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 2012 by The Centre for International Governance Innovation, and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world’s debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.

Speaker: Nigel Fisher, Former UN Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis
Introduction by: Maureen O'Neil, O.C., CIGI Board of Directors

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Maureen O'Neil

President, Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement

Maureen O’Neil is the president of the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement. Previously, she served as the president of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC), the interim president of the International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development and the president of the North-South Institute. She is a former deputy minister of citizenship for the Government of Ontario.