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 22, Deputy Director of the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Independent Evaluation Office, Ruben Lamdany, discusses the Fund's performance in the run-up to the financial and economic crisis. He says that the IMF's banner message in that period was "characterized by overconfidence in the soundness and resiliency of large financial institutions and endorsement of the financial practices in the main financial centres."

Program
From January to June 2011, CIGI Chair of Global Security of David Welch, hosted the first season of Inside the Issues - a weekly podcast series featuring CIGI's global governance experts. The resulting 22 episodes feature timely and candid discussions on issues related to the core areas of CIGI expertise: Global Economy, Global Security & Politics and International Law.
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