WED, SEPT 16 @ 5:00 PM EST via ZOOM
With the world still wrestling with the pandemic, the International Affairs Forum opens its 27th Season in conversation with Dr. Julio Frenk, President of the University of Miami, former Minister of Health of Mexico, former Senior Fellow at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, former Executive Director of Evidence and Information for Policy at the World Health Organization, and co-editor of Saving Humanity: What Matters Most for a Healthy Future.
The discussion will be moderated by Ken Warner, former dean, professor, and researcher at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, and current IAF board member.
Join us for a discussion on global responses to the pandemic and the future of public health and social wellbeing. Questions for discussion can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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FOREIGN POLICY MASHUP: A Webinar Roundtable Discussion
Join IAF as it rounds out its 26th season, featuring Amb. Charles Shapiro, former US Ambassador to Venezuela, former Coordinator for Cuban Affairs, and current President of World Affairs Council of Atlanta. (more…)
FROM PENGUINS TO PLANKTON:
The dramatic impact of a changing climate in the Antarctic
Thursday, May 21 @ 4 p.m. via ZOOM
“We can’t solve this problem if we won’t even talk about it.” – James McClintock
Join the International Affairs Forum for a timely climate crisis discussion. This virtual event will include a presentation and Q&A session with Dr. James B. McClintock, Endowed Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. (more…)
As COVID-19 spreads across the world, how are vulnerable refugee populations coping with the threat? IAF brings in frontline voices for an engaging discussion. The program includes Aesa Oso, a refugee of the Syrian civil war, humanitarian worker, and interpreter; (more…)
The International Affairs Forum hosts its annual Academic WorldQuest competition at the Hagerty Center Thursday, Feb. 6 from noon to 5 p.m. Eighteen local high school teams will compete for the chance to take part in the national flagship youth education program of the World Affairs Councils in Washington, D.C. on April 22. (more…)
The International Affairs Forum launched the IAF Student Leadership Team on September 19 at the Dennos Museum Center. Ethan Gerds (left) and Cole Simon (right) are pictured here with IAF’s guest speaker, Tunisian Ambassador Hatem Atallah.