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Global Development Conference 2023 on Biodiversity and Sustainable Development | October 31 - November 1, 2023 | Quito, Ecuador

GDN's annual Global Development Conference is being held in Quito this year, on the theme of Biodiversity and Sustainable Development from October 31 to November 1, 2023. The conference is being organized in collaboration with Universidad San Francisco de Quito (USFQ) and Future Earth, and is supported by Agence Française de Développement (AFD); the French Ministry of Economy, Finance and Recovery; and the Hewlett Foundation. Learn more about the conference and register now




Conference on Green and Sustainable Growth Agenda for the Global Economy in New Delhi | July 28 and 29, 2023

A G20 Conference on Green and Sustainable Growth Agenda for the Global Economy was co-hosted in New Delhi by GDN, the International Development Research Center (IDRC) and Niti Aayog, on July 28-29. The event brought together 40 leading experts from around the world, as well as, an audience of over 150 from across sectors in India and beyond. Topics at the very top of the global development agenda were covered, including the energy transition and its financing; links between growth and infrastructure, trade and digitalization; resilience in the face of compounding crises, poverty reduction and inequality; the reform of the multilateral system, including the MDBs; the influence of developing countries in the context of the G20 and its evolving agenda, etc. "Deep conviction is more important than deep pockets," said Nandan Nilekani, Chairman and Founder of Infosys and Founding Chairman, UIDAI. 

A publication will be available before the end of the year and will be part of the hand-over package to Brazil, who assumes the G20 Presidency next.

For more details, write to Ragini Letitia Singh