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The Task Awaiting France's Next President

  • Richard Maher

After Failing to Commercialize, Universities Learn to Set Ideas Free


Universities Are Failing to Equip Entrepreneurs for Patent Battles

CIGI Ipsos Global Survey

Global Survey on Internet Security and Trust

New Thinking on Innovation

A CIGI Essay Series

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Flood Risk Management: What Is the Role Ahead for the Government of Canada?

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Diversity Dividend: Canada's Global Advantage


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11 May

The Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels in Canada

Thursday May 11, 2017 - 7:00 PM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Canada

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Finding Light in the Darkness of Arctic Winter.


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.


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

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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.


Young Scholars Initiative

The Next Generation of New Economic Thinkers.


Canadian Exceptionalism

How is it that Canada has Trudeau while the United States has Trump? As a tumultuous U.S. presidential campaign ends, Stephen Marche explores the conditions that have set Canada up to emerge, in 2016, as a bright light on a dark political stage.