Turns Twenty

The Global Development Network was launched in 1999 in the aftermath of the landmark report by the World Bank on knowledge for development, in Bonn, Germany. To mark its 20th anniversary, GDN went back to Bonn and held a roundtable during the 19th Global Development Conference 'Knowledge for Sustainable Development: The Research–Policy Nexus'. Watch the roundtable, featuring a special keynote by Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz and addresses by current and previous GDN leadership.

Watch GDN's 20-year anniversary film 'Global Development Network Turns Twenty' Download the 20-Years Anniversary poster seriesKnow #ResearchWowman - GDN's 20 year mascot. Watch archival footage from the launch of the Global Development Network in 1999.

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