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.
Monday, April 15, 2013
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:
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.