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

Friday, September 12, 2014
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

‘The Global War for Internet Governance’ – cyber expert Laura DeNardis kicks off new CIGI lecture season

Thursday, September 4, 2014
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Senior Fellow Laura DeNardis will address how the Internet is governed and controversies about future online economic and expressive liberty, as CIGI opens its new lecture season. “The Global War for Internet Governance,” the first lecture of the 2014-15 CIGI Signature Lecture Series, will take place from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.

Should China host the G20 in 2016? CIGI paper assesses Beijing’s ‘golden opportunity’ and simultaneous reluctance

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
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A new paper released by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) says that despite calls from analysts for more leadership in the G20 as a “golden opportunity,” China is presently focused on promoting itself as an equal and respected partner.

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

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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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).