Organisation

Centre for International Governance Innovation

Acronym:
CIGI

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

Report

Reimagining a Canadian national security strategy

This report argues for a new approach to national security strategy and honest, transparent engagement with the reality of the threats Canada faces as a country. The report makes a series of key policy recommendations to assist the Canadian government in addressing the challenges of...
Report

Canada and the digitalization of money

This report shares key takeaways from a workshop held in August with international and Canadian experts to develop advice for policy makers, regulators and market participants on how to advance the digitalization of money with a view to serving the interests of the users of...
Report

Listening to users and other ideas for building trust in digital trade

This paper argues that if trade policy-makers truly want to achieve data free flow in digital trade they must address public trust and user concerns beyond privacy.
Briefing paper

Designing and regulating retail digital currencies

Governments and multinational organisations around the world have begun exploring the feasibility of developing retail digital currencies for domestic and global payments. This policy brief does not address bitcoin or other privately issued digital currencies that are not backed by assets having intrinsic value.
Report

Fintech for good: governance mechanisms for sustainable development

Financial technology (fintech) can help to achieve sustainable development through environmental, social and governance investing, and through financial inclusion initiatives. The authors of this paper argue that better governance and regulatory frameworks are needed to minimise the risks associated with 'fintech for good' while maximising...