The FTA and the NAFTA agreements hinge on one crucial bet that is looking increasingly dubious today — that U.S. administrations would see it in their country's larger interest to respect the international agreements they entered into.
Summary: The Manager of the UN Millennium Project will speak in a public lecture on Canada’s role in ending global poverty.
No-Win War: Neither Canada nor the U.S. can come out ahead in a trade showdown - but it may happen anyway
Stung by a U.S. decision to keep collecting punitive tariffs on this country's lumber, Canadian political leaders have taken the unheard-of step of hinting they'll trigger a trade war. But is there any chance Canada would win such a conflict?
Summary: John Whalley will be speaking on "Globalization and Values"
Summary: Dr. Andrew F. Cooper and Dr. Bessma Momani have published “Negotiating Out of Argentina’s Financial Crisis: Segmenting the International Creditors” in the September issue of the New Political Economy.
Summary: Summary of United Nations University and Centre for International Governance Innovation Panel Discussion on: ‘Putting Ideas to Work: The impact of powerful ideas on international reforms’ Dag Hammarskjöld Auditorium, UN Headquarters, New York June 21, 2005 | 3.30 pm – 5.30 pm
Summary: CIGI’s second instalment of the Summer Cinema Series was a huge success with approximately 200 attendees. CIGI Summer Cinema will resume again next year in the late spring.
Summary: Stephen Toope’s lecture was attended by close to 100 people. Toope provided insightful comments on the role of the United Nations in the protection of Human Rights.
As we enter the age of information, we are only beginning to realize the impact the Internet can have on our world. The ability to share information is having an increasingly profound effect on many aspects of our lives. We have the opportunity to hear new points of view, discover new opportunities and break down outdated barriers.
Summary: Dr. Andrew F. Cooper will be attending the First Global International Studies Conference in Istanbul at Bilgi University from 24 – 27 August 2005.
Summary: Dr. Nicolaïdis spoke to an audience of 100 people on the impact of the French and Dutch rejection of the proposed Constitution for the European Union.
By Paul Heinbecker, Canada World View