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.

CIGI joins 9th annual Doors Open Waterloo Region with tours of former Seagram warehouse and new CIGI Campus

Monday, September 12, 2011
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invites the public to tour its main offices in the former Seagram distillery warehouse and the new adjacent CIGI Campus, as part of the ninth annual Doors Open Waterloo Region on Saturday, September 17, 2011.

K’naan to perform at opening of new CIGI Campus in Waterloo

Saturday, September 10, 2011
Media Advisory
K’naan, an internationally acclaimed Somali-Canadian recording artist, will be performing at a celebration of the new CIGI Campus on Friday, September 16, 2011.

“Can Think Tanks Make a Difference?” – CIGI conference to assess impact of global research and expertise

Thursday, September 8, 2011
Media Advisory
In celebration of The Centre for International Governance Innovation’s (CIGI) 10th anniversary and the opening of its new campus, the organization will host a day long conference called: Can Think Tanks Make a Difference?

Week of activities to celebrate new CIGI Campus and CIGI 10th anniversary

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is planning a week of activities to mark its 10th anniversary and the opening of the new CIGI Campus.

Constructive powers have considerable role to play in trans-global security, says new report

Thursday, September 1, 2011
News Release
From regional security challenges to the global drug trade to migrant flows and ecological crises, the Constructive Powers can be an effective body to develop multilateral consensus on global security issues, according to a new report issued by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI nuclear expert awarded Harvard Kennedy School fellowship for new academic year

Friday, August 26, 2011
News Release
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.

Research grants to fund 30 innovative projects across Africa

Thursday, August 18, 2011
News Release
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.

CIGI Campus bronze bells to be hoisted into tower

Wednesday, August 17, 2011
Media Advisory
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.