Heads of state and leading figures from business and academia gather this week in Davos, Switzerland to “shape global, regional and industry agendas,” as part of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) annual meeting. With this year’s conference entitled "The Great Transformation: Shaping New Models," we talk to WEF Sustainability Adviser and CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek on what the forum’s unique composition can offer in terms of economic recovery and a move toward green growth.
CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek asks: Can Davos 2012 offer real alternatives or will it serve up a smiling, gritted-teeth espousal that "business as usual" can and should be sustained?
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) interviews CIGI Senior Fellow Debra Steger on topics surrounding international organizations and the World Trade Organization.
In an article on Canada's involvement in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, CIGI Senior Fellow Debra Steger comments on the challenges and vulnerabilities Canada faces with regard to the supply management of its dairy and poultry industries.
In his latest to Huffington Post Canada, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Andrew Cooper looks at what some of the possible developments will be in the global economy for 2012.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine comments on the creation of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) in 2011 and Canada's relationship to the new organization. To listen to the full interview with RCI, click on the View Website link. (Interview and article in Spanish only.)