News Release Archive
Post-2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) require practical indicators – or else they will “remain purely aspirational and progress cannot be measured,” says a new conference report published by CIGI.
Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: major recommendations for IAEA to be presented at Chatham House in U.K.
The findings of a two-year research project on the International Atomic Energy Agency will be presented by author and nuclear governance expert Trevor Findlay at Chatham House on June 14, 2012 at 6 p.m. He will be introduced by Patricia Lewis, Director of International Security at Chatham House.
The findings of a two-year research project on the International Atomic Energy Agency will be presented by author and nuclear governance expert Trevor Findlay at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation on June 13, 2012, at 12:30 p.m. He will be introduced by Elena Sokova, executive director, VCDNP.
G20 leaders should admit past failures and commit to real progress at Los Cabos summit, CIGI experts say
Looking ahead to the G20 Leaders’ Summit, June 18-19 in Los Cabos, The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has published a commentary series offering policy analysis and prescriptions for the international economic forum.
CIGI announces eight collaborative research awards for professors at Laurier and University of Waterloo
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) today announced that eight research projects directed by faculty members at Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo are being supported by CIGI research awards.
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Arif Z. Lalani to its operating board of directors. Mr. Lalani is Director-General for Strategic Policy at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT).
Engagement with non-state actors can achieve better results for security-sector reform, says CIGI paper
The state-centric approach to security sector reform (SSR) has had modest results at best – a consequence of overestimating the degree and role of modern statehood in various locations. To better respond to “an era of plural and multifaceted governance,” policy-makers and international donors supporting SSR should consider engagement with non-state actors, says a new paper issued by CIGI.
Distinguished panel of journalists to discuss national biases in world news coverage, at annual media panel
How does the national identity of journalists, media companies or audiences affect the reporting of conflicts and crises that surround us? CIGI and the Canadian International Council Waterloo Region Branch are proud to present the fifth annual media panel, “Bordered Biases: National Identity in World News Coverage.”
Lloyd Axworthy to give public lecture on Arab Spring, deliver keynote to global governance students in Waterloo
Lloyd Axworthy, president and vice-chancellor of The University of Winnipeg, will participate in two events at the CIGI Campus while in Waterloo, on May 24 and May 25, 2012. While serving as Canada’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Axworthy became internationally known for his advancement of the human security concept, and he continues to be active in discussions on global affairs.
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are accepting research proposals for their joint Spring 2012 Grant Program, with grants ranging in value from $25,000 to $250,000.
The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA)’s public event scheduled for May 3, Rio+20: A Waste of Time or a New Beginning?, has been cancelled due to a scheduling conflict.
CIGI supports academic freedom and upholds value of partnerships in Balsillie School of International Affairs
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) remains confident in the value and integrity of its partnership with two local universities in the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), under a governance framework that fully protects academic freedom.