China's growing influence in the world economy is raising many questions about the future of the multilateral principles and institutions that were created under US leadership at Bretton Woods. Will Chinese authorities support the Bretton Woods system, or will they seek to reform or even challenge it in significant ways? Are we already witnessing developments that lend support to any of these predictions?
Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa: 20 Years of Strong Leadership and Success in Capacity Building
CIGI Global Economy Program Director Domenico Lombardi will deliver a keynote address at the Combined Forum for Ministers of Finance and of Planning, Secretaries of Finance and Planning and Central Bank Governors, organized by the Macroeconomic and Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa.
CIGI's Susan Schadler and Thomas Bernes will participate in panel discussions on Ukraine's economic future, hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, will participate in a panel discussion on the outlook for the G20 in Brisbane, hosted by the Center for Strategic & International Studies.
CIGI's Paul Jenkins and James M. Boughton will be discussants at the workshop New Thinking and the G20 at American University.
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, will speak at a PIIE event on new multilateralism and development banks.
Lawrence Wilkerson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Government and Public Policy at the College of William Mary, and former Chief of Staff to U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell, will discuss international military involvement in Iraq, and the western and regional responses to the threat of ISIS.
CIGI experts Harold James and James M. Boughton participate in a discussion on the history of the Bretton Woods summit, the role the Bretton Woods system plays today and how that role will evolve to address the growing multipolarization of the global economy.
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, will speak at an event on the IMF and sovereign debt reform taking place at the Library of Congress.
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, will participate in the 2014 International Council Meeting with the Bretton Woods leadership team.
Domenico Lombardi, director of CIGI's Global Economy Program, and CIGI Senior Fellow James Boughton will speak at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.
The Canada-Korea Forum is a high-level, Track II dialogue on current issues that are important to both countries. This year, the forum will focus on major themes ranging from economics to energy and climate, and cultural cooperation.
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.
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 lecture is co-sponsored by the Centre for Community Based Research.
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.