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March 2018
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Global Changemakers: International Women’s Day Celebration

March 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:15 pm
University of Saint Joseph, Hoffman Auditorium,
1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. On March 7, we celebrate global changemakers – women pressing for progress at the edge of today’s most prominent global movements.   Featuring a panel of distinguished women: Bayartsetseg Jigmiddash has held senior government positions in the justice sector and has been at the forefront of Mongolia’s far-reaching reform initiatives. Currently, she is CEO and Founding Director of Veritas Consulting. From 2012 to 2016, Jigmiddash served as Secretary…

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$10.00

CTWAC MUN Delegate Debate Workshop: Session 2

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Building,
1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Sharpen your Model UN debate skills with this workshop series from the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. Come and hone your skills while engaging in debate with your peers on the latest global issues. A fun and interactive way to enhance your skills for the 2018 CTWAC MUN Conference!   Open to high school students. Healthy snacks will be provided.   Fee waivers are available. Contact Eve Pech for more information at epech@ctwac.org or call (860) 241-6118.

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$45.00 - $55.00

Diplomat Reception

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hartford Golf Club,
134 Norwood Road
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States

Join us as we host the first annual Diplomat Reception with Consul Generals and honorary Consul Generals who serve the greater Connecticut area. Enjoy food and drink while mingling with the diplomats from the greater Connecticut region, and featuring a silent auction with gifts and exclusive opportunities from Connecticut and around the world.   Featuring: Brazil Ambassador Fernando Barreto, Consul General of Brazil in Hartford Peru Consul General Eduardo Gonzalez, Consul General of Peru in Hartford Belgium Honorary Consul François…

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April 2018

City of Asylum: Writers in Exile

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
University of Saint Joseph,
The Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities 1678 Asylum Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
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Journalists, writers, and political commentators are under siege in many parts of the world. With freedoms of speech and press limited, nonexistent, or under attack from various regimes and administrations, many writers are forced from their countries in fear for their lives. Join the University of Saint Joseph and the World Affairs Council of CT  for an intimate discussion with three of the world's most prominent writers from Syria to Bangladesh to Venezuela on the political power structures they confronted,…

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$10.00

CTWAC MUN Delegate Debate Workshop: Session 3

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Building,
1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Sharpen your Model UN debate skills with this workshop series from the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. Come and hone your skills while engaging in debate with your peers on the latest global issues. A fun and interactive way to enhance your skills for the 2018 CTWAC MUN Conference!   Open to high school students. Healthy snacks will be provided.   Fee waivers are available. Contact Eve Pech for more information at epech@ctwac.org or call (860) 241-6118.

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May 2018
$200.00 - $350.00

Luminary Award 2018

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hartford Marriott Downtown,
200 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT 06103 United States

2018 Luminary Award Recipient The World Affairs Council is celebrating Connecticut’s global leadership in cancer research and innovation at the Luminary Award. The Council is proud to honor Yale Cancer Center, a ground-breaking center for global health, as the 2018 Luminary Award recipient. Innovations made here in Connecticut impact health on a global scale. Through collaboration among world-class institutions of education, healthcare, bio-pharma, and research here in Connecticut, the state has developed a health ecosystem that enables scientific risk-taking and…

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$10.00

CTWAC MUN Delegate Debate Workshop: Session 4

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Building,
1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States

Sharpen your Model UN debate skills with this workshop series from the World Affairs Council of Connecticut. Come and hone your skills while engaging in debate with your peers on the latest global issues. A fun and interactive way to enhance your skills for the 2018 CTWAC MUN Conference!   Open to high school students. Healthy snacks will be provided.   Fee waivers are available. Contact Eve Pech for more information at epech@ctwac.org or call (860) 241-6118.

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