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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Second Edition

MARCH 30, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we’ve got everything you need to keep up with the latest – from the politics of a pandemic with Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy to global security with The New York Times‘ David Sanger. We’ve also got everything you need if you want to keep up with anything other than COVID… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Second Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: First Edition

MARCH 23, 2020 In these uncertain times, the Council is here to keep you informed, entertained, and engaged with the world. We are pleased to introduce Comm(Unity) – a weekly communiqué, each featuring a *new* digital interview, global news round-up, and other fun things to do to stay engaged virtually while distancing socially. Weekly Episode On… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: First Edition

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Diplomat Reception 2019: A Media Recap

CTWAC CEO Megan Torrey and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin with the attending diplomats Last Tuesday, we hosted our second annual Diplomat Reception and had a wonderful time mingling among diplomats from over 20 countries and leaders from the business, academic and cultural communities in Hartford. Thank you to our partner, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of… Continue reading Diplomat Reception 2019: A Media Recap

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Venezuela Today: A Brief Overview

Venezuela has been topping headlines constantly in 2019. If you haven’t stayed caught up on the issues wracking Venezuela’s internal and external affairs, we have put together a brief history as well as links to supporting articles before our community event with Dr. Alejandro Velasco titled “Venezuela: An International Standoff”. Major Players in the Conflict:… Continue reading Venezuela Today: A Brief Overview

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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