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June 2019

Free

Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: Internationally Hacked – World Wide Weapons

June 19 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. This program has been RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, June 19. Questions? Please call 612.625.1662. Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat, which can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage, and attacks on infrastructure. Russia has been accused of interfering in the 2016...

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July 2019

Free

Global Conversations: State of the State Department and Diplomacy

July 17 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

This event is SOLD OUT. Online registration is closed. During the Trump administration, the usual ways of conducting diplomacy have been upended. Many positions in the U.S. Department of State have never been filled, and meetings with foreign leaders such as Kim Jong-un and Vladimir Putin have been undertaken with...

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$40 – $50

Culture Through Cuisine: Ethiopia

July 22 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Dilla’s Ethiopian Restaurant, 1813 Riverside Ave. N
Minneapolis, MN 55454

This event is SOLD OUT. Registration is closed. The Twin Cities is home to one of the largest Ethiopian diaspora populations in the United States, including a large number of ethnic Oromo people. And, the Minneapolis-St. Paul area has a correspondingly delicious and vibrant dining scene, such as Dilla's Ethiopian...

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$10 – $15

Young Professionals Networking

July 29 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Surly Brewing Co., 520 Malcolm Ave. SE
Minneapolis, 55414

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Enjoy a pint and connect with others interested in foreign policy, international travel, and global development and business, at our summer young professional networking event at Surly Brewing Company. The evening will include a short presentation by Somali-American entrepreneur Mohamed Malim and his work...

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August 2019

Free

Global Conversations: Challenges and Change in Latin America

August 21 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome.  Countries across Latin America continue to gain global importance as they explore economic and trade opportunities, invest in oil and gas production, and seek out new international partnerships. Yet, in recent years, relations between the U.S. and Latin America have grown more turbulent, especially...

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Free

Global Social with International Fellows

August 28 @ 5:30 pm CDT
KNOCK, Inc., 1307 Glenwood Ave.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55405
Global Social

Online registration is closed. For members and their guests only.  This August, we're proud to welcome 2019 international fellows with the World Press Institute and the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program to Minnesota with a special reception, hosted by Global Minnesota corporate member KNOCK, Inc. This year's World Press Institute...

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September 2019

$15 – $20

Year of Italy Launch

September 11 @ 4:30 pm CDT
Food Building, 1401 Marshall St. NE
Minneapolis, MN 55418 United States

Online registration is closed. From art and cuisine to politics and innovation, there is much to learn about this year's focus country, Italy. In the months ahead, we’ll explore Italy’s rich cultural heritage while also focusing on the role Italy plays in a modern, interconnected world. Join us at the...

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Free

Doing Business in Japan in Turbulent Times

September 18 @ 8:00 am CDT
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402

Japan is the world’s third-largest economy and remains one of the most reliable trade and investment partners for the United States. As two democracies accounting for 30% of the global economy, the United States and Japan could generate greater benefits for each other and beyond through closer cooperation. However, regional...

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Free

Global Conversations ST. PAUL: Japan Matters for America – Japan Matters for Minnesota

September 18 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome. Did you know that Japan is the 2nd-largest foreign investor in Minnesota? Beyond the security relationship between the U.S. and Japan, their relations are characterized by strong economic, cultural, and educational ties providing for greater friendship and mutual understanding between their two peoples. However,...

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Free

Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: The U.S.-Japan Alliance in an Evolving Indo-Pacific

September 18 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Online registration is closed. Walk-ins welcome.  The U.S.-Japan Alliance has underpinned Indo-Pacific security and prosperity for over seven decades. This security alliance has in turn led to cooperation and partnership between the two countries on political, economic, humanitarian, and other issues emblematic of their shared values. Today, the many facets of U.S.-Japan relations stretch across the United States....

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