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CDS is a non-partisan, open-source think tank focused on delivering rigorous research on development and policy. It is international and has members spread throughout the United States, Canada, and United Kingdom.


We publish research created by students and young professionals in order to connect their ideas with academia and policymakers.


Our Think Incubation team works with civil society organizations to build and promote their brand.


Our journalism house provides our generation with a voice on policy issues. Young people thrive on idealism, and its our #1 mission to bring this out.



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