Event Summary by Jessica Simonds BA (Hons) MA, Education Assistant On October 6th a group of our Model United Nations students had the exciting opportunity to attend a round-table discussion on climate change with His Excellency Majid Al Sudwaidi, Consul General of the UAE to New York. The Consul-General boasts an impressive background on the issue… Continue reading Model UN Students Welcome UAE Dignitary to Hartford
Event Summary by Jessica Simonds, BA (Hons) MA, Education Assistant CTWAC The BREXIT: A German Perspective event was held on September 27th at the Infinity Music Hall in Hartford, CT. The event featured the Consul General of Germany to New England, Dr. Ralf Horlemann who delivered the German perspective on the UK’s decision to leave… Continue reading Brexit: A German Perspective
The World Affairs Council of Connecticut is in its second year of giving out Global Student Leadership Awards to high school graduates. These students have demonstrated high interest in global affairs and have gone above and beyond to get involved in global affairs. Kanika Malani Kanika’s interest in global affairs began when she was traveling… Continue reading Global Student Leadership Award
We were very lucky to host Jake Bright on 06/09/2016 for a discussion on his new book, “The Next Africa”. Jake is an award winning author, TEDx speaker, and Whitehead Fellow of the Foreign Policy Association with a focus on business, politics, and foreign affairs. He contributes as an editor and works independently for several publications.… Continue reading The Next Africa
True or False: There are more people in Asia than in the rest of the world combined. Tuesday May 31st we held our WorldQuest event at the Polish National Home of Hartford. Everyone enjoyed food and drinks along with some friendly global competition! John Dankosky of the New England News Collaborative and WNPR was our amazing… Continue reading WorldQuest 2016!
Today is World Book Day, a celebration of reading, learning, and exploring ourselves and the world through books. To celebrate this fun day, our team has picked out some of our favorite international books to share with you all! Caroline Feeney, Educational Assistant City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp By… Continue reading World Book Day!
We are thrilled to announce that Aer Lingus is leading this year’s Luminary Award take off! With Aer Lingus poised to begin offering direct flights from Bradley International Airport to Dublin, Ireland this September, the airline is already showing its leadership and dedication to Connecticut. We are honored to have Aer Lingus on board, partnering… Continue reading Lead Sponsor Reveal for the Luminary Award