Looking for expert commentary on this week’s opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations?

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:

  • Simon Dalby, Environmental security and geopolitics
  • David Estrin, Environmental and resources law, climate change
  • Fen Osler Hampson, International and regional security, Canadian foreign policy, Middle East, United Nations
  • Paul Heinbecker, International relations and diplomacy, Canadian foreign policy, human security, United Nations
  • John Higginbotham, Arctic governance, maritime, air, road and rail systems governance
  • Brett House, Sovereign debt crises and restructuring, impact of trade liberalization on growth, emerging market economies
  • Eric Jardine, Internet governance, political violence, terrorism and insurgency
  • John Ibbitson, Canadian politics and foreign policy
  • Bessma Momani, Middle Eastern foreign policy and international financial institutions
  • Robert I. Rotberg, Africa, failed states and corruption, civil and interstate conflict
  • Aaron Shull, International law, Internet governance, cyber security and espionage
  • Jason Thistlethwaite, Climate change risk and adaptation
  • Alan Whiteside, Development and health economics, HIV/AIDS
  • David Welch, Foreign policy decision making, international security and relations theory, Canadian 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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