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CIGI announces three collaborative research awards for professors at Laurier and University of Waterloo

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce research awards for three projects directed by faculty members at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.

Low- and middle-income countries must mobilize more domestic resources to health care, CIGI report says

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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Health ministers in low- and middle-income countries need to strengthen their accounting frameworks, promotion of domestic health funding and collaboration with international partners and donors, according to a new report issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

New Zealand dairy industry will continue to dominate globally through Asian growth, CIGI paper says

Thursday, August 14, 2014
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New Zealand’s global dairy dominance will continue through greater economic engagement with Asia-Pacific states, rather than with competing markets in Europe and America, according to a new paper issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI-sponsored paper casts doubt on speculative bubble causing mid-2000s crash in alternative energy stocks

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
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The severe crash of alternative energy stock prices in 2008 was not likely the result of a bursting speculative bubble and more likely due to the high market risk associated with such stocks. These are among the main conclusions in a new paper published by CIGI's Essays in Financial Governance project.

CIGI report highlights need for greater commitment to education in emergencies

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
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The state of schooling in Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camps, and implications for Somalia’s future leaders living in the camps, highlights the need for humanitarian assistance to prioritize funding for education, according to a new policy brief issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

New CIGI book on Internet explores cyber security, hacktivism and multi-stakeholder governance

Tuesday, August 5, 2014
News Release
A new book released through the Global Security & Politics Program at Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), as part of its ongoing program of work for the joint CIGI-Chatham House Global Commission on Internet Governance, explores the most pressing challenges to be faced in the evolution of Internet governance over the next five years.

CIGI launches Advisory Committee for International Law Research Program with appointment of five experts

Thursday, July 31, 2014
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CIGI has appointed five experts to its International Law Research Program’s new Advisory Committee.

CIGI report commends BRICS’ environmental progress but calls for clarity on priorities of new development bank

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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A new report from CIGI says more needs to be done to clarify the partially incompatible priorities — infrastructure and sustainable development — of the new BRICS-led development bank.

Delays in trans-Atlantic trade agreements offer chance for reflection, CIGI report says

Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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A new report from CIGI predicts that successfully concluding the negotiations of two large trans-Atlantic trade agreements will take longer than expected. But those invested in either process should welcome the delays as a good chance for negotiators and the wider public to reflect on these agreements, which will have far-reaching implications for the future of international trade, the CIGI report says.

Four criteria should drive African Union’s priorities for post-2015 development goals, says CIGI report

Friday, July 18, 2014
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In order to have an impact in the post-2015 development goals debate, the African Union (AU) should strategically use four key criteria to cut their 29 recommendations down to five priority areas, according to a new report released by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

China’s stance on ‘mega deals’ will shape its economy and international trading system, CIGI report says

Monday, July 14, 2014
News Release
China can influence the future development of the international trading system by its stance toward “mega deals,” according to a new report CIGI.

East Asian states declare growing interest in Arctic research, climate and resources, new CIGI book says

Thursday, July 3, 2014
News Release
Recent world troubles, including climate change, the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and oil price volatility from the Arab Spring, are motivating East Asian states to become more deeply engaged in Arctic affairs, according to the editors of a new book released today by CIGI.