The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) is a nonpartisan, independent think tank focused on issues of global governance and law, economics and politics, based in Waterloo, Ontario. The International Law Research Program (ILRP) is a ten-year program of international law research and international law capacity building, co-funded by CIGI and the Province of Ontario. The ILRP conducts policy-relevant cutting-edge legal research involving academics, public and private sector practitioners, on issues of international economic law, international intellectual property law and innovation, international environmental law and international indigenous law, and intersecting issues of international human rights, development and security.

Our Partners

Our Core Partners

  • Lauterpacht Centre
  • CIGI

Our IGO Partners

  • UN Environment DELC
  • IDLO
  • World Bank Group
  • EBRD
  • UNDP

Our university partners

  • University of South Pacific
  • Universidade Eduardo Mondlane
  • United Nations University
  • Universität Bonn
  • Panthéon-Sorbonne University
  • Columbia Law School
  • Université Cadi Ayyad
  • Université Privée de Marrakech
  • Yale University
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Nairobi
  • University of Oslo
  • McGill University

Law Firms and Associations

  • International Law Association
  • International Bar Association
  • Baker McKenzie

CLGD Session Hosts

  • Greentrack Strategies
  • Greenhouse Gas Management Institute
  • investing
  • khata
  • cjb
  • legal
  • track
  • cemda
  • cjp
  • mjsdl