Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Waterloo, Canada — June 30, 2015 — As the world braces for Greece’s potential departure from the European Union and Euro zone, and a state referendum this weekend, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) releases the following quotes, available for media use, from global economy experts on the situation in Greece.
CIGI appoints Andrea Bjorklund as Senior Fellow to research investor state arbitration and economic law
Monday, June 29, 2015
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Bjorklund as Senior Fellow with its International Law Research Program (ILRP), effective immediately.
CIGI Releases Address by General Thomas Lawson to Ottawa Audience in Final CIGI Global Policy Forum of 2014-15
Thursday, June 25, 2015
CIGI released its latest video, this week of an address by General Tom Lawson, Royal Canadian Air Force General and the Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS) of the Canadian Armed Forces, in its regular online series for the CIGI Global Policy Forum.
Thursday, June 18, 2015
A new CIGI paper “European Banking Union, Three Years On” explores the role of banking union – the transfer of authority over banking policy from the national to the European level – which aims to end large taxpayer-funded bailouts and national policies that protect domestic banks at the expense of financial stability. The paper argues that European Banking union is the most important policy initiative to advance euro-area integration since monetary union started in 1999.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Media experts and executives from CTV, CBC, The Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail and Carleton University will share their thoughts on Canadian coverage of foreign news, at annual Media Panel in Waterloo.
CIGI appoints Sara Seck as Senior Fellow to research international human rights, business law in area of climate change
Friday, June 12, 2015
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Seck as Senior Fellow with its International Law Research Program, effective immediately.
CIGI report on armed conflict and political violence in Africa marks launch of research project aimed at stronger cooperation
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Policy-makers and civil society in Africa need closer cooperation to counter the violent extremism of ideology-based groups such as Boko Haram and the Lord’s Resistance Army, according to a new report issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), through its International Law Research Program, has launched a new project aimed at studying an emerging policy issue in the world of contemporary international investment protection law: should a corporation from one developed democracy have the legal right to sue the government of another developed democracy? In other words, is investor state arbitration (ISA) suitable between developed democratic countries?
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
This document provides background information on CIGI's investor state arbitration research project.
Monday, June 8, 2015
President of Iceland Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson will make a special presentation on “global cooperation” surrounding the Arctic region, at an invitation-only breakfast event hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Embassy of Iceland, Ottawa this week.
Monday, June 1, 2015
Waterloo, Canada – June 1, 2015 – As the global climate change community gathers in Bonn, Germany for the latest talks on one of the world’s most pressing issues, experts from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will be available for comment and analysis on climate changes issues and the United Nations Climate Change Conference being held from June 1-11, 2015.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Reflecting on twenty years, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has worked well, but regional cooperation and integration can be improved, according to a new report issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).