Organisation

Centre for International Governance Innovation

The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is an independent, non-partisan think tank whose peer-reviewed research and trusted analysis influence policy makers to innovate.

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CIGI
Briefing paper

Standards for cybersecure IoT devices: a way forward

In the absence of broad-based regulations, setting the bar for minimum cybersecurity features for internet-of-things (IoT) devices, standards and certification represent the last line of defence to protect consumers, governments, industry and critical infrastructure from cybercriminals and state-sponsored cyberattacks. This paper calls for a new...
Report

Data is dangerous: comparing the risks that the United States, Canada and Germany see in data troves

From posting photos and videos, to tracking physical activity, apps can do almost anything, but while they may seem like harmless fun, they may also pose a threat to personal data and national security. This paper compares the different responses of the United States, Canada...
Report

Competing in artificial intelligence chips: China’s challenge amid technology war

This report assesses the challenges that China is facing in developing its artificial intelligence (AI) industry due to unprecedented US technology export restrictions.
Report

Standards for digital cooperation

This paper proposes the creation of a Data Standards Task Force (DSTF), which would be entrusted with a dual mandate: enabling the development of technical standards to create data value chains and being accountable for the development of data governance standards needed by regulators to...
Policy report

China’s macroeconomic policy trifecta and challenges to the governance of the global trading system

This paper offers recommendations on the policies that China might pursue to achieve its macroeconomic goals and step up to take a leadership role in World Trade Organization (WTO) reform.