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Jim Balsillie will deliver a keynote speech at the IMF Statistical Forum on November 20, 2018.

Jim Balsillie at the IMF Statistical Forum

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau waves to the audience as he is introduced during the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Solve conference. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Industrial-era Investment Strategies Won’t Work in a Data-driven Economy

Conference attendees will gather in Banff, Alberta from November 10-12 to discuss Indigenous solutions for environmental issues. (Shutterstock)

Business on Traditional Lands: A Conversation with Phil Fontaine

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Toward Global Protection for Traditional Knowledge

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Data Is Different: Why the World Needs a New Approach to Governing Cross-border Data Flows

20 Nov

Live Webcast: Jim Balsillie at the IMF Statistical Forum and Q & A with Christine Lagarde

Tuesday November 20, 2018 - 12:00 PM
22 Nov

Japan’s Future Global Role: A New Dawn for the Land of the Rising Sun?

Thursday November 22, 2018 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada
26 Nov

CIGI Side Event [co-organized with the ABS Capacity Development Initiative]

Monday November 26, 2018 - 1:15 PM
Sharm-el Sheikh, Egypt

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Zimbabwe: Of protests, prayer and legacy
Zimbabwe: Of protests, prayer and legacy

The Africa Portal

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What Money Can't Buy

In six original episodes over six weeks, the Institute for New Economic Thinking explores what kind of society we truly are, and begins to define what kind of society we hope to be. 

Canada-India Track 1.5 Dialogue on Innovation, Growth and Prosperity

An Initiative by CIGI and Gateway House: Indian Council on Global Relations 

This three year initiative will explore areas for closer cooperation between Canada and India, and opportunities to work jointly on multilateral issues.

By Abhilasha Dewan
By Abhilasha Dewan

An Apology for Multiculturalism

Not long ago we assumed globalization, with its intensity of interactions, would breed tolerance for others. Instead, we must fight for that ideal, even if flawed, now more than ever.

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front of building

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.

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