Bill de Blasio, who was just sworn in for his second term as New York City's mayor, announced that the city's pension would divest roughly US$5 billion from fossil fuels. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Divestment Moves into the Mainstream

A visitor uses binoculars to see North Korea from the unification observatory in Paju, South Korea, Monday, January 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

The North Korea Nuclear Threat Needs Long-term Solutions

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said the WTO filing was a necessary response to the 2017 softwood lumber dispute. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)

WTO Filing Puts Trump Trade Logic to the Test

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Brexit, Brexatom, the Environment and Future International Relations

  • Stephen Tromans
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Patent Exhaustion in the United States and Canada

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Going with the Flow: Sovereignty, Cooperation and Governance of US-Canada Transboundary and Boundary Waters

  • Dean Sherratt
  • Marcus Davies


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Flashpoints of the Middle East

Wednesday January 24, 2018 - 5:00 PM
Rideau Club (Lounge), Ottawa, Canada
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CIGI Cinema Series: "Zero Days"

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Intellectual Property Rights in Global Value Chains

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Westin Hotel Ottawa, Ottawa, Canada

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