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CIGI experts available for media commentary on G20 summit in St. Petersburg, Russia

Thursday, August 29, 2013
Media Advisory
Looking for expert commentary ahead of and during next week’s G20 Summit in St. Petersburg, Russia?

CIGI appoints Robert I. Rotberg as Senior Fellow to lead projects on African and global governance

Wednesday, August 28, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of renowned Africa and global governance expert Robert I. Rotberg as a Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

G20 needs to make clear commitment on revising quota formula for International Monetary Fund, CIGI report says

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
News Release
The G20 needs to make a clear commitment on revising the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) quota formula, says a new report from CIGI.

China’s rise, disputed territories, and competition between major powers in Asia-Pacific among causes of concern for Canada and Australia, says CIGI-ASPI report

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
News Release
Sources of security tension in the Asia-Pacific are cause for concern among regional partners Canada and Australia, according to the first report in a new series from CIGI and the Australian Strategic Policy Institute.

CIGI appoints international financial regulation expert Manuela Moschella as Senior Fellow

Monday, August 19, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Manuela Moschella as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

Fragmentation, censorship and political surveillance of the Internet are among risks in global debate on governance, new CIGI paper says

Thursday, August 15, 2013
News Release
Governance issues over the evolution of Internet technology, resources, protocols and standards will play an increasingly important role in global debates, according to a new report issued by CIGI.

CIGI researchers call for sovereign debt forum to be at the core of the G20 agenda

Thursday, August 15, 2013
News Release
A sovereign debt forum and other incremental, pragmatic proposals to improve sovereign crisis management should be put at the core of the G20 agenda on an ongoing basis, says a new report by CIGI Senior Fellows Richard Gitlin and Brett House.

CIGI launches Internet governance paper series with call for high-level strategic vision consistent with democratic values and human rights

Thursday, August 8, 2013
News Release
CIGI has issued the first report in a new research paper series that addresses the political and technical challenges surrounding the future of Internet governance.

CIGI appoints political scientist and global security expert David A. Welch as Senior Fellow

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of political scientist and global security expert David A. Welch as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

Federal government should launch Arctic marine corridor and port facilities initiative to spur economy in High North, says CIGI policy brief

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
News Release
To prepare Canada’s northern communities for the “New Arctic,” the federal government needs to devote greater policy attention and resources to strategic Arctic maritime areas such as Nunavut, says a new policy brief issued by CIGI.

New CIGI-sponsored papers explore reserve currency politics, potential impacts on emerging and developing economies

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
News Release
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.

CIGI congratulates Ahmed Galal on his appointment as interim Finance Minister of Egypt

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Media advisory
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.
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