New CIGI-sponsored papers explore reserve currency politics, potential impacts on emerging and developing economies
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Policy makers in major powers may be less supportive of a key currency role for their respective currencies in the coming years, while the mandate of central banks should be broadened to include financial sector regulation and supervision. These are among the main conclusions in two new papers co-published by CIGI.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
CIGI President Rohinton Medhora congratulates Ahmed Galal on his appointment as interim Finance Minister of Egypt. Dr. Galal has been a member of CIGI’s advisory International Board of Governors since 2003.
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of James M. Boughton as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately. Mr. Boughton is the former historian of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a role he held from 1992 to 2012.
Thursday, June 20, 2013
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of sovereign debt crisis experts Richard Gitlin and Brett E. House as CIGI Senior Fellows, effective immediately.
Monday, June 17, 2013
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of economic and financial historian Harold James as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.
CIGI co-publishes paper series on ‘way forward’ for internationalization of Asian and BRICS’ currencies
Friday, June 14, 2013
Asian and BRICS’ nations’ growing economic weight and prominence in the G20 affords them a unique opportunity to play a constructive role in reforming the international monetary system (IMS), in key areas such as currency internationalization and orderly adjustment. These are among the conclusions of a new paper series co-published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR).
New book in Canada Among Nations series highlights Canada’s need to modernize and deepen relations with Africa
Monday, June 10, 2013
An emergent, assertive and self-confident Africa is compelling Canada to shed its aid-based and patronizing mentality of the past, in favour of modern policies and institutional instruments that can maximize the potential for mutually beneficial Canada-Africa opportunities, says the newest volume of Canada Among Nations.
CIGI and CIC host leading journalists in Waterloo for talk on breaking world news, storytelling and everyday voices
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
How do weekly columns, evening newscasts and daily radio broadcasts effectively tell world news and depict the voices of everyday people caught within their stories? CIGI and the Canadian International Council Waterloo Region Branch are proud to present their sixth annual media panel, “Caught in the Headlines: Everyday Voices in World News.”
Renowned political scientist John Ravenhill appointed director of Balsillie School of International Affairs
Monday, June 3, 2013
The board of the Balsillie School of International Affairs today announced the appointment of Professor John Ravenhill as director of the school.
CIGI awards funds to research in global finance, international dairy trade, refugee aid and geo-engineering
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Faculty members from Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo are receiving Collaborative Research Awards to conduct research on pressing global governance challenges, CIGI announced today.
Diaspora communities in Canada can be development partners in countries of origin, says new CIGI-SAMP report
Monday, May 27, 2013
Contrary to viewing migration from the Global South as poaching, Canada can reframe diaspora communities as development partners, according to a new special report issued by CIGI and the Southern African Migration Programme in Cape Town.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Prominent researchers and experts will gather for a workshop at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo, Ontario, where they will address the challenges and possibilities for engaging global and Canadian diasporas in development.