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Electoral Election Coverage SCP February 29th –March 4th

Later this month we will host 2 visitors from Burundi on Electoral Election Coverage. This will provide a learning opportunity to help them improve media professionalization that will enhance the production of unbiased information to support Burundians’ efforts to ensure Elections in 2020 feature peaceful, free, fair, inclusive, and transparent political competition.

Not Too Young to Run - Engaging Youth in the Political Process March 12th -17th

In March NH will host 20 International Visitors from 20 different countries. They will have the

Edward R. Murrow - Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation  RP April 7th -11th

In April we will be hosting another Edward R Murrow project, this one Media Responsibility in an Age of Disinformation. Very similar to our Media Literacy group they will visit with a variety of organizations, teachers and schools that are teaching the next generation the importance of understanding Media Literacy.


Advancing an Open, Reliable, and Secure Digital Economy SRP April 14th -17th

In April we will host 6 visitors from Thailand and the Philippines, to learn more about Advancing an Open, Reliable, and Secure Digital Economy. Both countries are on the cusp of a technological / digital revolution. This program will provide an opportunity to meet with local government organizations that will hopefully provide new policies that promote transparency, and a young tech-savvy population that is eager for change.

The Role of the Legislature in the U.S. SCP May 10-13

In May NH will host 5 members of the newly elected Parliament of Armenia. During their stay in NH, they will meet with a variety of government elected officials, who will share best practices that will help to promote more effective, open, inclusive and holistic legislative process in Armenia.


World Affairs Discussion Group

Mondays 4 PM - 5 PM

Portsmouth Public Library
175 Parrott Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801

Are you fascinated by international affairs and the world of foreign policy? If so, please join Library Director Steve Butzel and a group of your peers in the Hilton Garden Inn Room on Mondays to discuss two topics that are voted on in advance by the group. 

If you plan on attending and would like to vote on the week's possible topics, send our Director an email at skbutzel@cityofportsmouth, and he will send you a link to the webpage where you can vote. The list of topics is posted each Wednesday afternoon and voting concludes that Friday afternoon. At that point, the Director will send out an email to the group letting them know the two selected topics, and a list of links to suggested articles.

Where do we get our possible topics and a set of suggested articles from each week? From the World Affairs Council of America's Weekly World News Update webpage.

For more information, contact our director, skbutzel@cityofportsmouth.com.

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