The Global Commission on Internet Governance will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. ET on Wednesday, November 26, to discuss the ongoing work of the two-year initiative, following its meeting in Ottawa, Canada.
In this lecture, Edward Linenthal discusses the observations that can be made about our society today based on the way that we recognize the heroes and victims of past conflicts. Using testimony from Holocaust survivors, from an officer of the famed Tuskegee Airmen, and from first responders to the Oklahoma City bombing, Linenthal will discuss the complex interplay between place and memory.
CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi and CIGI Senior Fellow Manuela Moschella will present a paper they co-authored, "Post-crisis Macroprudential Policy."
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the UNEP Inquiry into the Design of a Sustainable Financial System are to hold a two-day convening of key academics at CIGI’s headquarters in Waterloo, Canada, starting on the evening of December 1st and ending in the early afternoon on December 3rd, 2014.
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. Join us on December 2nd, 2014 as Brookings Institution Fellow, and author of "Temptations of Power: Islamists and Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East" discusses ISIL and Western military response.
The emergence of an international Indigenous rights regime is a matter of both national and international importance. Understanding Indigenous territorial rights within the context of an international rights regime, and the Indigenous world views to which these rights are linked, will be essential for Canadian development interests and the long standing goal of reconciliation with Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
CIGI Senior Fellow Miranda Xafa and CIGI Senior Fellow Susan Schadler will be speaking at, "Public Debt, Reforms, and Growth Prospects of the Greek Economy," a joint event organized by IOBE, Konrad Adenauer Foundation and CIGI, in Athens, Greece. They will be joined by Ansgar Belke, Director of IBES and Jean Monnet Chair for Macroeconomics at the University of Duisburg-Essen, and Nikos Vettas, Director of IOBE and Professor of Economics at Athens University of Economics and Business.
CIGI invites you to join us for a screening of the 2013 documentary, Our Man in Tehran. The film documents, in painstaking detail, both the historic events leading up to the 1979 Iranian Hostage Crisis and the details of the rescue of six US diplomats that came to be known as "The Canadian Caper". Combining archival footage with interviews from a number of key individuals involved in the rescue, including former Canadian Ambassodor Ken Taylor, Our Man in Tehran paints a vivid picture of, and gives valuable context to, the real-life events that would go on to inspire the Hollywood blockbuster Argo.
Global Economy Program Director Domenico Lombardi and CIGI researchers David Kempthorne, Malcolm Knight, Manuela Moschella and Miranda Xafa will participate in a conference in Rome, Italy on the euro zone debt crisis and if the policies of Europe's monetary union have secured confidence in the stability of the European financial system.
At this Global Economy Roundtable, CIGI Senior Fellow Susan Schadler will give a 30-minute presentation on Ukraine and the crisis with Russia, followed by a question and answer period.