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April 2020

Around the World Online Fundraiser and Auction

April 24 @ 5:00 pm - May 2 @ 8:30 pm CDT

As we look at how best to keep our Global Minnesota community healthy, and based on CDC and Minnesota Health Department recommendations, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person portion of our gala on May 2. Although we will miss seeing you on May 2, we hope...

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May 2020

Free

Global Conversations DIGITAL: China’s Road Into Latin America

May 20 @ 6:00 pm CDT

This event will be offered as a Zoom video webinar with the speaker. Register below and join this important conversation. Program access information will be sent closer to the event date. As the Trump administration continues to withdraw from the world stage, China is looking to fill the void. How...

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June 2020

Free

Refugee Voices: Syria

June 18 @ 11:00 am CDT

According to the UNHCR (the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees), there are more than 68.5 million people today who have been forcibly displaced from their homes by conflict. Some of these people have been displaced within their own countries and others have been forced to flee to other countries....

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Free

Race and Responsibility in the 21st Century – What We Can Learn From South Africa

June 22 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Is the U.S. ready for truth and reconciliation? If we are to seriously grapple, finally, with our history of racism, and the lingering effects of trauma and disadvantage, if we wish to build a better future for all of our citizens, we may have much to learn from the experience...

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Free

POSTPONED: Opportunities for U.S. Businesses: Expo 2020 Dubai

June 23 @ 9:00 am CDT

This program has been postponed. Stay tuned for further details regarding a new program date and time. Dubai is a regional hub and a bridge to emerging markets for many American companies, allowing them to conduct business throughout the Middle East, Africa, and South Asia from a business-friendly, tech-forward economy....

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Free

Global Conversations DIGITAL: Women in Diplomacy

June 24 @ 6:00 pm CDT
State Madeleine Albright

This event will be offered as a Zoom video webinar with the speaker. Register below and join this important conversation. Program access information will be sent closer to the event date. Many countries face challenges of migration, terrorism, climate change, and the spread of fast-paced technology. Those who are sitting...

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Free

Voces de Refugiados: Venezuela (Refugee Voices: Venezuela)

June 25 @ 11:00 am CDT

This program will be presented in Spanish only as a Zoom video webinar, and is part of Global Minnesota's partnership with NaTakallam Refugee Voices virtual series. De acuerdo al Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Refugiados (ACNUR, en inglés UNHCR), actualmente hay más de 68.5 millones de personas...

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Free

How U.S. Companies are Leveraging Thailand, Vietnam & the Philippines to Diversify Their Manufacturing and Supply Chain Needs Beyond China

June 25 @ 11:00 am CDT

China's slowing economy, rising labor costs, increased regulatory environment, and the U.S.-China trade tariffs have resulted in significant economic disruption in China and global markets. The outbreak of COVID-19 has further compounded this disruption and for many companies, highlighted the need to reduce their manufacturing and supply chain dependence on...

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July 2020

Free

Canada Day Celebration

July 1 @ 2:00 pm CDT

July 1, 2020, marks not only Canada Day, but also the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis. As part of the day’s events, Global Minnesota will host an online “armchair discussion” webinar featuring prominent Minnesotans, each speaking about a different aspect of the...

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Free

Trivia for Canada Day

July 1 @ 5:30 pm CDT

Celebrate Canada Day and the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Consulate General of Canada in Minneapolis with a friendly game of trivia! Over a Zoom happy hour, join others online and try your hand at Canada-themed trivia covering pop culture to politics to geography...and everything in between. And...

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