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The Other Side of Paradise: Life in New Cuba
Wednesday, August 6th - Evening Program

Julia Cooke paints an intimate picture of the challenges and frustrations of the post-revolutionary culture, shifting the conversation from politics to people and sharing the hopes and dreams of the Cuban people today. 

 

Caught at the Border: Central America's Immigrant Children  Wednesday, August 27 - Evening Program

Carl Meacham, the director of the CSIS Americas Program, will discuss the domestic and foreign roots of the current immigration crisis and the options for U.S. policy makers. 

 

Oil-to-Cash: Fighting the Resource Curse
Wednesday, October 1st - Evening Program


Todd Moss, COO at the Center for Global Development, will discuss the resource curse in oil rich countries and how it can be broken through direct cash transfers. 




Your World, Your Voice: We want to hear from you

Take our weekly poll - Your response will be compiled with answers received from other participants and results will be sent to the Department of State. 

When oil companies pay for royalties in foreign countries, would you approve of making cash payments directly to the people, instead of through the government to reduce corruption (related program Wed. Oct. 1st)?


 Yes
 No

 

 
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Connecting with Europe:
Past, Present, and Future

The World Affairs Council has been awarded a grant from the European Union (EU) Delegation of the European Commission. The Getting to Know Europe grant will be used to promote knowledge of the EU, its inception, institutions, policies and international role in the world today.

 

 

 

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