This seminar will feature discussions by Nancy Birdsall, President of the Center for Global Development; Amar Bhattacharya, Director of the G24 Secretariat; and Jo Marie Griesgraber, Executive Director of the New Rules for Global Finance Coalition.
Professor Findlay will analyze the response of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to the March 2011 nuclear reactor disaster at Fukushima, Japan.
On March 23, Saudi Ambassador to Canada, Osamah Al Sanosi Ahmad, will discuss "Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century". Co-sponsored by CIGI and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
CIGI-BSIA Present "The 18th Party Congress: Implications for China's Development" with Dr. Joseph Fewsmith
Joseph Fewsmith is the author or editor of seven books, including China Today, China Tomorrow (2010) and China since Tiananmen (2nd edition, 2008).His forthcoming book is “Blurring the Lines: The Logic and Limits of Political Reform in China”(Cambridge University Press, 2012).
This CIGI Signature Lecture is the keynote address for the Japan Futures Initiative Spring Symposium. The Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) is a network of scholars and practitioners dedicated to the promotion of the policy-relevant social scientific study of Japan, with an eye toward better understanding challenges that Japan, Canada, and other OECD countries face in the future, and to the identification of opportunities to enhance Canada-Japan cooperation. Note that this lecture will be WEBCAST ONLY to the public. The lecture will also be posted on the CIGI website (see videos) following this event. For more information on the symposium can be found on the JFI website: http://jfi.uwaterloo.ca/.