Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Funding of up to $15,000 (CAD) is now available for scholars and researchers based in Africa and Canada, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) announced today as its Africa Initiative launches the first round of its research grants competition.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
In recognition of China’s 10th anniversary with the World Trade Organization (WTO), The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to launch a web-commentary series that examines the past and future of the global trading regime and China's role.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Dr. Changyong Rhee, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, will be the keynote speaker of an event in Ottawa on Monday, April 11, hosted by CIGI. Dr. Rhee will be open to interviews on the topic of the ADB’s flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2011.
CIGI-Chatham House report: Global economy requires credible framework for international policy cooperation
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
The way that nations design their economic policies is woefully inadequate to prevent financial and economic crises, says a report jointly published by Chatham House and The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Co-authored by Chatham House's Economics Research Director Paola Subacchi and CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Jenkins, the report calls on governments to grasp the international implications of their domestic policies.
Anatol Lieven to discuss Pakistan’s geopolitical role and relationships within contentious global order
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Renowned expert on U.S. global strategy and the war on terror, Anatol Lieven will deliver the CIGI Signature Lecture on Friday, April 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., as he discusses “Pakistan – A Hard Challenge for International Governance.”
Thursday, March 31, 2011
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointments of David B. Dewitt as vice president of programs, and J. Fred Kuntz as vice president of public affairs. These appointments follow the adoption of a new strategic plan for the Waterloo-based think tank on governance issues.
Preeminent Indian political scientist Yogendra Yadav explores “The Rise of State-Nations” at lecture in Waterloo
Thursday, March 24, 2011
Professor Yogendra Yadav, one of India’s leading political analysts and pollsters, and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) in New Delhi, will deliver an afternoon lecture at CIGI on Friday, March 25, 2011. The event is open to media coverage.
Japan’s nuclear crisis: CIGI’s findings and recommendations on global nuclear governance more pertinent than ever
Friday, March 18, 2011
The current nuclear crisis in Japan makes the conclusions and recommendations on global nuclear safety offered by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) more relevant than ever.
New book examines U.S. stigmatization of Internet gambling and looks at political, economic, and legal reality of contentious global topic
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Internet Gambling Offshore: Caribbean Struggles over Casino Capitalism, a new book by CIGI Distinguished Fellow Dr. Andrew Cooper, looks at the development of an innovative and entrepreneurial Internet gambling economy in Antigua and the approach used by both the Antiguan and U.S. governments to fight for and against the industry, respectively.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Damage to Japanese nuclear plants following a devastating earthquake has heightened the urgency for increased safety and governance reviews of the worldwide nuclear industry, says Dr. Trevor Findlay, Senior Fellow at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Friday, March 11, 2011
CIGI is pleased to announce that the Africa Portal has reached a large, worldwide audience since its launch late last year. The online knowledge resource, which became active November 25, 2010, offers open access to a suite of features aimed to equip users with research and information on Africa’s current policy issues. Within 105 days, the Africa Portal was visited by people in 156 of the world’s 194 countries.
Heine, Coleman, and Ralston Saul to challenge concept and merits of globalization at CIGI public event
Monday, March 7, 2011
Leading experts in global governance and international affairs will gather at CIGI on Wednesday, March 9, to discuss the merits and pitfalls of globalization.