TORONTO: The winner of the prestigious Donner Prize, the award for best book on Canadian public policy, was announced this evening by Allan Gotlieb, Chairman of the Donner Canadian Foundation, at an awards dinner at the Carlu. This is the ninth year for this acclaimed prize, which is awarded annually.
Waterloo, Canada - John English, Executive Director of CIGI (Centre for International Governance Innovation), a leading Canadian international relations and policy research centre, is pleased to announce the appointment of international relations expert, Dr. Ramesh Thakur, as a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. Dr. Thakur will also take up a cross appointment as professor of political science at the University of Waterloo, Canada.
Waterloo, Canada - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is unlikely to emerge from a looming budget crisis and threats to its legitimacy without serious reforms. At the same time, there is much potential in the Fund focusing on a more prominent surveillance role, in being more flexible in the advice it gives, and in working more collaboratively with other institutions in carrying out its lending and crisis-management roles. These are the key conclusions of a working paper released today by CIGI (Centre for International Governance Innovation).
Waterloo, Canada - Building upon his work on African economic issues, CIGI Senior Resaercher Hany Besada has written a narrative account that summarizes the papers presented at the Oxford Workshop on Peace Building and Corruption, University of Oxford held March 22-23, one of which was on Liberia's anti-corruption efforts. The event was presented by the American Political Science Association.
The Whistler Forum for Leadership and Dialogue Expands Its Global Reach by Joining the IGLOO Network
Whistler, Canada - The Whistler Forum for Leadership & Dialogue, a charitable, non-profit civil society think tank, is joining CIGI's IGLOO network (International Governance Leaders and Organizations Online) in order to better serve its mission and engage its members and partners worldwide.
Waterloo, Canada - The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)) has partnered with the Canadian International Development Agency's (CIDA) Office for Democratic Governance in the development of Governance Village, a new online network for good governance practices and policies.
TORONTO, March 29 /CNW/ - The finalists for the 2006/2007 Donner Prize, the award for best book on Canadian public policy, were announced today by Allan Gotlieb, Chairman of the Donner Canadian Foundation. Mr. Gotlieb said, "Last year, the Toronto Star wrote 'Donner-winning books tend to have far-reaching influence on government and industry.' This year's first-rate group of finalists all tackle key issues that we hope will have policy makers taking notice."