CIGI a founding partner in UpTown Gallery’s Reach Out for Art initiative

Monday, May 2, 2011
News Release
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.

CIGI paper calls on G20 to expand its agenda, forge stronger relationship with United Nations

Friday, April 29, 2011
News Release
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.

Grants of up to $10,000 available for African graduate students and scholars to study in Canada

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.

CIGI and Laurier welcome 300 UN research experts to ACUNS 24th Annual Meeting in Waterloo

Monday, April 25, 2011
News Release
Leading international academics on the United Nations (UN) system will convene this June at Wilfrid Laurier University (Laurier) and The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada to discuss the future of multilateralism.

Grants of up to $15,000 available for researchers studying pertinent African policy issues

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
News Release
Funding of up to $15,000 (CAD) is now available for scholars and researchers based in Africa and Canada, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) announced today as its Africa Initiative launches the first round of its research grants competition.

CIGI launches web-commentary series marking 10th year of China’s accession to WTO

Thursday, April 14, 2011
News Release
In recognition of China’s 10th anniversary with the World Trade Organization (WTO), The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to launch a web-commentary series that examines the past and future of the global trading regime and China's role.

Looking into Asia’s economic development for 2011 and beyond; CIGI hosts event open to media

Thursday, April 7, 2011
Media Advisory
Dr. Changyong Rhee, Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank, will be the keynote speaker of an event in Ottawa on Monday, April 11, hosted by CIGI. Dr. Rhee will be open to interviews on the topic of the ADB’s flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2011.

CIGI-Chatham House report: Global economy requires credible framework for international policy cooperation

Thursday, April 7, 2011
News Release
The way that nations design their economic policies is woefully inadequate to prevent financial and economic crises, says a report jointly published by Chatham House and The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Co-authored by Chatham House's Economics Research Director Paola Subacchi and CIGI Distinguished Fellow Paul Jenkins, the report calls on governments to grasp the international implications of their domestic policies.

Anatol Lieven to discuss Pakistan’s geopolitical role and relationships within contentious global order

Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Media Advisory
Renowned expert on U.S. global strategy and the war on terror, Anatol Lieven will deliver the CIGI Signature Lecture on Friday, April 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., as he discusses “Pakistan – A Hard Challenge for International Governance.”

CIGI appoints two VPs, announces new strategic plan

Thursday, March 31, 2011
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointments of David B. Dewitt as vice president of programs, and J. Fred Kuntz as vice president of public affairs. These appointments follow the adoption of a new strategic plan for the Waterloo-based think tank on governance issues.

Preeminent Indian political scientist Yogendra Yadav explores “The Rise of State-Nations” at lecture in Waterloo

Thursday, March 24, 2011
Media Advisory
Professor Yogendra Yadav, one of India’s leading political analysts and pollsters, and a Senior Fellow at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) in New Delhi, will deliver an afternoon lecture at CIGI on Friday, March 25, 2011. The event is open to media coverage.

Japan’s nuclear crisis: CIGI’s findings and recommendations on global nuclear governance more pertinent than ever

Friday, March 18, 2011
News Release
The current nuclear crisis in Japan makes the conclusions and recommendations on global nuclear safety offered by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) more relevant than ever.