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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.

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.
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