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April 2019
$40 - $50

Culture Through Cuisine: Brazil

April 30 @ 6:00 pm CST
Samba, 922 Main Street
Hopkins, MN 55343

SOLD OUT. Online registration is closed. Drawing on culinary inspiration from Europe, Africa, and Asia, the well-crafted menu at Samba reflects the multicultural and authentic tastes of Brazil. From the grilled churrasco to the feijoada to a variety of Brazilian gourmet pizzas, Samba offers a large variety of dishes that...

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May 2019

On Time and Water: A Call to a New Scientific Revolution

May 3 @ 4:00 pm CST
Water Bar & Public Studio, 2518 Central Ave. NE
Minneapolis, 55401

During the next 100 years, a fundamental change to the elements of water on our planet is expected. Many glaciers will melt, sea levels will rise at a faster rate than seen before, acidification will bring the oceans to a pH level not seen in 30 million years, and patterns...

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Saving the Majestic Rhino: Conservation Challenges and Successes Across South Africa

May 8 @ 2:00 pm CST
Sunrise Banks Corporate Headquarters, 2525 Wabash Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55114

For members and their guests only.  Home to more than 20,000 rhinoceroses, South Africa has one of the largest rhino populations in the world. However, threats from poaching, habitat loss, and political conflict continuously endanger the rhino species, pushing them toward extinction. As we continue our yearlong focus on South Africa, join...

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Global Conversations: A Rwandan Story of Healing and Forgiveness

May 15 @ 6:00 pm CST
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

In 1994 over the span of 100 days, nearly a million Tutsi were killed in Rwanda. After finding personal healing and forgiveness, author Denise Uwimana turned her extraordinary experience as a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide into a personal mission to provide material and spiritual assistance to fellow survivors. To...

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Doing Business Across Africa

May 20 @ 8:00 am CST
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, 50 South Sixth St., Suite 1500
Minneapolis, 55402

According to the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic development, Africa is the fastest growing regional market for exports from Minnesota companies. While a quickly growing market, many companies are just starting the journey to understand how to navigate Africa’s unique business environment. Please join us for a lively and...

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June 2019

Year of South Africa Gala

June 15 @ 4:30 pm CST
Bavaria Downs, 3919 Bavaria Road
Chaska, MN 55318

Join us for our annual fundraising gala as we explore South African culture, highlight U.S.-South Africa relations, and connect Minnesotans to our African partner. Featuring fine South African-inspired cuisine and entertainment, the Tour the World live and silent auctions, and guest of honor Consul General Phumzile Mazibuko, the gala is set to be...

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Global Conversations MINNEAPOLIS: Internationally Hacked – World Wide Weapons

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

This program has been RESCHEDULED to Wednesday, June 19. Questions? Please call 612.625.1662. The St. Paul version of this program has been canceled. 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...

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