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Fragmentation, censorship and political surveillance of the Internet are among risks in global debate on governance, new CIGI paper says

Thursday, August 15, 2013
News Release
Governance issues over the evolution of Internet technology, resources, protocols and standards will play an increasingly important role in global debates, according to a new report issued by CIGI.

CIGI researchers call for sovereign debt forum to be at the core of the G20 agenda

Thursday, August 15, 2013
News Release
A sovereign debt forum and other incremental, pragmatic proposals to improve sovereign crisis management should be put at the core of the G20 agenda on an ongoing basis, says a new report by CIGI Senior Fellows Richard Gitlin and Brett House.

CIGI launches Internet governance paper series with call for high-level strategic vision consistent with democratic values and human rights

Thursday, August 8, 2013
News Release
CIGI has issued the first report in a new research paper series that addresses the political and technical challenges surrounding the future of Internet governance.

CIGI appoints political scientist and global security expert David A. Welch as Senior Fellow

Wednesday, August 7, 2013
News Release
CIGI is pleased to announce the appointment of political scientist and global security expert David A. Welch as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

Federal government should launch Arctic marine corridor and port facilities initiative to spur economy in High North, says CIGI policy brief

Wednesday, July 24, 2013
News Release
To prepare Canada’s northern communities for the “New Arctic,” the federal government needs to devote greater policy attention and resources to strategic Arctic maritime areas such as Nunavut, says a new policy brief issued by CIGI.

New CIGI-sponsored papers explore reserve currency politics, potential impacts on emerging and developing economies

Wednesday, July 17, 2013
News Release
Policy makers in major powers may be less supportive of a key currency role for their respective currencies in the coming years, while the mandate of central banks should be broadened to include financial sector regulation and supervision. These are among the main conclusions in two new papers co-published by CIGI.

CIGI congratulates Ahmed Galal on his appointment as interim Finance Minister of Egypt

Tuesday, July 16, 2013
Media advisory
CIGI President Rohinton Medhora congratulates Ahmed Galal on his appointment as interim Finance Minister of Egypt. Dr. Galal has been a member of CIGI’s advisory International Board of Governors since 2003.

Economist and former IMF historian James M. Boughton joins CIGI as senior fellow

Wednesday, July 10, 2013
News Release
CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of James M. Boughton as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately. Mr. Boughton is the former historian of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), a role he held from 1992 to 2012.

Sovereign debt crisis experts Richard Gitlin and Brett E. House join CIGI as Senior Fellows

Thursday, June 20, 2013
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of sovereign debt crisis experts Richard Gitlin and Brett E. House as CIGI Senior Fellows, effective immediately.

Renowned economic and financial historian Harold James joins CIGI as senior fellow

Monday, June 17, 2013
News Release
The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is pleased to announce the appointment of economic and financial historian Harold James as a CIGI Senior Fellow, effective immediately.

CIGI co-publishes paper series on ‘way forward’ for internationalization of Asian and BRICS’ currencies

Friday, June 14, 2013
News Release
Asian and BRICS’ nations’ growing economic weight and prominence in the G20 affords them a unique opportunity to play a constructive role in reforming the international monetary system (IMS), in key areas such as currency internationalization and orderly adjustment. These are among the conclusions of a new paper series co-published by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR).

New book in Canada Among Nations series highlights Canada’s need to modernize and deepen relations with Africa

Monday, June 10, 2013
News Release
An emergent, assertive and self-confident Africa is compelling Canada to shed its aid-based and patronizing mentality of the past, in favour of modern policies and institutional instruments that can maximize the potential for mutually beneficial Canada-Africa opportunities, says the newest volume of Canada Among Nations.
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