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October 2017

Trump, the EU, and the Future of Transatlantic Relations

October 25 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
K&L Gates LLP, 925 4th Avenue (Suite 2900)
Seattle, WA 98104,
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Join the World Affairs Council for an overview of U.S.-EU relations in the Trump era with Belgian ambassador to the United States Dirk Wouters.

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U.S.-China Relations: Progress and Uncertainty

October 27 @ 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
K&L Gates LLP, 925 4th Avenue (Suite 2900)
Seattle, WA 98104,
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How will President Trump and President Xi navigate their disagreements while fostering international cooperation on critical issues such as North Korea and the South China Sea?

Join the World Affairs Council and the Washington State China Relations Council for a noon discussion on October 27 with James Green, trade policy advisor to U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad. Green will be joined by Mercy Kuo for this timely discussion and moderated by Jacqueline Miller, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council.

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YLAI Fast Pitch Competition

October 27 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Condon Hall, 4300 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle,WA98105United States
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12 talented entrepreneurs from Latin America & the Caribbean will competitively present their innovative business plans to a panel of local judges. The winner may present in Washington, DC at the YLAI Closing Summit in November.

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Security and Climate Change: Issues and Perspectives for the Pacific Northwest

October 30 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
K&L Gates LLP, 925 4th Avenue (Suite 2900)
Seattle, WA 98104,
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Join the World Affairs Council for a screening of the documentary Tidewater, which explores the military and economic challenges of sea level rise in Hampton Roads, which hosts Naval Station Norfolk—the world’s largest naval station.

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November 2017

Transforming Gender Norms in the Middle East and North Africa

November 1 @ 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Roosevelt High School, Room 239, 1410 NE 66th St
Seattle,WA98115United States
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So much of what we hear about the Middle East and North Africa today revolves around conflict, division, and instability. Less commonly are we presented stories about diversity, development, strength, and progress. Challenge the narrative of negativity, and learn more about what good is being done in the region. Join us on Wednesday, November 1, for a special Educator’s Workshop featuring visiting NGO and development workers from Egypt and Tunisia.

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YPIN Arabic-English Exchange

November 1 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Olive Tree Mediterranean Restaurant, 340 15th Ave E, Suite 201
Seattle,WA98112United States
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Join YPIN to practice your language skills, and eat some Mediterranean food! We are a diverse group of globally minded people, all working on our Arabic/English language fluency.

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Financing Sustainable Agriculture

November 2 @ 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Rainier Club, 820 4th Ave
Seattle,WA98104United States
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Please join Global Washington, The World Affairs Council, and JPMorgan Chase & Co. for a conversation about innovative financing mechanisms, including crop insurance, impact investing and cashless banking to create a more sustainable financial model for farming and increasing economic opportunities.

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YPIN – Global Education, Local Schools – A Panel Discussion. Why do international issues matter in education today?”

November 2 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hamilton International Middle School, 1610 N 41st St
Seattle,98103United States
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We live in a diverse region, with people from all over the world forming our communities, networks, and families. In a time where policies and politics are increasingly global but less than half of the US population has a passport, where do international issues fit in our educational system?

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YPIN International Trivia Night

November 9 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Windy City Pie & Batch 206, 1417 Elliott Ave W.
Seattle,WA98102United States
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Calling all trivia enthusiasts! Join the Young Professionals International Network (YPIN) for International Trivia Night on November 9th! Show off your smarts about current events, world flags, global music, geography, and more.

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YPIN November Spanish Conversation Table

November 14 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Little Water Cantina, 2865 Eastlake Avenue East
Seattle,WA98102United States
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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! Enjoy food or a beverage to support our partnership with Little Water Cantina.

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December 2017

YPIN Presents: Black & White Global Gala

December 2 @ 8:00 PM - December 3 @ 12:00 AM
The Landing at Tyee, 3229 Fairview Ave E.
Seattle,WA98102United States
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Join the World Affairs Council’s Young Professionals International Network (YPIN) for the Black & White Global Gala at the Landing at Tyee! Join us at a beautiful waterfront venue for our annual holiday party that will include cocktails, dancing, raffle prizes, and networking with fellow globally-minded young professionals in Seattle.

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