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."
New CIGI publications chronicle summitry evolution, G8, G20 and UN roles ahead of Deauville G8 Summit
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Can the G8 and the G20 continue to co-exist? And, if so, what should the United Nations’ relationship be with each organization? These are among the key questions outlined in two new publications from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), being released to coincide with the 2011 G8 Summit in Deauville, France.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011
Ten years of membership in the World Trade Organization have helped drive China toward market reforms, while proving wrong the “doom and gloom” Chinese predictions of harm, two new CIGI commentaries argue.
Friday, May 20, 2011
Looking for expert commentary on the G8 summit? The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will have many of its experts available to comment on the 2011 G8 Summit, which runs May 26 to 27 in Deauville, France.
Thursday, May 12, 2011
Egypt’s political revolution fulfilled many hopes, yet set off deep implications for regional and global security. What transitional challenges does the country now face, and how can Canadians help ensure that democracy and stability prevail? Ben Rowswell will discuss these topics May 18.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to take part in CU Expo 2011, a Canadian-led conference expected to draw 600 people to Waterloo Region from May 10-14.
Monday, May 9, 2011
Susan Schadler has spent more than three decades in senior research positions at the International Monetary Fund. Simon Zadek’s work on responsible competitiveness and collaborative governance is used extensively by practitioners, policy makers and academics. He is a non-resident fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a senior adviser on sustainability to the World Economic Forum.
Tuesday, May 3, 2011
The Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant is investing $150,000 to support 15 research projects. Select grant recipients will be invited to present their research at a conference planned for 2013, outlining the major findings, research, and publications resulting from the overall project.
Monday, May 2, 2011
CIGI announce its role as a founding partner of UpTown Gallery’s Reach Out For Art initiative (ROFA). Under the program, CIGI will display UpTown Gallery members’ artwork in public spaces throughout its buildings. The collection of work at CIGI will rotate quarterly to accommodate UpTown Gallery’s bi-monthly exhibition schedule.
Friday, April 29, 2011
The G20 could play a major role in determining whether we are to live in a time of enhanced cooperative governance or in a zero-sum international competition, a new paper from CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Heinbecker says.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Graduate students enrolled in select African universities can now apply for up to $10,000 CAD through the Africa Initiative Graduate Research Grant.