Led by experienced practitioners and distinguished academics, CIGI supports research, forms networks, advances policy debate and generates ideas for multilateral governance improvements.


Addressing the need for sustainable and balanced economic growth, the global economy is a central area of CIGI expertise. The Global Economy area includes macroeconomic regulation, financial regulation and trade policy.
CIGI’s work on global security and politics focuses on a range of issues in global security, conflict management, diplomacy and governance — including Arctic governance, regional security and Internet governance.
CIGI strives to be a leader on international law research, with recognized impact on significant global issues and advancements in the rule of law.