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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

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Toowoomba –

Hello All Can you imagine building an airport in 18th months? No never right? Well we flew into the brand new privately funded Wellcamp Airport in the Locyker Valley of sunny Queensland. Wow right? It gets even better the construction company Wagners privately funded the airport and built it with that eco-friendly low carbon concrete… Continue reading Toowoomba –

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Muru Mittigar

  So the next day the rain finally let up a little. Well just enough for a nice visit with indigenous people at a place called Muru Mittigar. “Muru Mittigar means ‘Pathway to Friends’ in Darug language (Traditional Aboriginal custodians of our area). Muru Mittigar enables you to participate and interact with members of the… Continue reading Muru Mittigar

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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!