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New development goals based on national targets can help eradicate poverty, says report

Friday, October 14, 2011
News Release
A conference report issued by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) argues for 12 new post-2015 development goals that call for country-specific targets and minimum benchmarks.

Fresh opinions on global governance featured in second season of Inside the Issues

Thursday, October 13, 2011
News Release
Inside the Issues, presented by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), is back for its second season of weekly interactive podcasts, providing insightful analysis on topics from across the spectrum of global governance.

Panel of former world leaders opens CIGI conference on gaps in global governance

Thursday, October 6, 2011
Media Advisory
CIGI invites media to register for its annual fall conference, CIGI ’11, being held October 28-30, 2011, which opens with a public conversation between former Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo and former Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin.

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).