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.

Grants will send African researchers to leading universities in Canada this fall

Thursday, August 11, 2011
News Release
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.

Haiti needs international support to save itself from failure, new book says

Wednesday, August 10, 2011
News Release
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.

Grants up to $250,000 for researchers in CIGI-INET’s Fall 2011 Program

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Declan Kelly and Rick Keating
News Release
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.

Causes of migration in Egypt more than just economic factors, says first paper in new series

Monday, July 25, 2011
News Release
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.