Friday, April 12, 2013
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Financial Stability Board’s (FSB) need significantly improved coordination to effectively identify and flag potential crises in the global economy. This is the conclusion of new policy brief from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA).
Thursday, April 11, 2013
If the long-rumoured trans-Atlantic free trade agreement (FTA) between the United States and the European Union becomes a reality, it could have the ironic effect of bringing about a resumption of World Trade Organization (WTO) talks. This is the conclusion of new policy brief from The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA).
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Steve Crocker, an Internet pioneer and globally recognized expert, will deliver a Signature Lecture at CIGI on the challenges and threats to the open and shared governance of the Internet system.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Experts will make an important announcement regarding Canada’s formal place in global Internet governance discussions at the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Ontario. The announcement on Monday, April 15, 2013, will be of interest to Canadian Internet users, service providers and policy makers.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
David Gordon, an international affairs expert based in Washington, D.C., will deliver an exclusive address on the new leadership and future direction of China.
CIGI Campus wins Design Excellence Award from Ontario Association of Architects; up for People’s Choice
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
The CIGI Campus has won a top architectural honour from the Ontario Association of Architects (OAA). It has also been nominated for an OAA People’s Choice award.
CIGI Signature Lecture to explore how Arab world’s changing attitudes toward sex reflect region’s politics
Friday, March 22, 2013
Shereen El Feki, an award-winning journalist and Vice-Chair of the UN's Global Commission on HIV and Law, will explore the relationship between the Arab world’s changing attitudes toward sex and the region’s politics, in her CIGI Signature Lecture, Monday, March 25, at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura E. DeNardis as Senior Fellow. At CIGI, Dr. DeNardis will play a role in CIGI’s global security project on Internet governance.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Several of Africa’s countries have come a long way in recent years, but what strategies can help them break through and conquer critical challenges, such as poverty and political corruption, that continue to afflict the continent’s population? “Catching up with Asia: Africa’s Critical Current Challenges,” is the title of an upcoming lecture by Mr. Rotberg, the Fulbright Research Chair in Political Development at the Basillie School of International Affairs and Visiting Fulbright Scholar at CIGI.
Monday, February 25, 2013
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of John Higginbotham as senior fellow. At CIGI, Mr. Higginbotham will play a key role in leading CIGI’s global security project on Arctic governance.
CIGI Signature Lecture to present key insights on U.S. electorate and policy implications for international affairs
Friday, February 22, 2013
Want to know the pulse of the American electorate and how it will influence U.S. domestic and foreign policy, and international affairs generally, during the Obama administration’s second term? Thomas B. Edsall, Joseph Pulitzer II and Edith Pulitzer Moore Professor of Journalism at Columbia University, will explore these topics in his CIGI Signature Lecture, Wednesday, Feb. 27, at The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Canada is ready to re-engage East Asia, but to be successful Ottawa will need to shed its fair-weather reputation among Asia-Pacific countries, according to a new policy brief issued by CIGI. Deepening regional diplomacy, through maritime defence and cooperation initiatives, will help Canada reassert its prestige in the region, the policy brief states.