In the eighth episode of season two, CIGI Chair in Globalization and Public Policy William Coleman discusses the academic approach to studying global flows of trade, culture and ideas.
CIGI experts Kathryn Hochstetler, Thomas Homer-Dixon and David Runnalls discuss their predictions for COP 17 in Durban, South Africa.
In episode seven of season two, Balsillie School of International Affairs' Postdoctoral Fellow James Manicom discusses the complex network of alliances, rivalries and regional governance structures at play in East Asian politics today.
On Nov. 16, 2011, a panel of environmental experts explored Canada's environmental past and the challenges for the future. Bob Gibson, Robert Paehlke, Karen Kraft Sloan and Colin Issacs were panelists in "Deep Roots, New Shoots" with Nicola Ross as moderator.
In the sixth episode of season two, Margaret Walton-Roberts discusses the difficulties governing of international migration. With national sovereignty and domestic political sensitivities at play, Walton-Roberts says that global conventions on migrant workers' rights are very difficult to agree upon and implement.
CIGI '11 attendees, including former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin, chief economist of the ADB Changyong Rhee, and CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former Canadian G7/8 Sherpa Gordon Smith, summarize the key areas for action to improving global governance.
CIGI '11 attendees, including former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin, chief economist of the ADB Changyong Rhee, Chair of FTI Consulting Lord Malloch-Brown, and director of economic studies at Institut Francais des Relations Internationales Jacques Mistral, make predictions for the G20 agenda as Mexico assumes the G20 presidency from France.
CIGI' 11 attendees, including former Prime Minister of Canada Paul Martin, WEF Water Security Agenda Council member Margaret Catley-Carlson, and Chief Economist of the Asian Development Bank Changyong Rhee discuss gaps in global governance identified at the conference.
In the fifth episode of season two, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and Chair of Global Governance, Jorge Heine, discusses issues and themes raised by his latest co-edited book, 'Fixing Haiti.' Heine outlines the massive challenges facing the Caribbean nation, but also suggests where international assistance could be invested to make a positive difference in the short- and long-term.
The second session at CIGI'11 focused on energy and the environment.