Kevin Carmichael reports on the significance of the CIGI-INET conference that took place in Bretton Woods.
Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on the role of the IMF in the current economic climate and the impact of emerging markets within that organization.
In a discussion over whether or not the G8 still has a role in world affairs, Daniel Schwanen comments that its members are not only wealthy but also hold two-thirds or more of military power in the world. As such, its still a credible and viable institution that can work with, not against, the G20.
In an interview with 570News, Bessma Momani argues that Canada’s economic sanctions are largely symbolic and fails to apply immediate pressure.
Distinguished Fellow Andrew Cooper comments on the G8 summit in France and how the organization can bolster global governance.
Senior Fellow and Acting Director of CIGI's Development Program, Gregory Chin, argues that among Asian governments, the G-8 "was last seen as a relevant force at the time of the 1997-98 Asian financial crisis," when it was still the Group of 7.
In light of Canadian prime minister Stephen Harper's announcement, in Deauville, France at the G8 meetings, to help stabilize Chernobyl, distinguished fellow Gordon Smith comments that a majority government provides the opportunity play a larger role internationally.
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani and Senior Visiting Fellow Paul Blustein are on Bloomberg talking about possible candidates for the managing director role at the IMF.
Wheat prices soaring by 17 percent is an especially worrying sign for countries where it is a staple of the diet. CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani provides context on the situation faced by those at the bottom of the economic food chain in the wider Arab world.
Executive Director Thomas Bernes comments on the authority of IMF managing directors, in an article that looks at the life and work of Dominique Strauss-Kahn.
The matter of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's succession as head of the International Monetary Fund could well spark a nationalistic showdown between two of the world’s great collective powers -- emerging market economies and Europe. CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma comments on the case each side will make to lead the IMF.
Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments on Dominique Strauss-Kahn's tenure as managing director of the International Monetary Fund and how he became the public face of the IMF.