The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to award 28 graduate scholarships for the 2014-15 academic year to outstanding PhD, SJD and LLM students who are conducting research related to the think tank’s International Law Research Program.

The one-year Graduate Scholarships in International Law are valued at CDN $24,000 for PhD and SJD students and CDN $16,000 for LLM students. They include a flexible period of residency at the award-winning CIGI Campus. The recipient graduate students will have the opportunity to exchange ideas with each other; researchers with CIGI’s international law, global economy, and global security & politics programs; and faculty at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

The International Law Research Program at CIGI is a 10-year, $60 million initiative jointly funded by CIGI and Ontario’s Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. The law program leverages academic, business and governmental perspectives to improve international law for better global governance. The program strengthens understandings of international law by connecting knowledge, policy and practice.  The program focuses on international economic law, international intellectual property law and international environmental law.

CIGI congratulates the 2014-15 recipients of its Graduate Scholarships in International Law:

  • Ayodeji Otiti  (PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta)
  • Travis Lovett (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Alberta)
  • Guy Marcel Nono (PhD, Faculté de droit, Université Laval)
  • Philippe Gagnon (LLM, Faculté de droit, Université Laval)
  • Gloire Lumingu Diasungua (PhD, Faculté de droit, Université Laval)
  • Sarah Berger Richardson (PhD, Faculty of Law, McGill University)
  • Xing Chen (PhD, Faculté de droit, Université de Montréal)
  • Patrick Egit (LLM, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Marsha Cardogan (PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Mohammad Hassan (PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Pavla Kristkova (PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Zachary Lomo (PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Justice Ogoroh (PhD, Osgoode Hall Law School, York University)
  • Dean McDougall (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa )
  • James Plotkin (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa)
  • Aleksandra Suwala (PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa)
  • Zhannah Voukitchevitch (PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa)
  • Ksenia Polonskaya (PhD, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University)
  • Aman Gebru (SJD, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Eden Sarid  (SJD, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Tamar Meshel  (SJD, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Adeola Agundbiade (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Francesco Ducci (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Ling Chen (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Liran Kandinov (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Sue Vern Tan (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Yuan Li (LLM, Faculty of Law, University of Toronto)
  • Benjamin Jones (PhD, Faculty of Law, University of Victoria)

For more information on the International Law Research Program at CIGI, please visit www.cigionline.org/law.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 7238, Email: [email protected]  

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance. Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements. Conducting an active agenda of research, events and publications, CIGI’s interdisciplinary work includes collaboration with policy, business and academic communities around the world. CIGI was founded in 2001 by Jim Balsillie, then co-CEO of Research In Motion (BlackBerry), and collaborates with and gratefully acknowledges support from a number of strategic partners, in particular the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario. For more information, please visit www.cigionline.org.

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