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February 2019

How the U.S. Debt Disrupts Our Politics and the International Economic System

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
The City Club, 850 EUCLID AVENUE, 2ND FLOOR
Cleveland, 44114 United States
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The Cleveland Council on World Affairs and The City Club of Cleveland are pleased to present a forum on the United States' debt structure and the impact of America's debt on our global economic competitiveness. Join us for a conversation with Paul Stebbins on the fiscal and political environment and how it has never been more perilous. Trillion dollar deficits are set to return within the next two years with our already record high national debt set to skyrocket over…

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Meet and Greet with CCWA

February 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Caxton Building, 812 Huron Rd E # 620
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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Join us to learn more about the Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) and our volunteer and internship opportunities. At our Meet and Greet, CCWA staff members will share a cup of coffee with you and be available to talk in detail and answer your questions about CCWA's mission, current opportunities to volunteer through the Council or intern with us, as well as our work across the Cleveland community. Our Meet and Greet events are free, but reservations are required. The…

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March 2019

Happy Dog Takes on the World: The Future of Energy Kingdoms: Oil, Politics, and the Persian Gulf

March 5 @ 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Happy Dog, 5801 Detroit Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102 United States
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Oil has moved many countries in the Persian Gulf - namely, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates - from global obscurity to some of the richest, most technologically advanced nations on earth. But that transformation doesn't come without consequences, as outlined in in Jim Krane's new book Energy Kingdoms: Oil and Political Survival in the Persian Gulf. In the book, Krane expounds on how the Middle East has also emerged as a leading voice in energy…

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Protecting Soft Targets Against Terrorist Attacks

March 13 - March 19

International security and law enforcement agents from Argentina, Denmark, Hong Kong, Kenya, and Luxembourg will be traveling to Cleveland to learn about how this city plans to prevent and respond to terrorist attacks. Meetings with local government agencies, businesses, and organizations will evaluate Cleveland's terrorism prevention programs and examine efforts to identify and protect soft targets through law enforcement, intelligence, and military collaboration models. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast…

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Privacy Protection and Enforcement

March 15 - March 20

Visitors from across the European Union will be in Cleveland on a State Department-sponsored program to see firsthand how government agencies, private businesses, nonprofits, healthcare, and law firms in Cleveland interact with, collect, and protect data. The program will address how state government bodies and law enforcement enforce privacy regulations and enhance data protection through multi-sector collaboration. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S.…

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Bridges to the World Workshop

March 15 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 15, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on May 24, 2019 at 8:00am

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East 9th Street, Floor 2
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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Bridges to the World is a series of interactive workshops that examine the key elements of global education and explore a multitude of resources for educators to foster global competence in their classrooms. The semester-long professional development program will train a cohort of educators in middle and high school classrooms to become confident instructors in global education. The initiative will offer educational resources and professional development opportunities for teachers in the realms of world affairs, geopolitical issues and U.S. foreign policy.…

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Brexit, Transatlantic Relations, and the Future of NATO

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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With deadlines fast approaching, and negotiations still ongoing, the fates of Brexit and the European Union remain very uncertain. Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook, Executive Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project and the Project on Europe and the Transatlantic Relationship at the  Harvard Kennedy School, will address the future of transatlantic relations and NATO in light of Brexit and regional  political shifts. In what ways will Brexit effect Europe's future? How will Brexit change U.S.-European relations? Cathryn Cluver Ashbrook is the…

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Economic Revitalization through Public-Private Partnerships

March 21 - March 26

In this European regional project, visitors from Croatia, Czech Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, and Poland will be traveling to Cleveland to learn how Northeast Ohio is contributing to public-private partnerships in local economic development, including business, infrastructure development, energy, environment, education, and tourism. Meetings with local businesses, government agencies, and non-profit organizations will examine how Cleveland's companies utilize their relationships with the public sector to promote community development and corporate citizenship. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300…

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Education and Technology in the U.S.

March 24 - March 27

Higher and secondary education officials and English-language instructors from China will be traveling to Cleveland to learn about the role of communities, civil society, and parents in advancing education reform. Visitors will develop a better understanding of U.S. education and technology resources within schools. Meetings with local non-profit organizations, businesses and schools will take a closer look at how Cleveland’s efforts to advance education through technology has impacted the local community. International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Program Each year, over 300…

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Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis

March 30 - April 3

Cleveland and Cuyahoga County are at the near center of the nation-wide crisis (Cuyahoga County alone has seen a 1,000 percent increase in opioid deaths since 2007). In this Multi-Regional Project, visitors from Afghanistan, Cyprus, Morocco, Seychelles, China, and Russia will visit Cleveland to address the current opioid abuse crisis, health promotion strategies, demand reduction strategies, and current trends in understanding addiction. Given how serious the issue is, a wide-range of resource and partnership initiatives have emerged in the last…

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April 2019

Global Gauntlet 2019: CCWA’s World Trivia Challenge

April 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St,
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Mark your calendars for an evening of world trivia, food, and prizes! Join us on Thursday, April 19th for our second annual Global Gauntlet World Trivia Challenge! Teams of up to four compete to answer questions that test your knowledge of international affairs, current events, and foreign policy. This event raises money for our education initiative, Academic World Quest. All proceeds support our winning student team’s trip to the national competition in Washington DC. A cash bar and light appetizers will be available. Location: Market…

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May 2019

Bridges to the World Workshop

May 24 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 15, 2019 at 8:00am

One event on May 24, 2019 at 8:00am

Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, 1375 East 9th Street, Floor 2
Cleveland, OH 44114 United States
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Bridges to the World is a series of interactive workshops that examine the key elements of global education and explore a multitude of resources for educators to foster global competence in their classrooms. The semester-long professional development program will train a cohort of educators in middle and high school classrooms to become confident instructors in global education. The initiative will offer educational resources and professional development opportunities for teachers in the realms of world affairs, geopolitical issues and U.S. foreign policy.…

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