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CIGI experts available to comment on IMF and World Bank annual meetings

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Media advisory
Looking for expert commentary on the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group, which run October 9-14 in Tokyo? CIGI will have the following experts in Tokyo and offsite, available for media interviews.

CIGI experts available for comment on UN General Assembly

Monday, September 24, 2012
Media Advisory
Looking for expert commentary on this week’s opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations? CIGI has several experts on hand to answer questions from the media, via phone or broadcast interviews.

International donors should support Libya’s information and communication technology sector, say CIGI Junior Fellows

Friday, September 21, 2012
News Release
A new junior fellows policy brief issued by CIGI recommends that international donors support the development of information and communication technology (ICT) in Libya.

Peace processes should include marginalized stakeholders and ideational concerns, say CIGI junior fellows

Monday, September 17, 2012
News Release
A new junior fellows policy brief issued by CIGI says that negotiators and mediators should pay greater attention to ideational interests and include marginalized stakeholders when brokering peace.

National policies essential for safe drinking water in rural Africa, says ecosystem science expert

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
News Release
A new policy brief issued today recommends how governments, non-state actors and communities in sub-Saharan Africa can contribute to meeting the United Nations’ 2015 Millennium Development Goal on ensuring safe and clean drinking water.

G20 should have greater role in Mutual Assessment Process, CIGI junior fellows recommend

Monday, September 10, 2012
News Release
The G20 should increase its ownership of the Mutual Assessment Process (MAP), says the second installment of a new policy brief series from CIGI Junior Fellows.

Ex-CIA analyst and leading global security expert to discuss “Obama, Romney and Iran” at CIGI Campus

Monday, September 10, 2012
Media Advisory
Bruce Riedel, a Washington insider and leading global security specialist on the Middle East, will kick off the 2012-13 season of The Centre for International Governance Innovation's (CIGI) Signature Lecture Series with a discussion of "Obama, Romney and Iran."

Award-winning CIGI Campus to participate in Doors Open Waterloo Region 2012

Monday, September 10, 2012
News Release
The award-winning Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) Campus will participate in the tenth annual Doors Open Waterloo Region, a free architecture and heritage open house event taking place on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

Constructive Powers Initiative, addressing transnational organized crime, to brief media after Mexico City workshop

Thursday, September 6, 2012
Media Advisory
Leading scholars and experts participating in the Constructive Powers Initiative in Mexico City will brief media on their findings after two days of work. The session, which will be live streamed, is scheduled to take place at 8:15 a.m. (central time) on Friday, September 7, 2012 at the Hilton Mexico City Reforma.

Unleashing the Nuclear Watchdog: Strengthening and Reform of the IAEA – now available for e-reader devices

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
News Release
The culmination of a two-year study on the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is now available to read as an ebook.

Social mobilization, incentives and improved tracking key to meningitis vaccination efforts, according to CIGI Junior Fellows

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
News Release
The first release in a new policy brief series from CIGI offers recommendations on preventing meningitis epidemics throughout Sub-Saharan Africa.

CIGI paper offers lessons from Bretton Woods era for policy makers tasked with saving euro zone

Friday, August 24, 2012
News Release
Policy makers must look beyond economic factors and consider domestic political constraints when designing new international monetary arrangements, says a new paper from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
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