Bold Thinking for a New Refugee System

  • Lloyd Axworthy
  • Mary Ambrose
US President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Trust the First Casualty in Trump’s War on Trade

  • Susan Ariel Aaronson

How Small Open Economies Can Leverage Trade in Ideas

New Thinking on Innovation

A CIGI Essay Series

Latest Publications

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The Canadian Country Visit of the UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights

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The G20 and Building Global Governance for “Climate Refugees”


Upcoming Events

29 May

CIGI at Global Solutions for G20: Think 20 Summit

Monday May 29, 2017 - 9:00 AM
Berlin, Germany
31 May

Ten Years Since the Global Financial Crisis: Lessons Learned, Opportunities Missed

Wednesday May 31, 2017 - 8:30 AM
Hertie School of Governance, Berlin, Germany
2 Jun

CIGI at the Canadian Economics Association Conference

Friday June 2, 2017 - 10:00 AM
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish

From Our Partners

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Balsillie School of International Affairs

The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) is an institute for advanced research, education, and outreach in the fields of global governance and international public policy.


Tides and Prejudice

Racial Attitudes During Downturns in the United States 1979-2014.


One Internet

Half of the world’s population now uses the Internet to connect, communicate and interact. But basic access to the Internet is under threat, the technology that underpins it is increasingly unstable and a growing number of people don’t trust it to be secure


150 Years of Canadian Foreign Policy

On July 1, Canada celebrates 150 years of nationhood. How has Canada's foreign policy changed over time?



Social Protection : Targeting the Most Vulnerable Children The Case Study of Tanzania

This research reported on the targeting approaches used in social protection interventions for the livelihood of the most vulnerable children.

(Peter Mather)
(Peter Mather)


Finding Light in the Darkness of Arctic Winter.