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April 2022

Free

Edina Great Decisions: Changing Demographics

April 25 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN 55424 United States

This program is presented by Edina Community Ed through a partnership with the Edina Senior Center, the Edina Library, and Edina Community Center. The Great Decisions program addresses nine of the most critical foreign policy issues facing the United States each year and serves as the focal text for discussion groups across the...

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May 2022

2022 MSP International Film Festival

May 5 - May 19
St. Anthony Main Theatre, 115 Main St.
Minneapolis, MN 55414 United States

Returning live and in-person at the newly refurbished cinema, MSP Film at The Main, MSP International Film Festival 41 presents more than 200 films from around the world and an array of exciting parties, panels, and filmmaker networking events and discussions. Some films will also be available to screen virtually,...

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Edina Great Decisions: Russia and the USA

May 9 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Edina Community Center, 5701 Normandale Rd
Edina, MN 55424 United States

Russia and the United States have many areas of conflict, especially after Russia's invasion of Ukraine. Are there any possible areas of mutual interest? Arms control, Russian interference in U.S. elections, cyberattacks, the status of Ukraine, and the fate of opposition politicians in Russia all continue to be concerning. How...

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Lunch & Learn: Libraries without Borders

May 10 @ 11:00 am CDT

Join us for an exclusive, free event for Global Minnesota members! Our Lunch & Learn series continues with a virtual visit from Libraries Without Borders, an international NGO that provides access to information and digital technology to underserved communities. Jeremy Lachal, Executive Director of Bibliothèques Sans Frontières and Aaron Greenberg,...

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Trade & Investment Opportunities in Tanzania

May 20 @ 9:00 am CDT

Africa's booming population and rapid development is creating substantial opportunities for economic investment throughout the continent. Join Minnesota Africans United and Global Minnesota for a webinar on new opportunities of trade and investment in Tanzania within a variety of sectors including mining, healthcare, agriculture, technology, energy, tourism, infrastructure, finance, and...

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International Roundtable: Responsible Supply Chain Sourcing and Human Rights

May 24 @ 10:00 am CDT

Multiple factors have converged in recent years to cause significant disruptions to global supply chains. With so many difficulties, how can we ensure that we maintain ethical standards in supply chain sourcing? Join us for a discussion of responsible sourcing and human rights issues impacting U.S. supply chains. Topics will...

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SDG Roundtable: Spring 2022

May 24 @ 12:00 pm CDT

THE EVENT DATE HAS BEEN UPDATED. NEW DATE IS MAY 24.  Global Minnesota hosts the Minnesota SDG Roundtable every quarter, highlighting the great work underway in our state and region that is advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and their targets for achieving success by the year 2030. This...

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Community Conversations: World Expos

May 25 @ 6:00 pm CDT

Minnesota is in the final stages of submitting a bid to host the 2027 Expo in Bloomington, Minnesota. Join us for a conversation on a groundbreaking oral history project to explore the future of International Expositions and the United States’ role in them. The event will also feature voices from...

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June 2022

Free

An Overlooked Tragedy: Venezuela’s Growing Refugee Crisis

June 20 @ 6:00 pm CDT

The world is grappling with the effects of the highest number of refugees and displaced persons since the Second World War. One of the largest and most overlooked areas of humanitarian need is in Venezuela, where nearly six million people have fled the country or been internally displaced. Nearly 20%...

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An Evening Abroad Gala 2022

June 25 @ 4:00 pm CDT
Gala 2022 Parking (Wayzata West Middle School), 149 Barry Avenue North
Wayzata, MN 55391 United States

Online ticket sales are now closed. Please call 630.888.4186 to see if tickets are still available. Join us for our annual fundraising gala as we reconnect with the world! The outdoor, tented event celebrates the world’s countries and cultures with fine international cuisines and entertainment, as well as the Tour...

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