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Julie Maupin, digital currencies expert, to explore blockchain technology as CIGI Senior Fellow

Monday, February 8, 2016
Press Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie Maupin, digital currencies expert, as Senior Fellow within its International Law Research Program (ILRP).

CIGI secures rank among top think tanks worldwide

Monday, February 1, 2016
Press Release
Waterloo, Ontario — The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a world leading think tank with recognized impact on some of the world’s most pressing issues, is pleased to report on its latest standings among the world’s best think tanks, reflecting it’s growing reach in key areas of global governance.

Canada-Mexico relations key to reinvigorating North American partnership, CIGI report

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Press Release
As foreign affairs leaders prepare to meet at the North American Foreign Ministers Meeting in Quebec City this week, a new report by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) calls on Canada and Mexico to chart a new path of crucial North American renewal and prosperity through greater cooperation and strengthened relations between the two countries.

Cyrus Rustomjee, leading South African economist, to explore the blue economy and small states’ issues as CIGI Senior Fellow

Thursday, January 28, 2016
Press Release
Waterloo, Canada — The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cyrus Rustomjee, a leading South African economist, as a Senior Fellow with its Global Economy Program, effective immediately. At CIGI, Rustomjee will look at the blue economy and how small states can leverage on it to increase the sustainability of their economies.

Extending our Global Reach: CIGI 2015 Annual Report

Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Press Release
Waterloo, Canada — Today, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) released its 2015 annual report, now available at www.cigionline.org/about/annual-report. The annual report showcases recent accomplishments and major milestones that are positioning CIGI at the forefront of global governance research and influence on the international stage.

CIGI experts comment on outcomes of COP21 and Paris Agreement

Sunday, December 13, 2015
News Release
Waterloo, Ontario — As the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) comes to a close, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) releases insights from its international law and global economy and politics experts regarding the outcomes, including the final Paris Agreement released on Saturday, December 12.

CIGI releases new book Mutual Security in the Asia-Pacific, primer on cooperation opportunities for Australia, Canada and South Korea

Thursday, December 10, 2015
News Release
The Asia-Pacific, one of the most densely populated areas in the world, has immense economic potential; yet numerous challenges to regional stability and security pose a threat to the region’s rise. The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) has released a new book that suggests roles for Australia, Canada and South Korea in resolving the economic and security challenges of the Asia-Pacific.

Arctic Deeply, an innovative media resource on the ecology and economy of the Arctic, launches today

Tuesday, December 8, 2015
News Release
Arctic Deeply, a specialized news site, will deliver focused coverage on one of the planet’s most fragile and fast-changing regions.

CIGI at COP21: Experts available for comment

Monday, November 30, 2015
Media Advisory
Paris, France – As the global climate change community gathers in Paris, France for the latest talks on one of the world’s most pressing issues, experts from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) are available for comment and analysis on the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties (COP21), held November 30 – December 11, 2015.

CIGI Wins Waterloo Area’s Top Employers for 2016

Saturday, November 28, 2015
Press Release
Waterloo, Canada – CIGI, an independent, non-partisan think tank on international governance, has been awarded one of Waterloo Region’s Top 15 Employers for 2016. The annual list is compiled by publisher Mediacorp Canada Inc. and the special designation recognizes the employers in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Guelph area that lead their industries in offering exceptional places to work.

CIGI awards 26 graduate scholarships through its International Law Research Program

Thursday, November 19, 2015
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to award 26 graduate scholarships for the 2015-16 academic year to outstanding PhD, SJD and LLM students who are conducting research related to the think tank’s International Law Research Program (ILRP).

CIGI global economy experts comment on the outcomes of the G20 Turkey 2015 Summit

Monday, November 16, 2015
News Release
As the 2015 G20 Leaders Summit comes to a close, the Centre for International Governance Innovation releases the following quotes from its global economy experts regarding the outcomes, including the final 2015 communiqué and statements released by the G20 Turkish Presidency today.
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