The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) was founded in 2001 and 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.
The Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) is an institute for advanced research, education and outreach on global governance. It was founded in 2007 as an equal collaboration among the Centre for International Governance Innovation, the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University.
The International Migration Research Centre (IMRC) is a research centre whose mandate is to serve as a focal point for debate, research, policy analysis and proposal development related to international migration and mobility at the global, national and regional scale.
The Japan Futures Initiative (JFI) is a network of scholars and practitioners dedicated to the promotion of the policy-relevant social scientific study of Japan, with an eye toward better understanding challenges that Japan, Canada and other OECD countries face in the future, and to the identification of opportunities to enhance Canada-Japan cooperation.
Wilfrid Laurier University's Centre for Sustainable Food Systems (CSFS) addresses interconnected environmental, social and economic challenges facing the global food system.
Y Café Caterer welcomes faculty, students and visitors of the CIGI Campus to enjoy the the onsite café. Open during the school year Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm, Y Café Caterer offers freshly brewed coffee/cappucion/espresso, teas, and cold drinks along with baked goods, light snacks and sandwiches.