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New global challenges require new goals in post-2015 development agenda, CIGI paper says

Thursday, May 2, 2013
News Release
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.

Grants of up to $250,000 available for researchers through CIGI-INET’s 2013 Grant Program

Monday, April 29, 2013
Declan Kelly and Eric J. Weiner
Media advisory
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.

IMF Martin S. Edwards to be based at CIGI Campus as Fulbright scholar

Thursday, April 25, 2013
News Release
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.

CIGI lecture addresses global inequality and social protection in an age of economic crisis

Friday, April 19, 2013
Media advisory
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.

East Asian states should be admitted to Arctic Council as observers, says new CIGI policy brief

Thursday, April 18, 2013
News Release
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
News Release
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).

Internet Society Canada Chapter launched to advance issues of Internet governance and accessibility

Monday, April 15, 2013
News Release
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.

CIGI global economy experts available for comment on IMF and World Bank Group Spring meetings

Monday, April 15, 2013
Media advisory
Looking for expert commentary on the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group Spring Meetings? The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will have the following experts in Washington, D.C., from April 19 to 21, and available for media interviews:

IMF-FSB’s early warning exercise requires improved coordination to boost its impact and visibility

Friday, April 12, 2013
News Release
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).

US-EU free trade agreement could lead to Atlantic hegemony or resumption of WTO talks

Thursday, April 11, 2013
News release
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).

Internet pioneer Steve Crocker to discuss future of Internet governance at CIGI public lecture

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Media Advisory
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.

Important announcement on Internet governance in Canada to be made at MaRS Discovery District

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Media Advisory
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.
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