Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Canada’s 16th Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Joe Clark will give a free public CIGI Signature Lecture on the evolving role of state and non-state actors in international relations. The day following Mr. Clark’s CIGI Signature Lecture, he will be participating in the Balsillie School of International Affair’s annual CIGI Junior Fellowship Symposium.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The G20 should tackle the vastly important issue of Internet security and “articulate a vision for shaping the Internet economy for the next five to 10 years,” a new commentary issued by CIGI recommends.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
Bans on short selling in times of high uncertainty can lead to adverse herding behaviour, says a new paper from CIGI-sponsored researchers.
What should replace the UN’s 2015 Millennium Development Goals? Panel to discuss at CIGI public lecture
Monday, May 6, 2013
A panel of global development experts will deliver a Signature Lecture at (CIGI on the future of international development and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.
Experts to deliver exclusive address in Ottawa on successor to UN’s 2015 Millennium Development Goals
Monday, May 6, 2013
A panel of experts will bring their international development expertise to an exclusive address this week in Canada’s capital, where they will focus on the future of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals beyond 2015.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
The post-2015 development agenda should be reframed around “one-world” goals, according to a new paper issued by CIGI. Researchers propose 10 new comprehensive goals that will advance human development in the developed and developing world, alike.
Monday, April 29, 2013
CIGI) and the Institute for New Economic Thinking (INET) are accepting research proposals for their joint 2013 Grant Program, with grants ranging in value from $25,000 to $250,000. This will be the fifth cycle of research grants to be issued under the program. To date, the organizations have awarded more than $20 million in grants since the program’s initial 2010 round.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
CIGI is pleased to announce that Martin S. Edwards, an internationally acclaimed expert on evaluating the International Monetary Fund, is the new Fulbright Research Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) and Visiting Fulbright Scholar at CIGI.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Isabel Ortiz, an expert in poverty reduction and former associate director at UNICEF, will focus on global inequalities – and solutions – at the next Signature Lecture at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). “The Inequality Gap: A Social Protection Floor for an Inclusive Crisis Recovery,” will take place from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, 2013.
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The Arctic Council and its member states could benefit by welcoming East Asian states — China, Japan, and South Korea — as observers to the regional forum, according to a new policy brief issued by CIGI.
Bans on short sellers may amplify market downturns rather than enhance stability, CIGI-sponsored researchers find
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Bans on short selling do not contribute to enhancing financial stability and can even amplify positive feedback trading during periods of high volatility. These are the main findings on a new paper from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Monday, April 15, 2013
Internet end-users in Canada who are concerned with issues of Internet governance, rural accessibility and technical advancements now have a national organization to address their interests.