September Speaker Series Schedule - Colorado Springs World Affairs Council News

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September Speaker Series Schedule

The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council holds regular speaker programs with renowned experts at the forefront of policy making and scholarship. Our regular events feature distinguished authors, international thought leaders, and policymakers with expertise and experience on the most pressing global issues. You will have the opportunity to get "behind the headlines" on important current issues in international affairs.…and an opportunity for you to engage with the experts directly. Below is our September schedule!


US-IRANIAN RELATIONS - AFTER THE ELECTION, WILL THERE BE WAR OR PEACE?

September 8, 2021
11:30-1:30 pm

"The rise of Iranian ultra-conservative President Ebrahim Raisi is the latest example of how the economic hardship imposed on civilian populations through sanctions tends to favor the very political entities the United States views as most problematic." ~ Trita Parsi

On June 18th, Iran elected new leaders. What does this mean for US/Iran relations?
Join us for a lunch program with Trita Parsi on September 8. Trita Parsi is the co-founder and executive vice president of the Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, as well as the founder and former president of the National Iranian American Council.

NEVER AGAIN? THE PERPETUATION OF GLOBAL GENOCIDE

September 13, 2021
5:30-7:30 pm

"Architects of evil and genocide still continue to practice their despicable trade and the world still reacts too passively, too late." ~ Coalition Against Global Genocide

After World War II, the cry "Never Again" referred to continuing efforts to preserve the memory of the Holocaust and ensure it is not repeated. Yet, in every decade and across the globe, there have been scores of genocides, many continuing to this day.

Join us for a dinner program with Roz Duman, Founder of the Coalition Against Global Genocide. 


VIRTUAL GLOBAL SECURITY FORUM

September 28-October 2, 2021

In partnership with the Connecticut World Affairs Council, we offer you The Global Security Forum. This forum brings the world's top leadership directly to the citizenry. Generals, experts, policymakers, and foreign leaders convene in Connecticut, a center for national defense, to address the most critical global security issues of today and the opportunities of tomorrow.

In-Person IVLP Again!
Please Help Us Welcome Our New Intern!
 

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