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July 2021

Free

SDG Roundtable: Summer 2021

July 27 @ 12:00 pm CDT

The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a United Nations plan to build a better world for people and our planet by 2030. These goals recognize that ending poverty must go hand-in-hand with strategies that build economic growth, address social needs such as education, health, and equality, and tackle climate...

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August 2021

Free

Global Book Club: The Heartbeat of Iran

August 4 @ 12:00 pm CDT

In her new book, “The Heartbeat of Iran: Real Voices of A Country and Its People,” award-winning journalist, author, and humanitarian Tara Kangarlou offers an intimate look at the lives of ordinary Iranians through a series of personal stories. They are stories filled with intimacy and irony that guide the...

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Free

The Impact of Diplomacy and Development on Minnesota

August 10 @ 1:30 pm CDT

Presented by the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, join us for a virtual town hall discussion with Representative Tom Emmer on how investments in America’s international affairs programs impact U.S. national security and Minnesota's economy. From combatting the global COVID-19 pandemic to supporting Minnesota exports and cultural exchanges, Rep. Emmer will...

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Free

Book Talk: Skiing Into the Bright Open, by Liv Arnesen

August 12 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Norway House, 913 East Franklin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Presented by Norway House, join us for a free virtual and in-person discussion with Norway House's 2020 Going Viking Honoree Liv Arnesen as she presents her new book "Skiing Into the Bright Open," which details her solo journey to the South Pole. A tale of solitary adventure in the bleak...

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September 2021

Free

Afghanistan — Inside Out: A Conversation with Mark Ward & Zaher Wahab

September 2 @ 2:00 pm CDT

After nearly 20 years of war and a U.S. military withdrawal, the ground situation in Afghanistan has become increasingly uncertain and unstable for civilians as the government collapsed at the feet of the Taliban insurgents. Even before Kabul fell to the Taliban, evacuations were difficult given the volatile conditions and...

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Free

Global Conversations DIGITAL: The Two Koreas

September 22 @ 6:00 pm CDT

The Korean Peninsula is facing a defining era. Attempts by South Korean President Moon Jae-in and former U.S. President Donald Trump to repair the rift between North and South lost momentum as Pyongyang continued to test long-range missiles for its nuclear weapons program. As the rift between the U.S. and...

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Free

Global Trade Virtual Conference 2021

September 24 @ 9:00 am CDT

Presented by Minnesota Africans United, join us for a virtual conference on the U.S.-Africa trade partnership. Under the theme "Light up Ahead – Burgeoning Opportunities of Trade in Africa," the conference will focus on trade and investment opportunities within agriculture and health care between the U.S. and Africa. The conference...

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October 2021

Free

Global Book Club: The Dissent Channel – American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age

October 4 @ 12:00 pm CDT

In her new book, "The Dissent Channel: American Diplomacy in a Dishonest Age," author and former diplomat Elizabeth Shackelford recounts her assignment in South Sudan, and offers a firsthand example of devolving state of U.S. foreign policy and accountability around the world. Winner of the 2020 Douglas Dillon Award for...

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$5 – $100

9th Annual Cine Latino Film Festival

October 8
St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 Main St.
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

Showcasing some of the best new films from U.S. Latino, Latin American, and Iberian filmmakers, Cine Latino celebrates the rich filmmaking histories and cutting-edge film industries of these regions. This year’s Cine Latino will also honor and highlight the African impact on and contributions to Latin American and Ibero history...

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Free

World Food Day 2021 Virtual Symposium

October 15

Join our World Food Day symposium live stream below for a closer look at the world's food systems and how we can build a better food future together. The symposium includes presentations from leading international, national, and local experts on the impacts of climate change, global conflict, and COVID-19 on...

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