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National policies essential for safe drinking water in rural Africa, says ecosystem science expert

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
News Release
A new policy brief issued today recommends how governments, non-state actors and communities in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to meeting the United Nations’ 2015 Millennium Development Goal on ensuring safe and clean drinking water.

G20 should have greater role in Mutual Assessment Process, CIGI junior fellows recommend

Monday, September 10, 2012
News Release
The G20 should increase its ownership of the Mutual Assessment Process (MAP), says the second installment of a new policy brief series from CIGI Junior Fellows.

Ex-CIA analyst and leading global security expert to discuss “Obama, Romney and Iran” at CIGI Campus

Monday, September 10, 2012
Media Advisory
Bruce Riedel, a Washington insider and leading global security specialist on the Middle East, will kick off the 2012-13 season of The Centre for International Governance Innovation's (CIGI) Signature Lecture Series with a discussion of "Obama, Romney and Iran."

Award-winning CIGI Campus to participate in Doors Open Waterloo Region 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012
News Release
The award-winning Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus will participate in the tenth annual Doors Open Waterloo Region, a free architecture and heritage open house event taking place on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

Constructive Powers Initiative, addressing transnational organized crime, to brief media after Mexico City workshop

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Media Advisory
Leading scholars and experts participating in the Constructive Powers Initiative in Mexico City will brief media on their findings after two days of work. The session, which will be live streamed, is scheduled to take place at 8:15 a.m. (central time) on Friday, September 7, 2012 at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma.

Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA – now available for e-reader devices

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
News Release
The culmination of a two-year study on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is now available to read as an ebook.

Social mobilization, incentives and improved tracking key to meningitis vaccination efforts, according to CIGI Junior Fellows

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
News Release
The first release in a new policy brief series from CIGI offers recommendations on preventing meningitis epidemics throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

CIGI paper offers lessons from Bretton Woods era for policy makers tasked with saving euro zone

Friday, August 24, 2012
News Release
Policy makers must look beyond economic factors and consider domestic political constraints when designing new international monetary arrangements, says a new paper from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI-INET paper points to fault lines in international financial architecture for resolving sovereign debt crises

Thursday, August 23, 2012
News Release
A new paper by a former deputy director of the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) European Department says that fault lines in the international financial architecture for resolving sovereign debt crises mean that recent and future debt crises will remain more costly than need be.

Researchers highlight need for adequate food security governance in South Africa

Thursday, August 23, 2012
News Release
New research from South Africa shows that, to be truly effective, food security policies in the country need to be intimately linked with progress on land reform. Currently, this lack of coordination disproportionately affects rural populations and highlights the need for governance reform.

CIGI appoints James Manicom and Mark Raymond as research fellows for global security program

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of James Manicom and Mark Raymond as research fellows for the global security program.

Dr. James Orbinski to lead Africa Initiative at CIGI

Monday, August 20, 2012
News Release
Dr. James Orbinski has been appointed Director of the Africa Initiative, effective September 2012, CIGI announced today. James also will be a senior adviser to CIGI’s vice president of programs.