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CIGI-ASPI major report provides roadmap for Canada and Australia to contribute to regional stability in Asia-Pacific

Thursday, February 20, 2014
News Release
A new special report published by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) calls for Canada and Australia to deepen their regional security cooperation in East Asia.

New CIGI-sponsored papers explore reserve currency politics and implications for reform of international monetary system

Thursday, February 20, 2014
News Release
Allowing emerging economies to issue debt in nominal local currency units would offer risk-sharing benefits and bring some stability to debt-to-GDP ratios, according to one of two new papers co-published by CIGI.

Experts to present special report’s roadmap on Canada-Australia cooperation in Asia-Pacific, at Ottawa conference

Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Media Advisory
The findings of a CIGI-ASPI special report on Canada and Australia cooperation in the Asia-Pacific will be presented at the CDA Institute’s 2014 Ottawa Conference on Defence and Security.

General Tom Lawson to outline current state and priorities of Canadian Armed Forces, at CIGI signature lecture

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Media Advisory
General Tom Lawson, Chief of the Defence Staff (CDS), will provide an address outlining the current state and priorities of Canada’s Armed Forces, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

McGill professor T.V. Paul to discuss Pakistan, ‘the Warrior state,’ at CIGI signature lecture

Monday, February 10, 2014
Media Advisory
T.V. Paul, the James McGill Professor of International Relations at McGill University, will examine the reasons behind what he sees as Pakistan’s inability to progress, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

Sultan Al Qassemi and Dian Triansyah Djani join the Global Commission on Internet Governance

Thursday, February 6, 2014
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The newly formed Global Commission on Internet Governance, chaired by Sweden’s Carl Bildt, today welcomed two preeminent statesmen and public figures to its two-year initiative. Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi and Dian Triansyah Djani become the twenty-seventh and twenty-eighth members of the commission, launched in January 2014 at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

CIGI appoints expert on international political economy and Chinese politics as Senior Fellow

Tuesday, February 4, 2014
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Hongying Wang as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

Former IMF deputy director to discuss sovereign debt bail-outs and legacy of euro crisis, at Ottawa event

Friday, January 31, 2014
Media advisory
CIGI invites media to cover its CIGI Global Policy Forum, “Sovereign Debt Bail-outs: The Legacy of the Euro Crisis for the IMF,” taking place on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa.

‘Constructive ambiguity’ best short-term policy for EU to help normalize Kosovo-Serbia relations, says new CIGI report

Friday, January 31, 2014
News Release
In the ongoing effort to normalize relations between Kosovo and Serbia, the European Union should maintain its policy of ‘constructive ambiguity,’ according to a new report issued by the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

Climate negotiators should forget assigning historical responsibility and focus on research, standards and trade, CIGI report says

Friday, January 31, 2014
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Climate negotiators should “forget about assigning guilt” and instead focus on international cooperation and measures that will reduce carbon emissions, according to a new CIGI report.

CIGI appoints international negotiation and conflict expert John Odell as Senior Fellow

Friday, January 24, 2014
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of international negotiation and conflict expert John Odell as Senior Fellow.

Award-winning journalist John Ibbitson to discuss PM Harper’s Canadian foreign policy, at CIGI lecture

Thursday, January 23, 2014
Media Advisory
CIGI Senior Fellow John Ibbitson, an award-winning writer and leading political journalist in Canada, will focus on the transformation of Canadian foreign policy under the leadership of Prime Minister Stephen Harper, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.
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