Come visit us at the International Press Center

CIGI experts are available for comment and analysis on the G20 summit on site at the International Press Center, Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, in Cannes. 

We will have the following experts in Cannes from November 2-5 and available for media interviews:

  • Gregory Chin, CIGI Senior Fellow and China Research Chair
  • Daniel Schwanen, CIGI Senior Fellow and associate vice president of trade and international policy at the C.D. Howe Institute
  • Deanne Leifso, CIGI G20 Project Officer

CIGI will also have a number of its other experts available for phone or video link-up interviews via the CIGI broadcast studio in Waterloo, Ontario. This list of experts includes:

  • Manmohan Agarwal, CIGI Senior Visiting Fellow and former senior economist at the IMF and former World Bank strategist
  • Thomas A. Bernes, CIGI Executive Director and former director of the IMF’s Independent Evaluation Office
  • Paul Blustein, Senior Visiting Fellow, award-winning author and former staff writer for The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal
  • Colin Bradford, CIGI Senior Fellow and former chief economist at USAID and head of research at the OECD’s Development Centre
  • Jennifer Clapp, CIGI Chair in Global Environmental Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Andrew F. Cooper, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and professor of political science at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Louise Fréchette, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former Deputy Secretary-General
    of the United Nations
  • Paul Heinbecker, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former Canadian ambassador to the United Nations
  • Paul Jenkins, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former senior deputy governor of the Bank of Canada
  • Bessma Momani, CIGI Senior Fellow and associate professor of political science at the Balsillie School of International Affairs
  • Gordon Smith, CIGI Distinguished Fellow and former Canadian G7/G8 Sherpa

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:
Declan Kelly, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: +1.519.885.2444, ext. 356, Email: [email protected]

Kevin Dias, Communications Specialist, CIGI
Tel: 519.885.2444, ext. 238, Email: [email protected]

 

We will be posting updates on Summit Speak throughout the summit. You can also follow our team on CIGI’s Twitter account: http://twitter.com/#!/CIGIonline.

 

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