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Leading international economist to deliver CIGI lectureon the dangers of currency manipulation

Monday, September 23, 2013
Media advisory
Leading international economic policy expert C. Fred Bergsten will outline the threats that currency manipulation poses to the global economy, when he delivers the next CIGI Signature Lecture.

Special adviser to UN Secretary-General to give CIGI lecture on controversial principle of R2P

Friday, September 20, 2013
Media Advisory
Jennifer Welsh, an expert in humanitarian intervention and international relations, will focus on the Responsibility to Protect at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

CIGI appoints Aaron Shull as Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Aaron Shull as CIGI’s counsel and corporate secretary.

CIGI experts available for comment on opening of UN General Assembly

Monday, September 16, 2013
Media Advisory
Looking for expert commentary on the opening of the 68th session of United Nations General Assembly? CIGI has senior fellows, distinguished fellows and CIGI chairs on hand to answer questions from the media, via phone or broadcast interviews.

Domenico Lombardi to discuss state of global economy ahead of World Bank-IMF meetings, at CIGI Global Policy Forum

Thursday, September 12, 2013
Media Advisory
CIGI invites media to cover its CIGI Global Policy Forum, “State of the Global Economy,” taking place on Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada.

Canadian diplomat Ken Taylor to discuss real story of Iran hostage crisis, at first CIGI lecture of new season

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Media Advisory
To kick off its 2013-14 Signature Lecture Series, CIGI will host a free screening of Argo to be following by a discussion with Canadian diplomat Ken Taylor on the “The Real Story of the Iran Hostage Crisis.”

Arab Spring countries, Russia and Zimbabwe among case studies in new edition of A Diplomat’s Handbook

Monday, September 9, 2013
News Release
Diplomatic efforts from democratic countries need to better integrate civil society, in order to reflect the changing conduct and landscape of international relations, according to the third edition of A Diplomat’s Handbook for Democracy Development Support.

G20 final communiqué contains ‘virtually nothing’ for global economic agenda, CIGI reports say

Friday, September 6, 2013
News Release
The final communiqué from the 2013 G20 Summit contains no concrete decisions for advancing global economic policy, according to two new CIGI reports.

CIGI Experts Available for interview today at G20 Media Pavilion

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Media advisory
CIGI experts are available for interviews – Thursday and Friday at the G20 International Media Centre in St. Petersburg, Russia

Inaugural CIGI survey on international economic governance reveals ‘considerable cause for concern’

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
News Release
egotiations and arrangements for international economic governance have regressed and there is considerable cause for concern going forward, according to a new interactive survey from CIGI.

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.
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