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October 2018

Empowering Minority Groups

October 16 - October 20

Four visitors from Moldova will be in the U.S. to explore initiatives to promote and protect human rights; learn about political perspectives on current and pending efforts to ensure minority rights; examine efforts to protect minority youth; and be introduced to programs that promote civic responsibility and assist minority citizens in marginalized communities. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these…

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2018 Global Impact Award Event

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
InterContinental Hotel and Conference Center, 9801 Carnegie Ave
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States
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CCWA's 2018 Global Impact Award honors Senator George J. Mitchell  for his distinguished career as a peacemaker. Senator Mitchell will receive CCWA’s Global Impact Award and will deliver the Brooks Emeny Distinguished Lecture and a Q & A session with attendees. CCWA’s signature event will be held on October 17, 2018, at the InterContinental Hotel Cleveland. 5:15 pm Private VIP Reception with Senator Mitchell for Sponsors at the $5,000 and above level 5:30 pm Reception for all attendees 6:30 pm Program and Dinner The…

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Building Civil Society: Strategies for NGO Growth and Sustainability

October 18 - October 24

Visitors from Brazil will travel to Cleveland to explore the diversity of the non-profit sector in the U.S. and the dynamic relationships between business, government, and non-governmental organizations. In order to gain insight into nonprofit management and capacity building, visitors will engage in a workshop in addition to meetings with the Cleveland Foundation, Urban League, BVU, among others. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the…

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U.S.-China Relations: The Slow Economic War

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Foster-Castele Great Hall, 11310 Juniper Rd.
Cleveland, 44106 United States
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Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Join CCWA as we host Thomas Hout, Visiting Professor at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, best-selling author, and career consultant, for a discussion of the economic relationship between the United States and China. Following a number of negotiations and tariff changes between the United States and China, Hout will analyze the root and depth of issues behind U.S. trade policy towards China. As numerous political and economic objectives between the…

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400 Years of Dutch-American and Transatlantic Relations

October 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Join CCWA as we host Ambassador Henne Schuwer, the Dutch Ambassador to the United States, for an exciting discussion of America's lasting relationship with the Netherlands.  Ambassador Schuwer will be addressing the historic ties between the United States and the Netherlands and our long-time partnership through NATO. Additionally, the Ambassador will discuss present day options for cooperation between the United States and the Netherlands, focusing on water management, innovation, agriculture, and cultural ties. Schedule: 5:30 PM Reception 6:00 PM Program…

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November 2018

Happy Dog Takes on the World: Forecast Calls For… A Global Trade War?

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Happy Dog, 5801 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102 United States
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In October, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut its global growth forecast, as tensions between the United States and its trading partners continues to escalate. IMF predicts the global economy will increase 3.7 percent - down from an initial estimate in April of 3.9 percent - due to several potentially disruptive trade policies: the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement (replacing NAFTA) awaiting congressional approval, new tariffs imposed on $200B worth of goods from China, and the pending the US-Europe Trade Deal. In addition, global corporate…

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U.S.-China: Military Focus

November 27 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. Roy Kamphausen is the Senior Vice President for Research at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) and, in April of 2018, Roy was appointed to be a Commissioner on the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Given the changing relationship between the United States and China, Roy will discuss U.S.-China defense relations and United States’ military interests in regards to China. Location: The Union Club, Wedgewood Room For more information…

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