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CONTENT: TIPPING POINTS SERIES - FILMS - CALENDAR
PROGRAMS: EVENTS - INTERNATIONAL VISITORS - EDUCATION
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GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS
A three part series on global challenges in 2012 -
poverty, security & superpower illusions- at UNH Manchester


Tuesday, February 21, 6 p.m. | POVERTY

Michael Fairbanks, Founder of SEVEN Fund and Harvard University Weatherhead Fellow
"Enterprise solutions for global poverty"


Tuesday, March 20, 6 p.m. | SUPERPOWER ILLUSIONS

Jack F. Matlock, Jr., Former US Ambassador to the USSR
"How myths and false ideologies have led America astray and how we can return to reality"

Tuesday, April 17, 6 p.m. | SECURITY

Frank Cilluffo, Director of the GWU Homeland Security Policy Institute
"Counter-terrorism at home and abroad"


All events take place in the 3rd floor auditorium at UNH Manchester at:
400 Commercial Street, Manchester
FREE and open to the public
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FEBRUARY IS FILM MONTH!

Saturday, February 11 ~ 7 PM
MADE IN PAKISTAN

Film viewing & discussion with filmmaker Ayesha Khan
 
Red River Theatres, Concord

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Monday, February 13 ~ 7 PM

THE FORGOTTEN REFUGEES

Film viewing & discussion with producer Avi Goldwasser
New Hampshire Institute of Politics
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MONDAY, APRIL 23 ~ 6 PM
GLOBAL FORUM
A fundraiser for the World Affairs Council of New Hampshire

An evening with
Senator George Mitchell


Go beyond the headlines with one of the world's most influential peacemakers and a universally-respected statesman!

Banquet Hall, Dining Center
Southern New Hampshire Univeristy, 2500 N. River Road
Manchester NH 03106

Reception: 6 PM
Hors d'oeuvres & Cash bar
Program: 7 PM

Tickets: $50
or contact our office: 
council@wacnh.org - 603.314.7970

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2012 WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL CALENDAR

FEBRUARY

February 2 - February 9
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

International Visitors Program hosts 3 emerging leaders from Montenegro studying:
"The Role of a Government Spokesperson"
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February 9 - February 15
I
NTERNATIONAL VISITORS

International Visitors Program hosts 3 visitors from China, Laos and Malaysia studying:
"Building Sustainability and Green Business"

 
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Saturday, February 11 ~ 7 PM

FILM & DISCUSSION


Showing of "Made in Pakistan" with filmmaker Ayesha Khan

Tickets: $10 - Red River Theatres, Concord

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Monday, February 13 ~ 7 PM

FILM & DISCUSSION

Showing of the "Forgotten Refugees" with producer Avi Goldwasser
FREE - NH Institute of Politics, Saint Anselm College
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February 15- 21
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
International Visitors Program hosts 5 visitors from India studying:
"Non-Profit Management"
LEARN MORE

Tuesday, February 21 ~ 6 PM
GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS: FREE SERIES
Part 1: Poverty


Speaker: Michael Fairbanks, Harvard University Weatherhead Fellow
UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester
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February 28 -March 2
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS
International Visitors Program hosts 5 visitors from Tajikistan studying:
"Small and Medium Business Management"
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MARCH

Thursday, March 1 ~ 7 PM
SPECIAL PROGRAM
"Estonia's first year in the Eurozone: A European Union Success Story?"

Speaker: The Ambassador of Estonia, Marina Kaljurand
Location: Portsmouth Public Library, 175 Parrot Avenue
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Saturday, March 10 (snow date: March 17)
WORKSHOP FOR TEACHERS
Spotlight on Turkey~ FREE workshop for teachers!
Earn professional development credits and be eligible for a study tour of Turkey!
Speakers: Professors Gregory McMahon & Melinda Negron-Gonzales
Sponsored by World Affairs Councils of America and the Turkish Cultural Foundation
Location: Hospitality Center, Southern NH University

Monday, March 12 ~ Noon
WORLD AFFAIRS LUNCHEON
"Africa Beyond Aid"

Speaker: Albrecht Conze, Germany's Ambassador to Zimbabwe
Salon Room, Hospitality Center, Southern New Hampshire University
 2500 N. River Road, Manchester
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March 13- March 16
INTERNATIONAL VISITORS

International Visitors Program hosts 9 visitors from China studying:
"U.S. Financial Systems and the Global Economy"
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Tuesday, March 20 ~ 6 PM
GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS: FREE SERIES

Part 2: SUPER POWER ILLUSIONS


Speaker: Jack F. Matlock, Jr., Former US Ambassador to the USSR

UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester
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APRIL

Saturday & Sunday, April 14 & 15
PLYMOUTH MODEL UN CONFERENCE


For New Hampshire students & educators
Speaker: Nancy Polutan, Harvard University Weatherhead Fellow
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Tuesday, APRIL 17 ~ 6 PM
GLOBAL TIPPING POINTS: FREE SERIES
Part 3: SECURITY


Speaker: Frank Cilluffo, Director, George Washington University Homeland Security Policy Institute
UNH Manchester, 400 Commercial Street, Manchester
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Monday, April 23 ~ 6 PM

GLOBAL FORUM

An evening with Senator George Mitchell
A fundraiser for the World Affairs Council of NH
Southern NH University, 2500 N. River Road, Manchester



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