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A meeting of the United Nations Human Rights Council. (UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré)

What Does It Mean to "Take Note" of a Human Rights Violation?

(AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Reforming the Global Architecture of Financial Regulation

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Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said he and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer agreed they would need to work to hash out a deal in principle by the end of August. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

NAFTA Isn't a Cure-all for Mexico's Auto Sector

Hackers, developers and technology enthusiasts attend a technology festival in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

In the Digital Era, Democracy Needs Hackers

21 Sep

Participation of Indigenous Peoples in UNDRIP Implementation in Canada

Friday September 21, 2018 - 9:30 AM
21 Sep

North American Conference on International Economic Law

Friday September 21, 2018 - 1:15 PM
McGill University Faculty of Law, Montreal, Canada
27 Sep

Shopify Presents in Partnership with CIGI: Screening of "Rams" & Conversation with Gary Hustwit

Thursday September 27, 2018 - 6:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada

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Zimbabwe: Of protests, prayer and legacy
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The Africa Portal

The Africa Portal is a research repository and an expert analysis hub on African affairs.

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.


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. 

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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.

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