Op-ed in Spanish: La misión de los cascos azules de pacificar y estabilizar el país se ha cumplido. La MINUSTAH debe iniciar su retirada gradual y el desafío es hacerlo de forma ordenada y planificada.
In an op-ed to the Korea Times, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Manmohan Agarwal argues that "coordination between treasuries and central banks is needed to prevent a negative reaction from financial markets to increased fiscal stimulus."
In an op-ed to the Ottawa Citizen, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker argues that Canada's stance on Palestine's recent bid for statehood at the UN was the wrong approach.
In an op-ed to The Toronto Star, CIGI Chair in International Political Economy Eric Helleiner looks at the G20's regulatory initiatives and policy responses in light of the financial upheavals of the past few weeks.
In his latest op-ed, CIGI Distinguished Fellow Andrew Cooper argues that since the financial crisis "the image of heroic leadership has waned."
"Haiti’s challenges are enormous," writes CIGI Senior Fellow Jorge Heine in commenting on the announcement of a United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) drawdown. Heine notes that the country "has a number of key advantages — including a skilled labor force, proximity and privileged access to the biggest market in the world and a central position in the Caribbean Sea — that can be deployed to make the most of this opportunity."
CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani writes on Naguib Sawiris, the 2011 CIC Globalist of the Year.
"At their best, think tanks act as a bridge between academia, the government and the public. Their researchers try to find solutions to sticky problems and translate that knowledge into influence on governments and the public," writes CIGI Research Officer Geoff Burt.
CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek argues that civil society needs to up its game in order for there to be a serious consideration of sustainable economics. He offers four suggestions that could help "change the show."
Sustainability movement has made great strides over 20 years but needs to up its game if it is to progress, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow Simon Zadek writes.
"Buying bonds is fine in the short term but China must become much more engaged internationally if the crisis is to be resolved," says CIGI Senior Fellow Gregory Chin in an op-ed on China's role in stabilizing global financial markets.
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Andrew Cooper argues that Bono remains as premier celebrity activist and that he "has decided that the G20 is the place to be."