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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Ninth Edition

MAY 18, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we get updated on the global issues that have been flying under the radar, bake a sourdough recipe tested and approved by CTWAC Education Director, Nicole Struth and more! Weekly Episode On our eighth episode — Dr. Derek Scissors, American Enterprise Institute (AEI), unpacks the impact COVID-19 has… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Ninth Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Eighth Edition

MAY 11, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we want to say thank you to all of the speakers, Councils, and communities around the country and world that participated in last week’s ideas summit, CxC:Amplified. Most of all, we want to thank you for joining in. It was a week full of engaging conversations, stimulating… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Eighth Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Seventh Edition

MAY 4, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), it’s a CxC:Amplified takeover! This week we will be featuring 50+ events by World Affairs Councils across the nation. From engaging discussions with top experts and leaders to salsa dancing classes and global trivia, this week has a little something for everyone. Be sure to check out… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Seventh Edition

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Comm(Unity) Weekly: Sixth Edition

APRIL 27, 2020 In this edition of Comm(Unity), we discuss how the pandemic may be charting new trajectories for two of the world’s largest economies. We also share how U.S. leadership could impact climate change, an incredible Afghan girls robotics team creating ventilators out of car parts, and an easy baked churro recipe. And stay… Continue reading Comm(Unity) Weekly: Sixth Edition

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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

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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

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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

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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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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