November 12, 2015
The Centre for International Governance Innovation's International Law Research Program hosted a lecture with Michael Geist, Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa and Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-Commerce Law.
November 12, 2015
Professor Alison Mountz, of Harvard University, Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs, responds to and challenges the crisis narratives unfolding in the media as she discusses political struggles over the erosion of asylum taking place globally.
October 29, 2015
COP21 will be viewed by many as humankind’s last chance to make the cuts to CO2 needed to prevent a climate catastrophe. CIGI Distinguished Fellow David Runnalls discusses emerging climate change agendas from various actors and asks if Paris can be a success despite the unwillingness of governments to face up to the reality described by the scientists. Will the global community over-promise and under-deliver?
October 26, 2015
Nigel Fisher, former United Nations Assistant Secretary-General, was the UN’s Regional Humanitarian Coordinator for the Syria Crisis, until August 2014, where he led efforts to develop a multi-stakeholder regional strategy in response to the Syria Crisis. He delivered a CIGI Global Policy Forum in October 2015 titled, "Ready and Able? Refugees and More: Challenges for Global Governance in Turbulent Times."
October 12, 2015
As the 2015 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund wind down, CIGI Senior Fellow Kevin Carmichael reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru. Carmichael considers if the U.S. economy is ready for higher interest rates, the impact of slower growth in China on emerging economies, and importance of investment in restoring momentum in the global economy.
October 10, 2015
Fourteen finance ministers met on October 8, 2015 to announce plans to tighten international loopholes on corporate tax evasion. Senior Fellow Kevin Carmichael reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru following the press conference as part of CIGI's activity at the 2015 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund.
October 9, 2015
Should we be optimistic about the progress being made by key economies in addressing the risks brought on by climate change? CIGI Global Economy Research Associate Samantha St. Amand reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru following the seminar, "The Financial System We Want."
October 9, 2015
CIGI Distinguished Fellow Thomas Bernes reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru following the key event, "Debate on the Global Economy: The Road to G20." While the panel sought to build confidence, concerns surrounding economic growth, monetary policy tightening, and structural reforms were evident.
October 8, 2015
CIGI Senior Fellow Kevin Carmichael reports from on the ground in Lima, Peru following the press conference held on October 8, 2015 with the International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and World Bank President Jim Yong Kim.
October 7, 2015
Lawrence Hill speaks about his newest novel The Illegal, including the writing process and his inspiration for writing about the life of an elite marathoner who has fled violence in his homeland and gone into hiding as an undocumented refugee in a rich nation where he is not wanted. This event was sponsored by Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo.
September 29, 2015
Join us on October 7, 2015 at 7PM EST for a live, public webcast with award-winning author Lawrence Hill. The event will highlight his newest novel The Illegal, including the writing process and his inspiration for the writing about the life of an elite marathoner who has fled violence in his homeland and gone into hiding as an undocumented refugee in a rich nation where he is not wanted.
September 28, 2015
CIGI Senior Fellow Martin Guzman shares commentary on the heels of a Sovereign Debt Restructuring Workshop co-hosted by the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) and Columbia University's Initiative for Policy Dialogue (IPD) on September 22, 2015 in New York.