April 27, 2016
In episode nine of season six, Marc Lynch joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on his new book, "The New Arab Wars: Anarchy and Uprising in the Middle East."
April 21, 2016
Stephanie Sobek-Swant, executive director of the rare Charitable Research Reserve, gave a special Earth Week lecture at CIGI, as part of a week of public programming on energy choices, organized by the Waterloo Global Science Initiative.
April 13, 2016
In episode eight of season six, Brian Kahin joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the digital economy and the impact and ethical challenges of disruptive technologies.
March 30, 2016
Saudi Arabia continues to challenge relations with its allies, including Canada and the United States, and appears more prepared than ever to take off the gloves for battle with Iran for increased control of the Persian Gulf region. In this lecture, Bruce Riedel discusses Middle East policy with a focus on Saudi Arabia and its evolving role in the region.
March 30, 2016
In episode seven of season six, CIGI Post-Doctoral Fellow Maria Panezi joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on carbon pricing and how the World Trade Organization can respond to climate change.
March 16, 2016
In episode six of season six, CIGI Senior Fellow Sarah Burch joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on what the Paris Climate Agreement means for sustainable cities.
March 7, 2016
Nick Lardy is the Anthony M. Solomon Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He delivered a CIGI Global Policy Forum in March 2016 titled, "China's Transition to a New Model of Economic Growth."
March 2, 2016
In episode five of season six, CIGI Research Associate Jacqueline Lopour joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen.
February 17, 2016
In episode four of season six, Ambassador Mark McDowell joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the opportunities and challenges confronting Burma's transformation, and implications for Canadian relations with the Southeast Asian country.
February 11, 2016
In this talk, CIGI Senior Fellow Bessma Momani discusses the themes of her new book, "Arab Dawn: Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend They Will Bring," in which she challenges the negative assumptions surrounding the region, and focuses on the positive changes among Arab youth.
February 3, 2016
In this lecture, Thomas Cottier addresses the current role of the World Trade Organization (WTO), its relationship to preferential trade agreements, in particular the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the emerging Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership between the United States and European Union, which all rely upon WTO disciplines.
February 3, 2016
In episode three of season six, CIGI Fellow Jason Thistlethwaite joins CIGI Senior Fellow and co-host Andrew Thompson for a discussion on the governance of sustainability reporting.