CTV Southwestern Ontatio reports on the CIGI'11 conference, noting that CIGI brought former world leaders to Waterloo to discuss confronting the global economy.
In an interview with CTV News Channel, CIGI Senior Fellow Mark Sedra discusses the end of the NATO-led Libya mission and whether its premature.
"It goes way beyond traditional tariffs and customs and even trade and services, and deals with beyond the border regulatory issues," CIGI Senior Fellow Debra Steger says of the terms of a proposed free-trade agreement between Canada and the European Union.
“ Brazilian companies, especially in the energy sector, but also in construction and engineering, have much to gain from tapping into Africa's rapidly growing economies,” CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine says of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff's visit to Africa.
The Waterloo Region Record lets readers know about Daniel Drezner's lecture at CIGI on zombies and international relations.
"It's in (the Egyptian government's) interest to actually ensure that there is international and outside verification," says CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani in response to Egypt's Supreme Council prohibiting formal international monitors for its upcoming election.
The CIGI Campus is discussed in a Globe and Mail article on campuses in Canada.
On Cross Country Checkup, CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani discusses Canada's participation in the NATO mission in Libya and if Canada should help topple other dictators.
"With the systemic problems we're dealing with we need something bigger and more substantial. We need a full-time person that is devoted and focused on the FSB mandate," Senior Fellow Bessma Momani on the possibility of Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney being named head of the Financial Stability Board.
In an interview with 570 News, CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani comments that, "the capture and death of Moammar Gadhafi allows the transitional Libyan government to carry on with the business of governing."
“The (National Transitional Council) has had a chance not only to consolidate control, but more importantly build capacity and expertise,” CIGI Senior Bessma Momani says.
In an interview with La Presse, Thomas Kwasi Tieku warns that Kenya's military action in Somalia may backfire given the large Somalia population in Kenya. He adds that by intervening militarily, Kenya is trying to demonstrate its ability to combat terrorism and to prove that its army can ensure the safety of tourists or foreigners who travel for business.