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Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
57 Erb Street West, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 6C2, Canada
tel:1-519-885-2444 fax:1-519-885-5450

Organizational Status: Non-profit, founded in 2002

General Description: CIGI is an international research institution, founded to identify and develop ideas for global change. CIGI works to support research, foster exchange across disciplines, and provide informed advice to decision-makers on multilateral governance issues. To achieve its ambitious mandate, CIGI supports research initiatives by recognized experts and promising academics; forms networks that link world class minds across disciplines; informs and shapes the dialogue among scholars, opinion leaders, key policy-makers, and the concerned public; and builds capacity by supporting excellence in policy-related scholarship.

Staff: 75

Executive Officers:
Dr. ENGLISH, John (Executive Director)
Dr. COOPER, Andrew F. (Associate Director and Distinguished Fellow)
Mr. SCHWANEN Daniel (Director of Research)
Dr. JEFFS, Jennifer A. (Chief Development Officer and Senior Fellow)
Mr. LATENDRE, Dan (Chief Information Officer)

Public Relations:
Mr. HAMOODI, Mohamed (Director of Government and Public Affairs)
Ms. DEMUY, Alison (Director of Partnerships)
Ms. FITZPATRICK, Colleen (Public Relations Manager)
Ms. PERIC, Neve (Media Relations Manager)

(As of August, 2007)

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