Demonstrators in Cincinnati, where Mayor John Cranley declared a "sanctuary city" (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

There Is Nothing Rational About a Muslim Ban

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Brussels on Oct. 30, 2016 (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

We Need a Trade Pact for All North Atlantic Countries

Latest Publications

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Sustainability Innovation in Canadian Small Businesses: What We Need to Know


CIGI Essays on International Finance — Volume 4: The New Global Financial Safety Net


Upcoming Events

22 Feb

International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference

Wednesday February 22, 2017 - 8:15 AM
Hilton Baltimore, Baltimore, USA
24 Mar

Waterloo Region High School Model UN (WRHSMUN 2017)

Friday March 24, 2017 - 8:30 AM
CIGI Campus Auditorium, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
3 Apr

CIGI Media Panel: Reporting the Refugee Crisis

Monday April 3, 2017 - 5:30 PM
Canadian War Museum - Barney Danson Theatre, Ottawa, Canada

From Our Partners

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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.


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


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.


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North of 60: Going Beyond the Arctic Council

The Arctic Council is an important intergovernmental forum in the region. But there is plenty of work to go around as we address needs and gaps in the governance of the Arctic region.


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.


Why is Economics Still Largely a White Male Preserve?

How economics underperforms in diversity, and some potential remedies.