CIGI paper by former UN deputy secretary-general assesses post-Cold War peacekeeping efforts and reforms
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
United Nations peacekeeping, “still the best tool available for the international community to help post-conflict states,” has been the object of numerous reforms over the last two decades, giving the UN a much-needed professional capacity to command, control and manage increasingly complex missions says a new report by CIGI.
Thursday, April 5, 2012
From food security to the engagement of emerging donors, serious policy challenges facing Africa will be at the forefront of 15 researchers’ fieldwork thanks to the Africa Initiative’s 2012 research grants of up to $15,000, it was announced today.
Monday, April 2, 2012
The Centre for International Governance Innovation remains committed to pursuing a program of research into international law. Under an agreement signed by CIGI and York University last year, a $60 million, 10-year program would have created 10 research chairs and 20 scholarships jointly. York advised CIGI today that the faculty council at Osgoode Hall Law School, which would have been a major implementing faculty, decided not to proceed with that plan.
Monday, April 2, 2012
How can the international community bring Iran in from the cold of its international isolation? What will it take to avoid war, and deal constructively, with a country that is widely believed to be seeking nuclear weapons capabilities? The next CIGI Signature Lecture, April 11, 2012, will explore these issues.
Friday, March 30, 2012
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Rohinton Medhora as president, effective May 19, 2012.
Illegal migration and policy challenges in Africa’s most populous country require action, according to Nigerian researcher
Monday, March 26, 2012
Migrants, resorting to illegal means to leave Nigeria, combined with financial, legal and political shortcomings are causing significant management problems for the government, says Nigerian researcher Lanre Ikuteyijo.
Friday, March 23, 2012
Five Canadians are among 29 recipients of a total of $4 million in grants for research projects, announced by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET).
Ambassador Osamah Al Sanosi Ahmad to discuss “Saudi Arabia in the 21st Century” at CIGI-BSIA lecture
Monday, March 19, 2012
Saudi Arabia’s Canadian Ambassador will be at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) on Friday, March 23, 2012 to deliver a signature lecture jointly presented by CIGI and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.
Caribbean maritime infrastructure needs overhaul to keep pace with global supply chain, says new CIGI paper
Friday, March 16, 2012
Caribbean maritime infrastructure “needs to undergo a major physical, legislative and labour practices overhaul” in order to be sustainable and efficient, says a new paper by CIGI.
Thursday, March 15, 2012
CIGI invites foreign affairs journalists seeking expert opinions on current global governance issues and trends to visit the new CIGI Blogs interactive platform.
Monday, March 12, 2012
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is proud to announce its membership in the inaugural Council of Councils, an international initiative to connect leading foreign policy institutes from around the world in a common conversation on issues of global governance and multilateral cooperation.
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Japan’s evolving contribution to global governance – from international trade to nuclear safety – will be the focus of John Kirton’s lecture to be webcast live by CIGI on March 14, 2012.