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What in the World Wednesday: Overpopulation

Welcome to our very first “What in the World Wednesday!” What is it, you ask? Well, on Wednesdays we pick a current global issue and find sources representing differing views. We believe it’s important to know what is going on in our world, so this is mainly just to increase awareness of some of the problems we face – and we’d love… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Overpopulation

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Intern Intro: Lilia

Lilia Shea is the Program Assistant. She was born and raised in Ellington, Connecticut but is halfway through her degree at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, U.K.). Lilia studies International Relations and Modern History. 1. When and why did you first show interest in global affairs? My grandfather was a diplomat and I always… Continue reading Intern Intro: Lilia

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Intern Intro: Nicole

Nicole Struth is currently completing a dual graduate degree for an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Masters of Development Studies from The Erasmus University Rotterdam – International Institute of Social Studies. During her undergraduate studies and graduate studies, she has lived in Germany and the Netherlands, and… Continue reading Intern Intro: Nicole

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Global Student Leadership Award

  The World Affairs Council is in its third year of giving out our 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.   Raena Davis  Metropolitan Learning Center Raena’s interest in global affairs began… Continue reading Global Student Leadership Award

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Global Connections: His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the United States

Event Summary by Jessica Simonds BA (Hons), MA. On Friday, 21st October we were pleased to host a Global Connections luncheon with His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to the United States. There was ample opportunity for networking and the attendees were welcomed by Mark Scheinberg, President of Goodwin College and… Continue reading Global Connections: His Excellency Ahn Ho-Young, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Korea to the United States

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Model UN Students Welcome UAE Dignitary to Hartford

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

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Global Student Leadership Award

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