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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, sitting below a painting of Britain's first Prime Minister Robert Walpole, signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, in 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday March 28, 2017, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (Pool Photo via AP/Christopher Furlong)

Brexit Continuously Shows Us International Laws Are Not as Stable as We Thought

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International Law Research Program's Doctoral Scholarship Competition for the 2019-2020 Academic Year

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Canada et Vietnam dans la foulée des réformes de l’Union européenne : défis de l’instauration de systèmes juridictionnels des investissements et voie vers un tribunal multilatéral

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Partnerships for Sustainable Development: Analyzing the Challenges

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Resolving Refugee Situations: Seeking Solutions Worthy of the Name

21 Mar

Transforming the Global Refugee System: An Evening with Lloyd Axworthy

Thursday March 21, 2019 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada
27 Mar

Mobilizing Rights for Climate Justice: Reviewing the Inuit, Urgenda, and Enjeu Cases

Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 11:30 AM
CIGI Campus: Room A120, Waterloo, Canada
27 Mar

International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference

Wednesday March 27, 2019 - 1:00 PM
Sheraton Centre Toronto, Toronto, Canada

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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.

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.

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

The Africa Portal

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


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. 

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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