June 3 | World Affairs Council of New Hampshire | Heart of Europe: With Dr. Martin Nekola
The current political situation in the Czech Republic, a small country in the very heart of Europe and historically considered the crossroads between the West and the East, is a reflection of the latest developments in the entire European Union. With Brexit, a recent refugee crisis, and the rise of populist and authoritarian tendencies across the continent, the EU has been facing serious challenges from multiple fronts in the past several years. On June 3rd at 4 pm, hear from Czech scholar and researcher Dr. Martin Nekola as he addresses these issues, with a further focus on current trends in Czech politics.
June 24 | Global Minnesota | Global Conversations DIGITAL: Women in Diplomacy
Many countries face challenges of migration, terrorism, climate change, and the spread of fast-paced technology. Those who are sitting around the table will change the course of history and redefine how we solve critical problems. Through interviews with female Ambassadors, Deputy Chiefs of Mission, and diplomats spanning Afghanistan, Australia, Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Kosovo, Mexico, Namibia, Singapore, and the U.S., author Susan Sloan’s new book “A Seat at the Table: Women, Diplomacy, and Lessons for the World,” highlights the impact of gender-diversified leadership, and why varied voices lead to stronger resolutions and enhanced team dynamics.