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February 2021

Free

SDG Roundtable: Winter 2021

February 16 @ 12:00 pm CST

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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Global Conversations DIGITAL: The Coldest War – Great Power Competition in the Arctic

February 17 @ 6:00 pm CST

Media reports of rumors that the United States might purchase Greenland from Denmark left many scratching their heads. While any potential deal seems unlikely, such rumors demonstrate the fluidity of opinion toward the Arctic region. Talk of new policies toward drilling for oil and natural gas, and concerns over climate...

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March 2021

Free

2021 Academic WorldQuest Competition

March 10 @ 4:00 pm CST

This event is for high school students only! Test your students’ global IQ at our annual international knowledge competition for high school students - Academic WorldQuest. This FREE event challenges high school students in a fun and interactive manner to think globally about critical issues facing the U.S. and the...

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Global Conversations DIGITAL: Women Powering Africa’s Recovery, with Efe Ukala

March 17 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Access to business financing remains a major constraint for women, particularly in developing countries. Bridging that financing gap and empowering women entrepreneurs is one key to women realizing their full economic potential. This March we celebrate International Women's Day with a special presentation honoring women business owners. Efe Ukala is...

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Urban Expedition Virtual: Spain

March 21

Explore the globe with the 2021 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition - offered virtually! This event begins online on March 7 and is available through March 21. Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a...

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Lunch & Learn

March 24 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Join us for an exclusive event for Global Minnesota members! Our new Lunch & Learn series starts with a virtual visit from three Humphrey Fellows. The second event, scheduled for April 14, will feature four additional speakers. Learn about their professional work, countries, and cultures! We will have time for...

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April 2021

World Health Day Symposium 2021

April 7 @ 9:00 am CDT

Global Minnesota hosts an important virtual symposium to mark World Health Day on April 7. The official theme for the day is Health Equity. This enormous topic extends all the way from local grassroots issues to global policy initiatives. With its reputation for health care, organizations and companies based in...

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Urban Expedition Virtual: Iran

April 11

Explore the globe with the 2021 season of Landmark Center’s popular Urban Expedition - offered virtually! This event begins online on March 21 and is available through April 11. Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn more about the world. With a focus on a...

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Lunch & Learn

April 14 @ 12:00 pm CDT

Join us for an exclusive event for Global Minnesota members! Our new Lunch & Learn series continues with a virtual visit from four Humphrey Fellows. This second event will feature four additional speakers. Learn about their professional work, countries, and cultures! We will have time for a Q&A at the...

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Global Conversations DIGITAL: Trade is Not a Four-Letter Word

April 14 @ 6:00 pm CDT

Trade allows us to sell what we produce at home and purchase what we don’t. It lowers prices and gives us greater variety and innovation. Understanding our place in the global trade network is rarely simple: Trade has become a question mark for struggling economies, sometimes a scapegoat for failing...

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