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European Central Banking after the Global Financial Crisis

Nov 29
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."

Temptations of Power

Dec 02
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.

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.

Law, Governance & Climate Change

Dec 06
Oonagh Fitzgerald, director of CIGI's International Law Research Program (ILRP), and David Estrin, CIGI research fellow with the ILRP, participate in an international law and policy workshop in the context of the 20th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Public Debt, Reforms, and Growth Prospects of the Greek Economy

Dec 08
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.

Roundtable on Indigenous Rights and Resource Governance

Dec 08
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 Cinema Series: "Our Man in Tehran"

Dec 09
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.

Beyond the Euro Crisis: Financial and Macroeconomic Stability in a QE Environment

Dec 10
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.

Ukraine and the Crisis with Russia

Dec 11
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.

Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in Concert

Dec 11
The Centre for International Governance Innovation and the KW Symphony invite you to join us on Thursday December 11th for a special free noon-hour performance of the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in Concert.

The World Bank’s Evaluation and Oversight Units in Three Parts

Dec 12
CIGI Director of the Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi will be providing an overview of the World Bank's Evaluation.

International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference

Feb 18
A major international scholarly event, the theme of ISA 2015 is Global IR and Regional Worlds: A New Agenda for International Studies. The International Studies Association (ISA) has been the premier organization for connecting scholars and practitioners in fields of international studies since 1959. Representing over 100 countries, ISA has more than 6,500 members worldwide and is the most respected and widely known scholarly association in this field.

Doors Open Waterloo Region

Sep 19
Doors Open Waterloo Region is a free heritage and architecture tour of special, occasionally "secret" places in the region, held on the third Saturday in September every year. This year is the 13th Annual Doors Open Waterloo Region, and you are invited to an architectural Open House of the CIGI Campus. This is a drop-in Open House, an RSVP is not required.