Centre for International Governance Innovation

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.
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.
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...
Briefing paper

Leveraging media coverage of disasters to support disaster risk reduction

The news media can shape post-disaster policy debate by directing the attention of policy makers toward problems and solutions. This content analysis of newspaper coverage around two of Canada’s most significant floods reveals that the media are more focused more on the short-term impacts of...