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CIGI- INET award to fund two-year study of central bank reform, led by economist Adam S. Posen

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are pleased to announce support for a major new study on the reform of central banks in light of the financial crisis of 2008.

CIGI and Washington-based CSIS host high-level meeting on ‘Passing the Arctic Council Torch’

Monday, September 29, 2014
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) are hosting a high-level conference that will examine the passing of the Arctic Council chairmanship from Canada to the United States.

Hugh Segal and Malcolm Knight to deliver keynotes at Council of Councils conference in Ottawa

Friday, September 26, 2014
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invites media to cover two keynote speeches at “Managing the New Global Commons,” the sixth regional Council of Councils conference taking place in Ottawa from September 28-30, 2014.

CIGI experts available for comment on UN General Assembly

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Media Advisory
Looking for expert commentary on this week’s opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations? The Centre for International Governance Innovation has the following experts to answer questions from the media, via phone or CIGI’s fully operational broadcast studio.

Empowering staff and removing hierarchies improves central bank governance, says CIGI paper

Friday, September 19, 2014
News Release
Flattening hierarchies and improving professional development may enhance the effectiveness of central banks, according to a new paper by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Are Sharia and human rights compatible? Expert to discuss at CIGI public lecture

Friday, September 12, 2014
Media Advisory
Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, professor of law at Emory College, will unpack the complex and misunderstood relationship between Sharia and human rights, at the next Signature Lecture at the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

CIGI report recommends two-stage Action Plan for greater international financial stability

Friday, September 12, 2014
News Release
Actions to advance the international financial system, and improve the policy making process within it, will create greater economic stability and strength, according to a new paper issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI appoints environmental lawyer David Estrin as Senior Research Fellow with International Law Research Program

Friday, September 12, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of David Estrin as Senior Research Fellow with the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective September 2014.

CIGI appoints intellectual property expert Bassem Awad as Research Fellow with International Law Research Program

Friday, September 12, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bassem Awad as Research Fellow with the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective September 2014.

Experts to discuss Canada’s role in the international financial system, at Crisis and Reform book launch in Montreal

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Media Advisory
Experts will discuss the future of Canada’s role in the development and regulation of the international financial system, at a free panel event in Montreal, presented by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID) at McGill University.

October 1962 offers lessons for avoiding Asia-Pacific escalations, says CIGI paper

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
News Release
Lessons learned from the Cuban missile crisis can be used to help avoid escalating crises in the Asia-Pacific region, including the East China Sea, according to a new paper released by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Experts to discuss Canada’s role in the international financial system, at Crisis and Reform book launch in Toronto

Monday, September 8, 2014
Media Advisory
Experts will discuss the future of Canada’s role in the development and regulation of the international financial system, at a free panel event in Toronto, presented by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Munk School of Global Affairs.