Focus on trade policy and “disruptive innovations” to stimulate Caribbean economy, says new CIGI report

Tuesday, November 1, 2011
News Release
The Caribbean “needs to consider strategies and instruments of change that propagate transformation” and “are disruptive of existing structures,” a new paper released by CIGI argues.

Security sector reform, counterinsurgency and stabilization efforts in Afghanistan are at odds, says report

Monday, October 31, 2011
News Release
Uncoordinated security sector reform efforts have led to disappointing and incoherent results in Afghanistan, argues a new report issued by CIGI.

CIGI experts available for comment on G20 Summit in Cannes

Monday, October 24, 2011
Looking for expert commentary ahead of and during next week’s G20 Summit in Cannes, France? The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will have the following experts in Cannes from November 2-5 and available for media interviews:

Expert to discuss how theories of international relations could salvage humanity from global zombie apocalypse

Thursday, October 20, 2011
Media Advisory
As part of its Signature Lecture Series, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) welcomes the public to hear Daniel W. Drezner as he discusses the political tactics and strategies of Zombies, the G20 and International Governance.

CIGI experts outline prescriptions for Cannes summit and beyond in special report on G20 issues

Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Media Advisory
As leaders of the G20 nations prepare for their summit at Cannes, on November 3-4, CIGI experts offer policy analysis on the most critical G20 issues in the special report Prescriptions for the G20: The Cannes Summit and Beyond.

New development goals based on national targets can help eradicate poverty, says report

Friday, October 14, 2011
News Release
A conference report issued by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) argues for 12 new post-2015 development goals that call for country-specific targets and minimum benchmarks.

Fresh opinions on global governance featured in second season of Inside the Issues

Thursday, October 13, 2011
News Release
Inside the Issues, presented by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), is back for its second season of weekly interactive podcasts, providing insightful analysis on topics from across the spectrum of global governance.

Panel of former world leaders opens CIGI conference on gaps in global governance

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Media Advisory
CIGI invites media to register for its annual fall conference, CIGI ’11, being held October 28-30, 2011, which opens with a public conversation between former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo and former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin.

CIGI experts contribute to Brookings high-level panel on FSB governance

Friday, September 30, 2011
Media Advisory
The Financial Stability Board (FSB) should expand its scope, its geographical diversity and institutional capacity, and adopt a bottom-up approach to regional consultation, a high-level Brookings panel has concluded.

Mexico’s human rights violence on the rise, as neither military nor justice system provide security

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
News Release
Foreign governments supporting Mexico’s war on drugs should focus on strengthening civilian rule of law and encourage judicial reform to ensure that military personnel accused of human rights abuse are held accountable, according to a new report from CIGI.

CIGI to webcast signature lecture season kick off with keynote by Nobel Peace Prize recipient, Dr. James Orbinski

Wednesday, September 21, 2011
News Release
CIGI will kick off its Signature Lecture Series season with a live-webcast keynote by Dr. James Orbinski on “Humanitarianism and Good Global Governance.”

New CIGI Campus celebrated with performance by acclaimed Somali-Canadian hip-hop star K’naan, audience of community, academic and business leaders

Friday, September 16, 2011
News Release
Waterloo, Canada — September 16 — CIGI founder and chair Jim Balsillie, City of Waterloo Mayor Brenda Halloran and award-winning Canadian recording artist K’naan are among the distinguished guests expected at the CIGI Campus Celebration today.