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Conference: 9th Annual IGF Meeting Istanbul, Turkey: CIGI Panel "Preserving a Universal Internet: The Costs of Fragmentation"

Sep 03
As part of the Internet Governance Forum 2014, which will take place from September 2-5, 2014, in Istanbul, Turkey, this session will attempt to scope the economic, social, international political, cultural and educational costs associated with Internet fragmentation.

Conference: 9th Annual IGF Meeting Istanbul, Turkey: CIGI Panel "Enhancing Digital Trust in the Post-Snowden Era"

Sep 04
As part of the Internet Governance Forum 2014, which will take place from September 2-5, 2014, in Istanbul, Turkey, this session hopes to identify principles that guide how lines are drawn around surveillance.

The Global War for Internet Governance

Sep 09
The Global War for Internet Governance explains how the Internet is currently governed, particularly through the sinews of power that exist in technical architecture and new global institutions, and presents several brewing Internet governance controversies that will affect the future of economic and expressive liberty.

Canada Among Nations Book Launch: Toronto

Sep 10
CIGI celebrates the publication of the 2014 edition of "Canada Among Nations" with a three-city book launch tour.

Canada Among Nations Book Launch: Montreal

Sep 11
CIGI celebrates the publication of the 2014 edition of "Canada Among Nations" with a three-city book launch tour.

The European Banking Union and Its Future

Sep 14
Director of CIGI's Global Economy Program Domenico Lombardi represents CIGI at the Euro50 roundtable, which is co-hosted by the Bank of Portugal and organized with the support of CEPS (Centre for European Policy Studies).

The Irrelevance and Relevance of Sharia to Human Rights

Sep 15
In this lecture, Abdullahi An-Na’im will explore arguments surrounding Sharia as a legal barrier to implementing human rights norms.

Canada Among Nations Book Launch: Vancouver

Sep 17
CIGI celebrates the publication of the 2014 edition of "Canada Among Nations" with a three-city book launch tour.

CIGI Cinema Series: "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks"

Sep 23
CIGI opens the 2014-2015 Cinema Series with a screening of "We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks". In this documentary film, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Alex Gibney explores the circumstances and impact of both the founding of WikiLeaks and its subsequent participation in several major disclosures of classified information in 2009-2010, including highly-publicized leaks of Iraq and Afghanistan war documents. The film also profiles the people involved in the organization, including founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange.

Passing the Arctic Council Torch: A Review of the Canadian Chairmanship and Preview of the Upcoming American Chairmanship

Sep 30
A public one-day multi-stakeholder conference in Washington D.C. to take stock of the accomplishments achieved during Canada’s Arctic Council Chairmanship as it concludes its chairmanship and prepares for the April 2015 Arctic Council Ministerial meeting.

Global Youth Forum

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.