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CIGI honours I. William Zartman for his contributions to conflict management and global security research

Friday, February 20, 2015
News Release
Global Security Expert and Professor Emeritus at Johns Hopkins University I. William Zartman was named a “CIGI Honouree” last night for his distinguished contributions to global governance and conflict management.

Increased fragmentation of ‘dark Web’ poses great security challenge, say Chertoff and Simon in new paper

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
News Release
It would not be surprising to see the dark Web’s criminal underbelly become more fragmented, and therefore more complicated to investigate given wide-spread online surveillance by states and the recent arrests of cybercriminals. This is according to a new working paper issued by the Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG).

CIGI receives highest rating among think tanks globally for financial transparency

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
News Release
Waterloo, Canada — International think tank monitoring agency Transparify has given the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) the maximum rating for financial transparency for a second year in a row, according to the organization’s annual ratings report.

Global Commission on Internet Governance concludes UK meeting

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
News Release
The Global Commission on Internet Governance (GCIG) has issued a communiqué in conclusion of its meeting in the United Kingdom.

CIGI co-hosts Think-20 Launch in Turkey; Global economy experts available for comment at G20 events this week

Monday, February 9, 2015
Media Advisory
Waterloo, Canada — February 9, 2014 — Together with the Chair of the Think-20 during Turkey’s G20 Presidency in 2015, the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), Canadian think tank the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to jointly host the launch event for the Think-20, February 10-11 in Istanbul, Turkey. As the inauguration meeting kicks off Tuesday, CIGI experts are on the ground participating in various sessions.

Former managing director of Citigroup Gregory Makoff appointed CIGI Senior Fellow

Friday, February 6, 2015
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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to welcome former managing director of Citigroup, Gregory Makoff, as a Senior Fellow.

Executive director of Doctors Without Borders Canada Stephen Cornish calls for a global response to Ebola, at CIGI forum

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invites media to cover its Global Policy Forum, “Stopping Ebola: The Global Response,” taking place on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada.

Archaeologist of Franklin ship discovery to share story at CIGI, in Waterloo

Friday, January 30, 2015
Media Advisory
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to host archeologist Marc-André Bernier, who was a principal participant in the discovery of Sir John Franklin’s HMS Erebus.

CIGI publishes new research on Arctic Council and development, as experts convene to discuss Arctic marine challenges

Wednesday, January 28, 2015
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) continues to focus on the future of the Arctic through a multi-stakeholder workshop this week, as well as new publications with recommendations on the Arctic Council and a proposed new Arctic Development Bank.

CIGI appoints international law expert Peter Burn as Senior Fellow

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Burn as Senior Fellow with the think tank’s International Law Research Program, effective immediately.

International relations expert Pamela Aall to explore conflict management in a world adrift, at CIGI lecture

Monday, January 26, 2015
Media Advisory
As international power shifts, so do international conflicts. Pamela Aall, senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), will explore new practical and theoretical approaches to conflict management in the changing international landscape, at her upcoming CIGI lecture.

Expert to speak on corruption and match-fixing in soccer; predicts hockey as next vulnerable Canadian sport

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Media Advisory
In Canada, hockey is a way of life, but expert Declan Hill predicts that our national pastime will be the next Canadian sport to fall victim to corruption.
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