Current events · education · Global Affairs · Global Education · News · World Affairs

Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fifth Edition

APRIL 20, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we have a few special announcements. From hosting both GEN. Petraeus and GEN. Allen in May, to Al-Jazeera featuring our very own CTWAC board member, Dr. Saud Anwar, there’s a lot to share. Plus, a cartoon depicting how a mixologist might define 2020. Weekly Episode On our… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fifth Edition

Current events · education · Global Affairs · Global Education · News · World Affairs

Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fourth Edition

APRIL 13, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), it’s a double header. On Wednesday, we talk about the Global Health Security Agenda – what it is and why we need it – and on Friday, we discuss the major role the CT National Guard is playing in crisis response. We also reveal which world leader’s… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Fourth Edition

Current events · education · Global Affairs · Global Education · News · World Affairs

Comm(Unity) Weekly: Third Edition

APRIL 6, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we bring you takes on U.S. leadership during a global pandemic – from a conversation on pandemic politics with Senator Chris Murphy to the competition heating up between the U.S. and China with Richard Fontaine. We also share some good news from Ghana. Enjoy! Weekly Episode On… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Third Edition

Current events · education · Global Affairs · Global Education · News · World Affairs

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

Current events · education · Global Affairs · Global Education · News · World Affairs

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

Global People · United Nations · World Affairs

Biological Warfare: Model UN 2019

As early as 600 BCE, people have recognized the potential impact of infectious diseases as a weapon of war. Whether it was using victims of diseases weapons or contaminating water, this strategy of targeting the health of a nation has been used even into the 20th century. There is substantial evidence that during World War… Continue reading Biological Warfare: Model UN 2019

education · Global Affairs · Global Education · Global Students · Interview · Model United Nations · United Nations · World Affairs

November Student Spotlight: Anmol Chowdhary

Anmol is a junior at Glastonbury High School and a member of CTWAC’s Model United Nations program. For the 2019 conference she is the Chair of Committee I: Disarmament & International Security, which explores Biological Warfare this year. 1. Why do global affairs matter to you? I have always loved learning about history, especially the… Continue reading November Student Spotlight: Anmol Chowdhary

Global People · United Nations · World Affairs

Human Trafficking: Model UN 2019

Human trafficking is the practice of forcibly trading humans for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation. With increased globalization, has come an increase in people crossing borders illegally, whether willingly or by force. Nearly every nation is afflicted by these crimes, whether it is their people being forced to leave or people being… Continue reading Human Trafficking: Model UN 2019

Business · Current events · Global Affairs · Global People · Global Students · Press · World Affairs

Media Recap: Global Security Forum 2019

On Saturday, September 28 we hosted Global Security Forum 2019: Power & Leadership, featuring military leaders and security experts from around the world. Thank you to our partners: MOAA, the McCain Institute, CT National Guard, ROA and World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, and to our sponsors: United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, Lockheed Martin, Karl… Continue reading Media Recap: Global Security Forum 2019

Global People · United Nations · World Affairs

Industry 4.0: Model UN 2019

Industry 3.0 saw the introduction of computers in the industrialization process. This change introduced entirely new technology and thus was very disruptive to the manufacturing industry. Industry 4.0 seeks to improve the changes made in 3.0 by allowing computer to connect and communicate with one another. Through this, computers are able to make decisions without… Continue reading Industry 4.0: Model UN 2019