"There's almost a disposition to think that political officers are of no value," Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker says of the Canadian government's approach to non-trade diplomats.
Since 2001, CIGI founder Jim Balsillie has devoted well over $100 million of his own money — and his trademark passion — to creating unique university programs and a well-respected think tank on international governance that many people credit with helping boost Canada’s reputation and role in the world.
The Daily Nebraskan News highlights CIGI Distinguished Fellow Jorge Heine's upcoming talk at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He will be discussing restorative justice in Chile and South Africa.
“It’s great to have him as chair and he’s been very generous to CIGI through the years so I hope there’s a continued involvement with CIGI,” CIGI Vice President of Public Affairs Fred Kuntz says of founder Jim Balsillie.
“I can only speak for CIGI and say we are grateful for what Jim has done for us to date and we look forward to his continued support. I am very optimistic for the Waterloo community,” says CIGI Vice President of Public Affairs Fred Kuntz.
American artist Daisy Rockwell, the granddaughter of famous illustrator Norman Rockwell, will participate in a public onstage discussion Thursday at The Centre for International Governance Innovation
Amid allegations of election fraud, rampant violence continues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. If the First World doesn't get involved, could we face another Rwanda? CIGI's Thomas Tieku comments on TVO's The Agenda with Steve Paikin.
The International Relations and Security Network (ISN) interviews CIGI Senior Fellow Debra Steger on topics surrounding international organizations and the World Trade Organization.
Although visiting scholar Lanre Ikuteyijo's time at McMaster University was short, it had a profound effect both on himself and his research. He studied at McMaster as part of the Africa Initiative's graduate research grant program.
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.
Today in a UK Commons debate in Westminster Hall, Member of Parliament for Harrow West Gareth Thomas discussed CIGI's contribution to the debate on post-2015 Millennium Development Goals.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker gives an interview on what the death of Kim Jong Il means for relations with North Korea and global security.