Economic Development Spotlight

CGD conducts research and analysis on a wide range of topics related to how policies and actions of the rich and powerfull affect poor people in the developing world.
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Global Events Spotlight

The 2015 World Men's Handball Championship will be the 24th edition of the World Men's Handball Championship, organized by the international Handball Fedederation(IHF).
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Founded in 1884 in Chicago by representatives of 69 confectionery manufacturing firms, the National Confectioners Association (NCA) is one of the oldest, most respected trade associations in the world.
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Vicente de Lima Neto


Brazilian Tourism Board

Vicente Neto, 48, is a tourism specialist, with a law degree and a graduate degree in business administration. Prior to being named President of Embratur, he worked as a special advisor. Born in Bahia, Neto was Secretary of Sports, Education, Leisure and Social Inclusion in the Ministry of Sports. He was also Secretary of Culture, Sport and Recreation of the City of Lauro de Freitas and Secretary... read more


British Airways India – A Ticket to Visit Mum
You only get one family. One son learns the value of a British Airways ticket as he travels home to visit the one he loves.

2014 Global Destination Cities Index

Now in its fourth year, the MasterCard Index of Global Destination Cities ranks 132 cities in terms of the number of their total international visitor arrivals and the cross-border spending by these same visitors in the destination cities. It also gives visitor and passenger growth forecasts for 2014. The 13 African cities ranked in the Index are Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Cairo, Casablanca, Accra, Nairobi, Beira, Dakar, Kampala, Lagos, Maputo and Tunis.

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  1. London
  2. Bangkok
  3. Paris
  4. Singapore
  5. Dubai
  6. New York
  7. Istanbul
  8. Kuala Lumpur
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Seoul