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Stabilizing International Finance: Can the System Be Saved?

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?

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?

Canada as a Resilient Energy Superpower

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.

Stabilizing International Finance: Can the System Be Saved?

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?

A Learning Life

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.

Reforming the Global Architecture of Financial Regulation – the G20, the IMF and the FSB - featuring CIGI Distinguished Fellow Malcolm D. Knight

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.

CIGI Cinema Series: "Passchendaele"

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.

Global Youth Forum - Canada, Remembrance and the First World War

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.

G20 Brisbane Pre-Summit Conference - Griffith University

Nov 13
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas Bernes and Senior Fellow Bessma Momani will attend the G20 Brisbane Pre-Summit Conference co-hosted by Griffith University and the G20 Research Group, University of Toronto. This year's theme is "Strengthening Global Growth".

Canadian Council of International Law – Annual Meeting

Nov 14
CIGI’s Director of the Global Economy program Domenico Lombardi will speak at a panel on sovereign debt restructuring at the annual meeting of the Canadian Council of International Law.

G20 Australia 2014

Nov 17
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas Bernes and Senior Fellow Bessma Momani will attend the G20 Brisbane 2014. CIGI's experts will be in the International Media Centre in Brisbane and available for expert comment during the Leaders Summit. CIGI Senior Fellow Barry Carin will also be available for comment on climate change and development issues on the economy. The Group of Twenty (G20) is the premier forum for its members’ international economic cooperation and decision-making. Its membership comprises 19 countries plus the European Union

Between Myths and Crises: Rethinking Migration Policies

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.

CIGI International Law Research Program: First International Economic Law Consultation Workshop on Emerging Issues in International Trade and Investment Law

Nov 24
This consultation workshop will explore the topic of emerging issues in international trade and investment law, and will develop a more detailed research agenda in relation to this aspect of international economic law.

Violence and Remembrance: What Memorializing Our Historical Heroes and Victims Tells Us About Who We Are Now

Nov 27
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.

Design Options for a Sustainable Financial System

Dec 01
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.