Friday, August 26, 2011
CIGI Senior Fellow Trevor Findlay will spend the 2011-12 academic year in Cambridge, Massachusetts, researching the International Atomic Energy Agency as a fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Thursday, August 18, 2011
Thirty scholars have been selected out of 352 applications to conduct research in 18 African countries as part of the Africa Initiative’s Research Program.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Five unique bells, the largest weighing 2,104 pounds and the smallest weighing 195 pounds, will be hoisted into a bell tower on Thursday, August 18, between 10 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. at the new CIGI Campus located at 67 Erb St. W.
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Fifteen African graduate students will be spending four months in Canada this fall studying important issues facing Africa today, including conflict resolution, migration, food security, health, climate change and energy, as part of the Africa Initiative’s graduate research grant program.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Haiti needs to lift itself by its own bootstraps, but it can only do so with strong international support. Without the latter, Haiti’s history of failure may repeat itself, warns a new book published by CIGI and United Nations University Press.
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
CIGI and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are accepting research proposals for their Fall 2011 Grant Program, with grants ranging in value from $25,000 to $250,000. CIGI and INET are calling for new research proposals in areas of vital importance to the field of economics, including economic linkages, global interdependencies, sustainable economics and economic history.
Monday, July 25, 2011
Migration in Egypt is more than a reaction to economic hardships; it is often caused by environmental degradation, says a new paper issued through the Africa Initiative Discussion Papers series.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
News broadcasters can now more easily stage live double-ended interviews with experts on world issues, thanks to the opening of a new state-of-the-art studio at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Monday, June 13, 2011
As part of its annual public media event, CIGI hosts five leading Canadian journalists to discuss the dangers facing foreign correspondents. This year's theme is “Muzzled Media: The Global Challenge.” Panellists include: moderator Lynn Haddrall (Waterloo Region Record); Michelle Shephard (The Toronto Star); Allan Thompson (Carleton University); Anna Maria Tremonti (CBC Radio One); and Sonia Verma (The Globe and Mail).
Thursday, June 9, 2011
New York, NY, and Waterloo, Canada — June 9 —Four Canadians are among 23 recipients of a total of more than $3 million in grants for research projects, announced today by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
To provide media with better access to expert commentary on pressing global issues, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has launched a redesigned website at www.cigionline.org.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Tonight at 7 p.m., Ruben Lamdany will address this question when he presents his keynote address as part of The Centre for International Governance Innovation's (CIGI) Signature Lecture, "Groupthink and Overconfidence: Predictive Failures in the Global Economic Crisis."