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October 2017

CHINA Town Hall

October 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Trinity College,
Mather Hall, Washington Room300 Summit Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106 United States

No relationship will be as important to the twenty-first century as the one between the United States, the world’s great power, and China, the world’s rising power. – Council on Foreign Relations Join 80+ communities across the United States in a national conversation on China. Featuring an interactive webcast with Ambassador Susan Rice and on-site panel discussion exploring how the U.S.-China relationship directly impacts us here in Connecticut. The Honorable Susan E. Rice, former National Security Advisor and U.S. Ambassador to the UN…

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November 2017

The Middle East 2017: Game of Pawns

November 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Infinity Hall,
32 Front Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103 United States

The Middle East 2017: Game of Pawns An Evening with Intelligence Analyst Avi Melamed Co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Hartford What forces are shaping today’s Middle East? Who really benefits from the existence of ISIS? How do Hezbollah, Hamas, and Iraq’s militias view their role? Intelligence analyst Avi Melamed will take you beyond the headlines and on a fascinating journey deep into the heart and minds of the big…

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WACA 2017 National Conference: The Future of American Leadership

November 15 @ 8:00 am - November 17 @ 2:00 pm
Capital Hilton,
1001 16th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036 United States
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For nearly three decades, the WACA National Conference has brought World Affairs Council leaders and members to engage with top government officials, diplomats, business executives, innovators, journalists, educators, and students on the most pressing global issues and policy choices that impact our lives. ​ By attending this year's WACA Conference in Washington, DC, you will benefit from: ​ Expert opinions, timely insights, and audience dialogue about the United States' role in the world Access to extraordinary speakers, thought leaders, and ambassadors available for local Council programming Bipartisan, diverse,…

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December 2017

Model United Nations Conference 2017

December 1 @ 2:30 pm - December 2 @ 2:00 pm
University of Hartford,
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
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The World Affairs Council of CT held its very first Model United Nations program in 1952 and since then thousands of individuals across the state have benefited from it. The 2017 Model United Nations conference gives students the opportunity to engage in debate over a wide range of topics that revolve around the theme: Security in a Shifting World. The participants will also travel to the UN Missions in NYC on October 26 to be briefed by the countries they…

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