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March 2017

Global Classroom Book Club: Written in Water

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Seattle Times,
1000 Denny Way
Seattle,WA98109United States
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Announcing: Global Classroom’s second annual book club, in partnership with The Seattle Times Newspapers in Education and The Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International StudiesProgram includes 10 OSPI Clock Hours upon completion of 3-part series  REGISTER HERE  The first 25 educators to register will receive a free copy of Written in Water: Messages of Hope for Earth's Most Precious Resource, sponsored by The Center for Global Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School…

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The Future of Climate Security

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP,
1201 3rd Ave, Floor 22
Seattle,WA98101United States

Unmitigated climate change has the potential to significantly exacerbate existing national security challenges facing the United States—from contributing to further destabilization in key geostrategic regions to threatening U.S. military and security assets and thus the U.S.’s ability to respond to threats and crises. Join us for a discussion on security implications of climate change with Lukas Haynes, Executive Director of the David Rockefeller Fund.

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Introducing Written in Water: Issues around Access in India and Bangladesh

March 28 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Seattle Times,
1000 Denny Way
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  Register Here  Join us on Tuesday, March 28th to learn more about access to clean water and sanitation in India an Bangladesh, in conversation with the Founder and Executive Director of Water1st International, Marla Smith-Nilson. This program will mark the beginning of our Global Classroom's 2017 book club--but all are welcome to join us in order to learn more about water crises worldwide. We take for granted that water is the foundation of life: our world doesn’t stand a chance without…

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YPIN Global Cafe: Global Trade – End of an Era?

March 28 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Outlander Brewery and Pub,
225 N 36th Street
Seattle,WA98103United States
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global trade

Global Cafe is a YPIN discussion series where participants get together to examine and analyze some of the biggest global challenges of our day. This month we will take a closer look at the complex world of global trade.

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April 2017

YPIN International Trivia Night

April 6 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Hotel Hotel,
3515 Fremont Ave N
Seattle,WA98103United States
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Calling all trivia enthusiasts! Join the Young Professionals International Network (YPIN) for International Trivia Night on April 6th! Show off your smarts about current events, world flags, global music, geography, and more. The winning team will receive $100 towards their bar tab thanks to our awesome host, Hotel Hotel Pizza Bar.

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YPIN Spanish Conversation Group

April 18 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Little Water Cantina,
2865 Eastlake Avenue East
Seattle,WA98102United States
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Flags of Spanish Speaking Countries

REGISTER HERE  If you can hold a conversation in Spanish or are interested in improving your Spanish-speaking skills, we invite you to join us! We always have a diverse group of globally-minded people, all working on their Spanish. This is a very fun and inclusive group, so come and bring a friend or two! *Interested in starting a conversation table for your language? Email ypin@world-affairs.org with your idea! 

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Global Classroom Workshop- An evening with The Terracotta Warriors: U.S.-China Relations through the scope of History

April 26 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Emperor Mausoleum Xi'an Terracotta Army China Qin

REGISTER HERE  This April, The Pacific Science Center of Washington is featuring a one-of-a-kind exhibit of The Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor. Join us for a very special evening at the Pacific Science Center to explore the Terracotta Warriors exhibit, and learn more about how ancient history continues to shape identities in contemporary China and relations with the U.S.This program includes a ticket to the Terracotta Warriors Exhibit and entrance to our Community Program with former Washington…

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November 2017

World Affairs Council Travel Program to Cuba

November 9 - November 17

Register now to join World Affairs Council and President and CEO Jacqueline Miller on a guided nine-day tour of Cuba, where we will gain political, economic and cultural insights into this rapidly changing island state. The trip will include travel to Havana, Trinidad Cienfuegos, and Vinales National Park, and the opportunity to exchange views with Cubans from all walks of life.

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