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December 2017

WorldQuest International Trivia Competition

December 1 @ 7:00 pm CDT
McNamara Alumni Center – University of Minnesota, 200 Oak St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Be part of our annual battle of international wits, WorldQuest international trivia competition. One of the most anticipated events of the year, WorldQuest challenges teams of eight to correctly answer multiple-choice questions on a variety of international topics including flags, capitals, geography, people in the news, current events, 2017 Great Decisions...

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$30

Global Trade Networking

December 5 @ 5:30 pm CDT
CRAVE – Hennepin Ave, 825 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402 United States

Since January 1, 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has significantly affected its three signatories: Canada, Mexico, and the United States. While the current agreement is under a renegotiation process, Minnesota companies are eager for insights. Join us for comments from Tab Borden, Consul & Trade Commissioner at...

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Free

Global Conversations St. Paul: Venezuela and Latin America’s Political Pendulum

December 6 @ 12:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Join us to learn more about the direction of politics in Latin America and the impact of populism across the continent.  The forces of change have more to do with socio-economics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela.  And there are numerous...

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Free

Global Conversations Mpls: Venezuela and Latin America’s Political Pendulum

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

Join us to learn more about the direction of politics in Latin America and the impact of populism across the continent.  The forces of change have more to do with socio-economics than ideology. Dramatic economic and political crises have coincided in countries like Brazil and Venezuela.  And there are numerous...

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January 2018
Free

Urban Expedition: Bulgaria

January 21, 2018 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, Main Floor Atrium, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Travel the globe without ever leaving the state, with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination country, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions....

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$10

U.S. Foreign Policy Update 2018

January 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm CDT
Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central, 300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401 United States

Join us for the ever-popular annual U.S. Foreign Policy Update with Diplomat in Residence and former career Foreign Service Officer, Tom Hanson. Tom will explore and explain the latest foreign policy developments, trends, and challenges facing the U.S. and President Trump in the upcoming year, including nuclear security, international trade,...

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February 2018
Free

2018 Academic WorldQuest

February 7, 2018 @ 3:30 pm CDT
Ecolab International Headquarters, 1 Ecolab Place
S. Paul, MN 55102

This event is for high school students only! Test your students’ global IQ at our annual international knowledge competition for high school students. This FREE knowledge competition challenges high school students in a fun and interactive manner to think globally about critical issues facing the U.S. and the world. The winning team and their coach win...

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Free

Urban Expedition: Japan

February 11, 2018 @ 1:00 pm CDT
Landmark Center, Main Floor Atrium, 75 5th St. W
St. Paul, MN 55102

Travel the globe without ever leaving the state, with Urban Expedition! Designed for everyone to enjoy, Urban Expedition offers the opportunity to learn about the world right in St. Paul. With a focus on a different destination country, each program in the series provides authentic cultural experiences that include music, dance, crafts, and traditions....

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