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CIGI and Chatham House launch Global Commission on Internet Governance, chaired by Sweden’s Carl Bildt

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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Carl Bildt, Sweden’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, will chair a new Global Commission on Internet Governance, launched by CIGI and Chatham House.

Kennedy School public policy expert to discuss risks and potential benefits of climate geoengineering, in lecture at CIGI

Monday, January 20, 2014
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David Keith, Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss climate geoengineering as a possible solution to environmental degradation, at the next Signature Lecture at CIGI.

CIGI appoints former member of International Monetary Fund’s executive board as Senior Fellow

Monday, January 20, 2014
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CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Miranda Xafa as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately. At CIGI, Ms. Xafa’s research will focus on sovereign debt crises and drawing lessons from the Greek debt restructuring.

CIGI experts present research on sovereign debt crises to International Monetary Fund’s executive board

Thursday, January 16, 2014
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Experts from CIGI's Global Economy program today presented their latest research, on addressing sovereign debt crises, to members of the executive board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and its senior research staff.

Acclaimed CIGI Campus wins National Honor Award for Architecture in 2014 from American Institute of Architects

Friday, January 10, 2014
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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) congratulates KPMB Architects on winning a 2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture, for the design of the CIGI Campus in Waterloo.

Two Canadians among 23 recipients of $2.1M in research grants from CIGI and Institute for New Economic Thinking

Monday, December 23, 2013
Declan Kelly and Eric Weiner
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Two Canadians are among 23 recipients of a total of $2.1 million in grants for research projects, announced by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (the Institute).

UN’s climate change negotiation process in need of ‘radical re-think’ after 20 years of limited action, says CIGI report

Wednesday, December 18, 2013
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The United Nations climate change negotiation process is in need of “a radical re-think,” to avoid future generations paying a heavy price for failure and inaction, according to a new policy brief from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

International economics expert to discuss lessons from the emerging world on spurring growth, in lecture at CIGI

Friday, December 6, 2013
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Peter Blair Henry, Dean of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University, will discuss whether advanced economies can learn lessons from the emerging world on how to spur economic growth at the next Signature Lecture at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

Canadian journalist John Ibbitson appointed to one-year Senior Fellowship at CIGI

Monday, December 2, 2013
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CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of award-winning Canadian writer and journalist John Ibbitson as a Senior Fellow, effective January 2014.

CIGI begins search for inaugural director and research fellows for International Law program

Friday, November 29, 2013
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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is beginning a search for research fellows and an inaugural director for its new International Law Research Program.

‘Time travel’ at the CIGI Global Youth Forum lets Waterloo students imagine better future

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
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High school students from Waterloo Region are participating in a day of time-travel simulations, art exhibits and historical film analyses at this year’s Global Youth Forum on global peace and security, presented by The Centre for International Governance Innovation and the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

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.
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