Reflections on CIGI09 – Towards a Global New Deal

CIGI’s annual conference has come and gone but the videos e blogs live on.  The site is certainly worth a visit… interviews with Canada’s former PM Paul Martin, a press conference with Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman, and a ton of other interesting people.


Dear Friends;

CIGI’ 09, the annual conference this year focused on – ‘Towards a Global New Deal,’ ended in the most relaxing way. After two days of intense presentations, discussions, and reflecting over the big global picture, the conference wound down with an opportunity to laugh and deal in a more lighthearted manner. We say ‘lighthearted’ because though the poll described in the press release below was an exercise conducted such a way that although attendees were serious about the content, the format allowed all to find consensus in the easiest of ways: there was much camaraderie reflecting the spirit of the Conference. Read the rest of this entry …


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