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July 2016
$60

Culture Through Cuisine: Gastrodiplomacy

July 26 @ 5:30 pm
Heartland Restaurant,
289 5th St. E
St. Paul, MN 55101 United States
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Fresh and organic vegetables at farmers market

Chef Lenny Russo of Heartland Restaurant in St. Paul has earned the title Culinary Ambassador – a new kind of diplomat who utilizes food as a tool to foster cultural understanding and promote better relations between nations. At a special Culture Through Cuisine, we’ll explore this concept of “gastrodiplomacy” and...

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Somalis in Minnesota: Enriching Our Culture, Economy, and Communities

July 28 @ 6:00 pm
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central,
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Waving flag of Somalia and USA

It’s estimated that more than 60,000 Somalis live in Minnesota – the most of any state in the U.S. And since their arrival in 1993, Somali immigrants have become an integral thread in the tapestry of Minnesota life. In partnership with the African Development Center, Hennepin County Library - Minneapolis...

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August 2016
$10

Olympics on Tap

August 8 @ 5:30 pm
Surly Brewing Co.,
520 Malcolm Ave. SE
Minneapolis, 55414
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Surly Beer Hall

What do Brazil, badminton, and brews have in common? They all will make an appearance at our young professionals event at Surly Brewing Co. Try your hand at Olympic-themed trivia, network with others interested in what's happening in the world, and enjoy a pint on us. Build a team with friends...

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Global Conversations: Climate Geopolitics

August 10 @ 6:00 pm
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central,
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States
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Effect of Global Warming on a city

Climate change influences nearly every element of the geopolitical landscape, including human sustenance, international resource flows, and the viability of the civil state. And, its worldwide consequences pose global concerns. But, in December 2015, the Paris Agreement brought 195 nations into an active role in combatting climate change. It adds...

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Summit: Peacebuilding Approaches to Countering Extremism

August 18 @ 7:30 am
Summit: Peacebuilding Approaches to Countering Extremism
Be part of an important conversation on peace as a path to fighting extremism at our regional summit presented in partnership with the U.S. Department of State and Global Ties U.S.
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As societies around the world face the growing challenge of extremism, Minnesota has found itself at the center of this critical issue. What lessons can be drawn from our community’s struggles to preserve both public safety and civil rights, address root causes of extremism without stigmatizing entire communities, and propose...

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Benefits of the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program

August 19 @ 8:00 am
Fredrikson & Byron,
200 South 6th St #4000
Minneapolis, 55402
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Join the conversation on the benefits of the Exchange Visitor Program, sponsored by Global Minnesota and the U.S. Department of State's Office of Private Sector Exchange. Hosted by Fredrikson & Byron, this opportunity will explore how your organization can engage with, and benefit from, the J-1 Visa. There are 13 categories...

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