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January 2020

Trade, Politics, and the Global Economic Outlook in 2020

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Global growth slowed considerably over the last three quarters of 2018 and into 2019, and rising trade and global tensions have increased uncertainty in both the global trading system and in international cooperation in general. In an overall economic outlook published in November of 2019, it was projected that world economic growth would be at a decade low in 2020. Join us in January as we host Marcus…

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Academic WorldQuest 2020

January 30 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cleveland State University, Fenn Tower, Room 303
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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CCWA's Academic WorldQuest Competition Academic WorldQuest is a national competition in which teams of high school students test their knowledge about international affairs, U.S. foreign policy, and current events. Teams compete over 10 rounds of questioning during this fun and competitive event. The winning team will have the option to travel to Washington, D.C., in the spring to represent Cleveland in the National Competition. Our Competition will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2019 @ 4:30-8:00 PM in the Fenn…

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February 2020

Africa: Facts, Fiction and Reality- Why Does it Matter to the United States?

February 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Please note this Forum is now on February 4, 2020. It was previously scheduled for March of 2020.  Africa's economic and political landscape is rapidly changing, and 7 of the 20 fastest growing economies in the world are now found in sub-Saharan Africa. Overall, Africa is a continent of great opportunity, but it faces unique and difficult challenges, including extreme poverty and high rates of terrorism and insurgency.…

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Peru & Ecuador Youth Leadership On Demand Program: “Youth Leadership through Multiculturalism & Inclusion”

February 10 @ 8:00 am - February 28 @ 5:00 pm
Cleveland State University, Fenn Tower, Room 303
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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CCWA will host a group of high school students from Peru, Ecuador, and Venezuela through a Youth Leadership On Demand Exchange Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The program is entitled "Youth Leadership through Multiculturalism and Inclusion" and will take place February 10th - 28th, 2020. We are seeking the following: Home hosts who can welcome 1-2 students into their home from February 10th - 28th; and 5 U.S. Student Participants to…

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“Project-Based Learning: Global Awareness Tour” Teacher Workshop

February 21 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cleveland State University, Fenn Tower, Room 303
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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This full-day interactive workshop will provide NASA global awareness educational resources and explore how they contribute to the understanding of climate change and their societal applications. Susan Kohler, NASA Education Specialist, will guide participants on how to use NASA data to analyze global climate changes, including greenhouse gas climate changes and ecosystem changes. Participants will develop their understanding of the Earth's resources and consider how human behavior affects air, water, temperature changes and climate. Participants will also engage in inquiry-based…

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March 2020

Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00pm

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a series of workshops to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Participation in the full series is recommend. Participants can also select the workshop(s) that suit their needs. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn how to communicate more effectively across cultures Understand…

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Immigration & Global Migration Teacher Workshop

March 6 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Residence Inn Cleveland Downtown, 527 Prospect Ave E
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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This full-day interactive workshop will provide a multitude of resources for educators to discuss issues of immigration and global migration in their classrooms. Participants will explore the history of immigration to the United States and current U.S. immigration policy, as well as the global refugee crisis and its local impact in Northeast Ohio. The workshop will equip teachers with materials to analyze and respond to students’ thinking on current issues, without injecting their own opinion. The workshop is appropriate for…

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American Diplomacy in a Disordered World

March 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:15 pm
The Union Club, 1211 Euclid Ave
Cleveland, OH 44115 United States
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The 2019-2020 Foreign Policy Forum series is presented by Hitachi Healthcare Americas. Please note this Forum is now on March 11, 2020.  With more than three decades of experience as an American diplomat, Ambassador Burns played a significant role in the most important diplomatic events of his time- including the end of the Cold War, post-Cold War relations between the United States and Russia, the changing international landscape post-9/11, and the nuclear talks with Iran. The Ambassador's experience reminds us…

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Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

March 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00pm

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a series of workshops to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Participation in the full series is recommend. Participants can also select the workshop(s) that suit their needs. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn how to communicate more effectively across cultures Understand…

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April 2020

Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00pm

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a series of workshops to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Participation in the full series is recommend. Participants can also select the workshop(s) that suit their needs. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn how to communicate more effectively across cultures Understand…

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Global Gauntlet 2020: CCWA’s World Trivia Challenge

April 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W 25th St,
Cleveland, OH 44113 United States
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Join us on Thursday, April 2 for our third 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. Topics include landmarks around the globe, geography and country flags, world history, top news stories, and more. This is a popular and fun event that raises money for our student and education programming throughout the school year! A cash bar and light appetizers will…

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Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on March 18, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 1, 2020 at 12:00pm

One event on April 15, 2020 at 12:00pm

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a series of workshops to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Participation in the full series is recommend. Participants can also select the workshop(s) that suit their needs. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn how to communicate more effectively across cultures Understand…

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