Waterloo, Canada — Looking for expert commentary on global security, domestic terrorism, Canadian foreign policy and the country’s involvement in the collation against the Islamic State?

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has the following experts to answer questions from the media, via phone or CIGI’s fully operational broadcast studio:

  • John Ibbitson (CIGI Senior Fellow), Canadian politics and foreign policy
  • Bessma Momani (CIGI Senior Fellow), Canadian foreign policy, Middle East foreign policy and security
  • Simon Palamar (CIGI Research Assistant), Canadian foreign policy, Middle East security
  • David Welch (CIGI Senior Fellow and Chair of Global Security), Foreign policy decision making, international security and relations theory, Canadian foreign policy

Media can also watch CIGI’s most recent podcast, featuring John Ibbitson, on The Harper Government’s Foreign Policy: www.cigionline.org/videos/harper-governments-foreign-policy

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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