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Upcoming Events

Oct 22
CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi will moderate a panel on the “G20’s role in Global Economic Governance” with discussants from CIGI including Board Member Andres Rozental and Senior Fellow Barry Carin. This session runs from 10:30 – 11:30. CIGI Distinguished Fellow Malcolm D. Knight will be a discussant in a panel entitled “From tapering to tightening - The role of G20 policy cooperation” alongside peers from Chatham House and TEPAV. This session runs from 11:45 – 1:00. The Right Honorable Paul Martin, Former Prime Minister of Canada will conclude the day.
Oct 28
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI) and CIGI are hosting a talk by CIGI Senior Fellow James Boughton on his recent CIGI Essay on International Finance, Stabilizing International Finance: Can the System Be Saved?
Oct 29
CIGI Senior Fellow James Boughton will deliver a seminar presentation on his recent CIGI Essay on International Finance, Stabilizing International Finance: Can the System Be Saved?
Oct 29
Thomas Homer-Dixon, CIGI Chair of Global Systems at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, will discuss Canada's potential as a Resilient Energy Superpower.
Oct 30
CIGI Senior Fellow James Boughton will speak on his recent CIGI Essay on International Finance, Stabilizing International Finance: Can the System Be Saved?
Nov 03
In his talk Professor Paul Manners will share highlights (and lowlights) from his varied career as a teacher, television producer and ‘change agent’, and explore how these have shaped his work. His talk will examine the role universities and research in society – and how universities need to change if they are really going to ‘step up’ to the challenge of supporting everyone to have a learning life, and to produce research that genuinely enriches society. This Centre for Community Based Research lecture is hosted and sponsored by CIGI.
Nov 05
The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in 2012 by The Centre for International Governance Innovation, and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world’s debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.
Nov 10
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the beginning of World War I, CIGI will be hosting a screening of Passchendaele, the 2008 Genie Award-winning film from actor/director Paul Gross. Passchedaele is based on the events of the 1917 Third Battle of Ypres (also known as the Battle of Passchendaele), and follows the members of the Canadian 10th Battalion, CEF through the conflict which claimed hundreds of thousands of casualties on both sides.
Nov 11
High school students are invited for a free, one day Global Youth Forum on global peace and security issues at the CIGI Campus, 67 Erb Street West, Waterloo.
Nov 20
Francois Crépeau, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants, examines the discourses surrounding the level of engagement (political, economic, etc.) of migrants, the role that migrants play in the political landscapes of their adopted countries, and the corresponding impact this has on the rights of the migrants themselves (and the enforcement thereof). As well, the impact of recent progress on the international level in developing a comprehensive global migration governance framework will be discussed.