In July 2021, the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) will celebrate two decades of contributing research and expert analysis to global policy making.
Since it was founded in 2001, CIGI’s research has evolved from its initial focus on international relations and the global economy. Early on, CIGI’s proposals for innovation at the Group of Eight led to the creation of the Group of Twenty forum for leaders. Today, CIGI is focused on one of the most pressing issues of our time: digital governance. Its research on the intersection of technology and global governance informs dialogue and debate as policy makers struggle to keep up with evolving technologies and address governance challenges within the digital sphere. Key areas of research include digital platform regulation and misinformation, data governance, cryptocurrencies and fintech, cybersecurity, and intellectual property.