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CIGI releases key resource in ongoing debate on global Internet policy and governance

Friday, November 21, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has published a new resource, on challenges and opportunities in Internet policy, developed to inform the work of the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG).

CIGI to release global survey, by Ipsos, on Internet security and trust

Friday, November 21, 2014
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will release the results of its global public opinion survey on Internet security on Monday, November 24, at 10 a.m. in Ottawa.

UN Special Rapporteur François Crépeau talks human rights of migrants, at CIGI public lecture

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Media Advisory
How are migrants engaging with their new communities? This question will form the basis for a free public lecture on migrant rights by United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants François Crépeau, at tomorrow’s CIGI Signature Lecture.

G20 final communiqué reveals robust commitments to boost world growth, but weak accountability measures that threaten to haunt its relevancy: CIGI experts

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
News Release
Waterloo, Canada — The final communiqué from the 2014 G20 Summit contains concrete ideas for advancing global economic policy, but the challenges of effective reporting, monitoring and ongoing communication lay ahead, according to new reports from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

What to Expect in the G20 Final Communique

Saturday, November 15, 2014
Media Advisory
CIGI Experts will hold a news conference at G20 Brisbane. Be sure to attend this news conference for expert insights into expectations for final outcomes of the G20 Leaders Summit in Brisbane.

CIGI at the G20 in Brisbane, Australia: Experts available for interview at Media Pavilion

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Media Advisory
Brisbane, Australia — Policy experts from around the world with a broad range of global economy experience and G8 and G20 expertise are available for interview on the 2014 G20 Leaders’ Summit.

As China prepares for the world stage, global economy expert ponders what to expect from China in G20 discussions

Wednesday, November 12, 2014
News Release
As China awaits a response from its bid to host the 2016 Group of Twenty (G20) meetings, global economy experts at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) get ahead of the curve, investigating the nation’s role in past G20 summitry.

CIGI appoints international financial law expert Steven L. Schwarcz as Senior Fellow

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven L. Schwarcz as Senior Fellow with the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective immediately.

Students simulate world war with hope for a peaceful future, at CIGI Global Youth Forum

Monday, November 10, 2014
Media Advisory
High school students from across Waterloo region are gathering for a moment of silence and day of tribute to honour those who fought for Canadians in the First World War, at the sixth annual CIGI Global Youth Forum, presented by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA).

Global economic system continues to show cracks, countries not doing enough to support it: CIGI survey of experts

Monday, November 10, 2014
Press Release
Today, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) released the 2014 Survey of Progress in International Economic Governance of leading experts, showing that there are substantial concerns about the fragile global economic recovery. These concerns are primarily driven by uneven growth throughout the world.

Former Bank for International Settlements CEO and Bank of Canada Senior Deputy Governor Malcolm Knight to discuss shock-absorbing architecture of financial regulation, at CIGI forum

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Media Advisory
Avoiding another global financial crisis is an international imperative; yet, how best to do so remains a major topic of debate.The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invites media to cover its Global Policy Forum, “Reforming the Global Architecture of Financial Regulation – the G20, the IMF and the FSB,” taking place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada.

Climate change expert Thomas Homer-Dixon to discuss Canada’s future as an energy superpower, at public lecture

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Media Advisory
Climate change expert Thomas Homer-Dixon will investigate the breadth of renewable energy sources available in Canada and the country’s untapped potential as an “energy superpower,” at the next Signature Lecture at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).