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EU Ambassador to the UN: Recap

Last Thursday we had a riveting conversation with European Union (EU) Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency João Vale de Almeida. We discussed the future of the EU, the rise of nationalism, cultural diversity and xenophobia, among other things. Thank you to our partners, UCONN CIBER and the Hartford Business Journal – we… Continue reading EU Ambassador to the UN: Recap

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Trade Wars: A Media Recap

Left to right: Dr. Zhao Yumin, Megan Torrey, Phyllis Yaffe, and Diego Gómez Pickering Last Tuesday, we hosted our Trade Wars event, which was a great success. We were able to continue the dialogue on current U.S. trade relations and discuss how it will affect our home in CT. Thank you to our partners MetroHartford… Continue reading Trade Wars: A Media Recap

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What in the World Wednesday: 2018 United States – Russia Summit Global Reactions

Global Issue: 2018 U.S. – Russia Summit On Monday, July 16, the world watched as U.S. President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki for the 2018 summit between the two countries. Many had predictions about the outcome of the summit. The two were alleged to discuss the situation in Syria, Ukraine,… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: 2018 United States – Russia Summit Global Reactions

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What in the World Wednesday: Sports Diplomacy

Global Issue: Sports Diplomacy As we near the end of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, one of the most important moments of the Olympic Games was the announcement that North and South Korea would march together under one flag in the Opening Ceremonies and field a women’s hockey team together. As a result, we thought… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Sports Diplomacy

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What in the World Wednesday: North Korea Sanctions

Global Issue: North Korea Sanctions Given the heightened missile-testing activity of North Korea in recent years, especially this year, the U.S. and the UN have increased their sanctions against the country. The sanctions are intended as punitive measures against North Korea after its repeated nuclear and missile tests. The hope is that the sanctions interfere… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: North Korea Sanctions

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What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security

Global Issue: Cybersecurity As our world becomes more digitally-based, the risk of cyber-attacks and digital crime is an increasing concern for many. There is a ton of information and articles out there that the topic may seem overwhelming. So, what are some of the facts and myths surrounding cyber security? We found some articles that… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security