Each week, the Inside the Issues podcast series goes in-depth with a different CIGI expert on the most challenging issues in global governance. Hosted by CIGI Chair David Welch, these candid and timely discussions are available on the CIGI YouTube channel and on iTunes video and audio.
In episode 19, co-founder of Project Ploughshares and Officer of the Order of Canada Ernie Regehr discusses his career as a peace advocate in civil society, from his early days as an outsider in the policy-making process to the current climate of mutual respect with government decision-makers. "The change came after the Cold War," explains Regehr, "and there was a sense that government nor civil society really knew how to do peacebuilding all that well. There was an understanding of the mutual conundrums we were facing."