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Former UN Under-Secretary General José Antonio Ocampo to deliver keynote at CIGI conference on financial crisis

Thursday, November 1, 2012
Media advisory
Does the world really have a monetary system – or not? “The Global Monetary Non-system” is the provocative title of a public keynote address to be delivered in Waterloo by José Antonio Ocampo, former United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs and formerly Colombia’s Minister of Finance and Public Credit.

CIGI paper explores lessons from Cuban missile crisis; calls for UN to lead global day of meditation on October 27

Monday, October 29, 2012
News Release
CIGI has released a new paper that offers lessons on avoiding nuclear war, in light of the fiftieth anniversary of the Cuban missile crisis.

Special report proposing “one-world” approach to post-2015 development goals to be presented at United Nations

Wednesday, October 24, 2012
News Release
CIGI and the Korea Development Institute have released a new special report on post-2015 millennium development goals, which includes indicators for 11 new future goals — the Bellagio Goals — that will be presented to the United Nations.

Art exhibit and public lecture at CIGI Campus launches release of new transmedia research on Cuban missile crisis

Monday, October 22, 2012
Media Advisory
CIGI and the Balsillie School of International Affairs will host two public events, October 24 and 25, 2012, at the CIGI Campus to present research from a unique transmedia project on the Cuban missile crisis: "The Armageddon Letters: Kennedy/Khrushchev/Castro in the Cuban Missile Crisis."

Ambassador of Brazil to Canada delivers address about Brazil and its prospects for the future

Monday, October 15, 2012
Media Advisory
Organizers of the Ambassador Lecture Series invite media to cover an address by His Excellency Piragibe dos Santos Tarragô, Ambassador of Brazil to Canada.

FfDO and CIGI invite media to panel on timely debt resolution, at IMF and World Bank meetings

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Declan Kelly and Newton Kanhema
Media advisory
The Financing for Development Office (FfDO), Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations and The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) invite media accredited to the IMF and World Bank Group annual meetings in Tokyo to attend their joint panel, titled “Facilitating International Adjustment through Timely Debt Resolution.”

CIGI invites media to cover address by Ambassador Zhang, on Canada-China relations

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Media advisory
CIGI invites media to cover an exclusive address by His Excellency Zhang Junsai, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China to Canada. Ambassador Zhang will speak at an invitation-only event, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 11, 2012, at the CIGI Campus in Waterloo.

Global challenges tackled in third season of “Inside the Issues”

Friday, October 5, 2012
News Release
"Inside the Issues" is back for its third season, with fresh and authoritative insight on global economic, security, development, and environmental challenges. The weekly podcast series is produced and presented by The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

CIGI experts available to comment on IMF and World Bank annual meetings

Thursday, October 4, 2012
Media advisory
Looking for expert commentary on the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group, which run October 9-14 in Tokyo? CIGI will have the following experts in Tokyo and offsite, available for media interviews.

CIGI experts available for comment on UN General Assembly

Monday, September 24, 2012
Media Advisory
Looking for expert commentary on this week’s opening of the General Assembly of the United Nations? CIGI has several experts on hand to answer questions from the media, via phone or broadcast interviews.

International donors should support Libya’s information and communication technology sector, say CIGI Junior Fellows

Friday, September 21, 2012
News Release
A new junior fellows policy brief issued by CIGI recommends that international donors support the development of information and communication technology (ICT) in Libya.

Peace processes should include marginalized stakeholders and ideational concerns, say CIGI junior fellows

Monday, September 17, 2012
News Release
A new junior fellows policy brief issued by CIGI says that negotiators and mediators should pay greater attention to ideational interests and include marginalized stakeholders when brokering peace.
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