Current events · Global Affairs

China and the United Nations – In Connecticut!

by Emily Gutzmer, CTWAC Fellow On April 1, 2015, Trinity College’s Patricia C. and Charles H. McGill III ’63 International Studies Fund hosted His Excellency Liu Jieyi, Chinese Ambassador to the UN. The lecture was co-sponsored by the World Affairs Council of Connecticut and United Technologies Corporation. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the… Continue reading China and the United Nations – In Connecticut!

Current events · Global Affairs

International Development Roundtable

by Lauren Brooke Karanovich   On Wednesday, November 19, international development experts John Meyers and Linda Fitzgerald led an interactive discussion on the latest trends in international development. Nineteen people were in attendance at this roundtable luncheon and discussion, each participating actively in the conversation.   John Meyers is the Managing Director of Swisscontact North… Continue reading International Development Roundtable

Global Affairs · Global Education

UN WEEK – Time to take the pulse of the world

Time to take the pulse of the world By Megan C. Torrey Every third week of September when you walk into the WACCT office you can usually find one or all of us live streaming video from the opening of the United Nations General Assembly. Each year world leaders from around the world make the… Continue reading UN WEEK – Time to take the pulse of the world