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Sep 27

WTO Public Forum Panel: Transparency and the Proliferation of Regional Trade Agreements

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 4:00pm - 5:30pm
WTO Building, Room: F
This panel, organized by CIGI, will discuss the potential exclusionary properties of RTAs and how these can be mitigated by the establishment of enhanced transparency mechanisms in the WTO.
Oct 06

Climate Change and Aviation Law: Offsets and the Paris Agreement

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 11:00am - 11:30am
Workshop Room, 4th Floor, ICAO Building
Following the Paris Agreement at COP21, and looking forward to the potential outcomes of COP22 in Marrakesh, carbon offsetting will gain increased emphasis particularly in the context of ongoing ...
Oct 06

The World is Watching: Foreign Policy & the US Presidential Election

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
Derek Shearer
Former United States Ambassador to Finland, Derek Shearer, discusses the potential impact the 2016 US Presidential election may have on U.S. foreign policy. This event is co-sponsored by UW, BSIA ...
Oct 20

CIGI Cinema Series: "The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin"

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
The Rise and Rise of Bitcoin takes a journey through the rapidly growing world of the Bitcoin crypto-currency, widely considered to be the first decentralized digital currency. The film follows ...
Oct 25

A Case for Divestment of Fossil Fuels and Investment in Renewable Energy

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm
The National Club
Jeff Rubin, Martin Grosskopf, and Robert Nicholson
This session will explore potential consequences of national and international efforts at capping CO2 emissions on future fossil fuel production and consumption, and the economic viability of high ...
Nov 08

US Election Viewing Party

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 7:00pm - Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 1:00am
CIGI Campus Foyer/Auditorium
This live viewing party of the 2016 US election is a unique opportunity for the wider community to come together for a historic evening of political discussion and engage in casual dialogue with ...
Nov 16

Address by Tim Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 12:00pm - 12:45pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
Timothy Lane, Domenico Lombardi, and Pierre Siklos
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to present a public address by Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, Timothy Lane.
Nov 22

CIGI Cinema Series: "Seablind"

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
CIGI Campus Auditorium
In the documentary film Seablind, filmmaker Sarah Robertson and climate journalist Bernice Notenboom explore the environmental impact of the shipping industry in the northern hemisphere. Up to ...
Nov 25

Global Youth Forum: "Climate Change & Sustainability in the Global Context"

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 8:30am - 2:30pm
CIGI Campus
The CIGI Global Youth Forum is a combination of trans-media storytelling, classroom simulation, an art exhibit, and historical film analysis for groups of high school students. Presented by CIGI ...

Private Events

Sep 28

Global Think Tank Summit 2016

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:30pm - Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:30pm
Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
The theme of the Global Summit is Responding to Globalization and Its Discontents: The Role of Think Tanks. Populism, nationalism, nativism and protectionism are rising around the world and ...
Oct 26

The World Economy and the New US Administration and Congress

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm
Rideau Club - Main Dining Room
C. Fred Bergsten
The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. Launched in ...
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