On June 9, 2015, CIGI welcomed special guest Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland to speak on the global Arctic as part of a Global Policy Forum event held in Ottawa, Ontario.

The CIGI Global Policy Forum is an exclusive, invitation-only series of talks offering  authoritative analysis on policy-relevant issues affecting Canada and its place in the world. 

Launched in 2012 by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), and held at the Rideau Club in Ottawa, the CIGI Global Policy Forum offers audience members access to a wide range of distinguished speakers: policy experts and influencers shaping the world's debates and discussions on global economic, security, development and environmental issues.
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