CIGI appoints lawyer Oonagh Fitzgerald as Director of International Law Research Program

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Oonagh Fitzgerald as director of the think-tank’s International Law Research Program, effective April 28.

CIGI experts available for media commentary on spring meetings of International Monetary Fund and World Bank

Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will have the following experts available for media interviews during this week’s spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank Group, in Washington, DC.

From missteps to coherence, new CIGI report traces Canadian foreign policy under Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Monday, April 7, 2014
News Release
Canadian foreign policy, from Laurentian roots to Conservative principles, is finally re-entering a period of coherence, according to a new report published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Media invited to attend ‘IMF — What Is It Good For?’ conference ahead of Spring Meetings

Friday, April 4, 2014
News Release
Media covering the 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group are invited to attend the conference ‘IMF — What Is It Good For?’ on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of the IMF.

Economic rebalancing in China will require political reform, CIGI report says

Friday, April 4, 2014
News Release
China’s new leaders are unlikely to succeed in rebalancing the country’s economy without substantial political reform, according to a new report from CIGI.

Award-winning journalist John Ibbitson to discuss Conservative transformation of Canadian foreign policy, at Ottawa event

Thursday, April 3, 2014
Media Advisory
Is Canada’s foreign policy and international reputation stronger or weaker since the election of Prime Minister Stephen Harper in 2006, and his government’s majority win in May 2011? CIGI invites media to cover its CIGI Global Policy Forum, “The Big Break: The Conservative Transformation of Canada’s Foreign Policy,” taking place on April 8, 2014, at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada.

CIGI paper chronicles Canada’s role in multilateral financial diplomacy and identifies areas for improvement

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
News Release
Canada needs to become better at seizing leadership opportunities if it wants to hold influence over the international financial system, according to a new report from CIGI.

International policy expert to discuss role of energy in addressing major global challenges, in lecture at CIGI

Monday, March 31, 2014
Declan Kelly and Hillary Salvian
Media Advisory
Gerald “Ged” Davis, Chair of the World Energy Scenario Study Group, will discuss the role of energy in addressing major 21st-century issues, in the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

CIGI report assesses the viability of the IMF’s creditor status, in light of lessons from the Euro crisis

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
News Release
A credible framework for maintaining discipline over International Monetary Fund (IMF) lending is required to ensure the viability of the organization’s preferred creditor status, according to a new CIGI report.

CIGI reports offer policy recommendations for central banks on global consensus, cooperation and independence

Friday, March 21, 2014
News Release
Central banks and policy makers should seek global consensus before implementing policies that may have global repercussions, and North African states can take further strides toward central bank independence (CBI). These are among the conclusions and policy recommendations presented in two new reports from CIGI.

Twenty-five distinguished experts appointed to Global Commission on Internet Governance’s Research Advisory Network

Thursday, March 20, 2014
News Release
Twenty-five distinguished scholars and internationally recognized experts have been appointed to the Global Commission on Internet Governance’s new Research Advisory Network.

Spotlight on Africa’s ‘quiet revolution’ at next CIGI lecture

Thursday, March 20, 2014
Media Advisory
Margaret S. McMillan, associate professor of economics at Tufts University, will discuss Africa’s recent modernization, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.