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Table 2: Up-Front Multi-Year Funding

Table 2.1: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Strategic Outcome: CANADA'S INTERNATIONAL AGENDA—The international agenda is shaped to Canada's benefit and advantage in accordance with Canadian interests and values.

Program Activity: Diplomacy and Advocacy

Name of Transfer Payment Program: Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)

Start date: January 30, 2003

End date: Ongoing

Description: CIGI supports world-leading research in the area of global governance, particularly global economic and financial governance, and furthers Canada's interest in having a stable and well-governed global economic system by bringing together academics, policy analysts and researchers from around the world to discuss and carry out research on current topics and trends. In 2003, the Government of Canada contributed $30 million, which was matched by CIGI and subsequently added to by other public and private donors to establish an endowment fund. The Centre continues to be primarily funded by the proceeds of this endowment

($ millions)
Total Funding Prior Years’ Funding Planned Funding
Planned Funding
Planned Funding
30.0 30.0 0 0 0

Summary of annual plans of recipient: Current research interests focus on international economic and financial governance, both for the long term and in the wake of the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the role of the G 20 and the newly emerging powers in the evolution of global diplomacy, Africa and climate change, and other issues related to food and human security. CIGI continues to implement its strategic plan, which was drafted following recommendations from an evaluation completed in 2008 and accepted in 2009. The next evaluation is scheduled for 2013.

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