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October 2017
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Business News from France

October 23 @ 8:00 am CDT
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402

Exciting things are happening in France, the world's fifth largest economy: On September 22, 2017, President Macron signed a new labor reform law, intended to increase the country's competitiveness. In spring 2017, the French government also launched the French Tech Visa program, a fast-track procedure for international technology talent to...

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2017 CHINA Town Hall

October 24 @ 5:00 pm CDT
McNamara Alumni Center – University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Local Connections, National Reflections RSVP for this free event now! Don’t miss the 11th annual CHINA Town Hall, “Local Connections, National Reflections,” organized by the National Committee on United States-China Relations and locally hosted by Global Minnesota and the University of Minnesota China Center.       This national day...

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November 2017

10th Annual Great Decisions Conference: The Future of Europe

November 3 @ 8:00 am CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

10th Annual Great Decisions Conference: The Future of Europe The outcome of the United Kingdom referendum on EU membership sent shockwaves across the globe and even caught some British voters by surprise. The EU has helped secure peace in Europe for the past 60 years. Now it faces an uncertain future....

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Culture through Cuisine – Nepal

November 6 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Gorkha Palace, 23 4th St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

Gorkha Palace has received rave reviews from patrons for an eclectic range of authentic Nepali, Indian and Tibetan cuisine. The restaurant is known for its use of high quality fresh ingredients sourced from local organic and sustainable farming. Spices are ground fresh and ghee (clarified butter) is made in house. Owner Rashmi Bhattachan...

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December 2017

WorldQuest International Trivia Competition

December 1 @ 7:00 pm CDT
McNamara Alumni Center – University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Be part of our annual battle of international wits, WorldQuest international trivia competition. One of the most anticipated events of the year, WorldQuest challenges teams of eight to correctly answer multiple-choice questions on a variety of international topics including flags, capitals, geography, people in the news, current events, 2017 Great Decisions...

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Global Conversations St. Paul: Venezuela and Latin America’s Political Pendulum

December 6 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

The pendulum of Latin American politics is swinging rightward once again. Yet as the “pink tide” recedes, the forces of change have more to do with socioeconomics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela. Still, the result for Latin America may be...

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Global Conversations Mpls: Venezuela and Latin America’s Political Pendulum

December 6 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

The pendulum of Latin American politics is swinging rightward once again. Yet as the “pink tide” recedes, the forces of change have more to do with socioeconomics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela. Still, the result for Latin America may be...

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February 2018
Free

2018 Academic WorldQuest

February 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm CDT
Ecolab International Headquarters, 1 Ecolab Place
S. Paul, MN 55102

This event is for high school students only! Test your students’ global IQ at our annual international knowledge competition for high school students. This FREE knowledge competition challenges high school students in a fun and interactive manner to think globally about critical issues facing the U.S. and the world. The winning team and their coach win...

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