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CIGI launches paper series that highlights East Asia’s growing interest in Arctic resources and development

Tuesday, November 26, 2013
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Passage and resource opportunities in the Arctic are drawing East Asia countries to become more engaged in the region, according to new research issued by CIGI.

Cyber security expert Melissa Hathaway joins CIGI as Distinguished Fellow

Friday, November 15, 2013
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CIGI is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Internet governance and cyber security expert Melissa Hathaway as Distinguished Fellow.

JFK’s ‘black swan logic’ a lesson for world leaders on the brink of war, says new CIGI policy brief

Monday, November 11, 2013
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John F. Kennedy was not a jingoistic Cold War leader, but a cautious decision maker who avoided war on at least six occasions. Current world leaders should heed lessons from his “black swan” approach to foreign policy, says a new policy brief issued by CIGI.

CIGI lecture on JFK and Soviet relations to feature experts Sergei Khrushchev, James Blight and janet Lang

Tuesday, November 5, 2013
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Sergei Khrushchev, son of former Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, will be in conversation with James Blight and janet Lang of the Balsillie School of International Affairs, at the next CIGI Signature Lecture.

EU involvement necessary to move transitional justice forward in Bosnia-Herzegovina, says CIGI policy brief

Thursday, October 31, 2013
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Involvement of the European Union and focus on non-judicial aspects of justice will strengthen post-war peace efforts in Bosnia-Herzegovina, according to a new policy brief issued by CIGI.

Arctic governance, the rise of China and R2P among global topics addressed by new CIGI Junior Fellows Policy Briefs

Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Twenty graduate students at the Balsillie School of International Affairs have published seven new policy briefs on global governance issues, as part of The Centre for International Governance Innovation’s Junior Fellows Program.

CIGI appoints political economist and financial regulatory expert David Kempthorne as Research Fellow

Monday, October 28, 2013
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CIGI is pleased to announce the recent appointment of political economist and financial regulatory expert David Kempthorne as a CIGI Research Fellow.

John Ravenhill, new director of the Balsillie School, to give CIGI lecture on global governance in crisis

Monday, October 28, 2013
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John Ravenhill, Director of the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), will discuss global governance and whether it is in crisis, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

Leading expert Mike Hulme to give CIGI lecture on the discourse of climate change

Tuesday, October 22, 2013
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Mike Hulme, professor of climate change and culture at King’s College London, will address public perceptions of climate change at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI. “The Public Life of Climate Change: The First 25 Years,” will take place from 7–9 p.m. on Thursday, October 24.

Award-winning author to detail ‘lamentable deficiencies’ of international financial institutions, in CIGI lecture

Monday, October 21, 2013
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Award-winning author and journalist Paul Blustein will detail the “lamentable deficiencies” in the institutions tasked with addressing the challenges of the post-crisis global economy, when he delivers the next CIGI Signature Lecture

CIGI workshop on developing a strategic vision for Internet governance to be webcast live at IGF 2013 in Bali

Monday, October 21, 2013
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Is multi-stakeholderism appropriate for every Internet governance issue? How coherent is this governance model and what are the implications for an open and free Internet if the approach loses international support? CIGI invites media and interested parties to watch the live webcast of “Developing a Strategic Vision for Internet Governance,” taking place on October 21, from 9-10:30 p.m. ET.

New CIGI papers explore the securitization of cyberspace and the future of multi-stakeholder Internet governance

Friday, October 18, 2013
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Coordination among multiple levels and actors will be required to avoid instability in the global communications and information ecosystem, according to three new papers on Internet governance published by CIGI.
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