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

Monday, October 21, 2013
Media advisory
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
Media Advisory
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
News Release
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.

CIGI appoints Internet governance expert Bill Graham as Senior Fellow

Friday, October 11, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Internet governance expert Bill Graham as Senior Fellow, effective immediately

G-24 Director Amar Bhattacharya to discuss case for BRICS development bank, at CIGI Global Policy Forum

Friday, October 11, 2013
Media Advisory
CIGI invites media to cover its CIGI Global Policy Forum, “Meeting the Infrastructure Challenge: The Case for a New BRICS Development Bank,” taking place on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, Canada. Amar Bhattacharya will deliver a keynote address that assesses the BRICS’ role in the global economy and whether or not a BRICS development bank is needed.

Changes made during euro crisis will weaken IMF’s effectiveness in future severe debt crises, CIGI paper says

Thursday, October 10, 2013
News Release
Changes made in the context of the euro crisis to the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) framework for lending in severe sovereign debt crises will weaken the organization’s effectiveness in future crises, says a new CIGI paper.

International institutions ‘lamentably deficient’ in governing global economy and financial system, new CIGI book says

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
News Release
Serious shortcomings and failings are evident in the institutions tasked with addressing the challenges of the post-crisis global economy, says CIGI’s new behind-the-scenes book on how these institutions work.

Global financial crisis led to ‘cooperation paradox’ among world’s central banks, new CIGI report says

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
News Release
The nature of the global imbalances that contributed to the recent global financial crisis demonstrated the need for greater cooperation among the world’s central banks. But, paradoxically, the demands of added financial supervision that the crisis placed upon central banks made them less likely to engage in such cooperation, says a new paper from CIGI.

IMF annual meetings likely to focus on recovery over reform, CIGI experts warn in new series

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
News Release
The 2013 annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will focus on the policy challenges facing the global economy, as it moves from the “Great Recession” to the “Great Transition,” on its way to a stable and sustained recovery. This is among the conclusions in a new series of commentaries from CIGI, which look ahead to the IMF and World Bank meetings later this week.

CIGI experts available for media commentary on annual meetings of International Monetary Fund and World Bank

Monday, October 7, 2013
Media advisory
Looking for expert commentary ahead of and during this week’s annual meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund (IMF), in Washington, DC? CIGI will have experts in Washington from October 8 and available for media interviews.

Behind the mask: New CIGI paper gives context to Anonymous’ activities, power and politics

Monday, September 30, 2013
News Release
Anonymous, with its unpredictability and mystery, has garnered geopolitical clout among admirers and skeptics alike. Its ability to “unmask corruption, hypocrisy, state and corporate secrecy,” is the focus of a new paper issued by The Centre for International Governance Innovation.

CIGI’s video podcast series Inside the Issues back with fourth season and new analysis on global affairs

Friday, September 27, 2013
News Release
The Responsibility to Protect, challenges with the international monetary system, and politics in the Middle East are among the several topics to be featured in season four of Inside the Issues, a video podcast series presented by CIGI.
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