Distinguished experts will convene at the Canadian embassy in Japan to discuss the experiences of the Haiti Earthquake of January 2010 and the Great East Japan Earthquake of March 2011, in an effort to understand the best approach to international disaster relief.
The Africa Portal today celebrates a significant milestone, as project members and content partners mark the first anniversary of the online hub and significant successes along the way.
Looking for expert commentary on the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)? CIGI will have experts available from Durban, South Africa, as well as offsite via video link.
Despite the euro zone debt crisis taking centre stage at the recent Cannes G20 Summit, leaders and the national media in their respective capitals were, nonetheless, able to focus on several other G20 issues of vital interest to their publics, a new CIGI-Brookings report concludes.
Graduate students from Africa and Canada will have the opportunity to benefit from $300,000 (CAD) in funding, as the Africa Initiative today announces a call for applications for the 2012 graduate research grant program.
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of C. Scott Clark to its Operating Board of Directors. Mr. Clark is President of C. S. Clark Consulting, and previously held senior positions in the Government of Canada, including Deputy Minister of Finance and Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister.
While offering just a few specific actions to bolster confidence and help stabilize the global economy, the G20 summit in Cannes ended today with an anti-climactic communiqué that fell far short of initial expectations.
Setting the context for the final communiqué from the Cannes Summit, three CIGI policy experts will brief journalists on the G20 outlook, today at the Summit Media Center.
Gregory Chin, CIGI Senior Fellow and Chair of the China Working Group, discusses China’s interaction with the G20 and multitude of questions this presents.
CIGI Senior Fellow looks at what the G20 can do to ease the plight of the jobless, whose numbers have increased and whose circumstances have worsened dramatically in many G20 countries.
Focus on trade policy and “disruptive innovations” to stimulate Caribbean economy, says new CIGI report
The Caribbean “needs to consider strategies and instruments of change that propagate transformation” and “are disruptive of existing structures,” a new paper released by CIGI argues.