COMMUNITY EVENTS

Global Security Forum 2019

Power and Leadership: Projection vs. Protection

Saturday September 28th, 8:30 AM - 3:30PM


Goodwin College Auditorium

1 Riverside Drive

East Hartford, CT 06118




"The Global Security Forum is New England’s premier regional security forum, bringing the world’s top security experts, speakers, and leaders to  Hartford, Connecticut to address the most critical global security issues.


Join the World Affairs Council of CT and the Charter Oak Chapter of the Military Officers Association in conjunction with the McCain Institute for International Leadership for an all-day seminar featuring experts from top military and civilian institutions. This event is not to be missed."


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Emel Mathlouthi with River Sister

Saturday September 28th, 8PM

3S Artspace
319 Vaughan Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801



Emel Mathlouthi aligns nature and music on her third full-length album, Everywhere We Looked Was Burning [Partisan Records]. Striking a balance between eloquent songcraft, sparse instrumentation, and the voices of the woods, wind, sea, and flames, the Tunisia-born and New York-based singer heralds revolution by trumpeting creative experimentation. 


Doors 7pm / Show 8pm
All ages / Partially seated
$10 Member / $12 ADV / $15 DOS


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International Institute of New England presents... Suitcase Stories

Sunday September 29th, 7PM

Nashua High School North

8 Titan Way

Nashua, NH 03063


Suitcase Stories® is a signature program of the International Institute of New England. It raises the profile of refugees and immigrants while strengthening community through the art of storytelling.

Launched in 2016, Suitcase Stories began as a traveling live performance series featuring foreign and U.S.-born residents sharing powerful refugee and immigrant stories. Since its initial year, the initiative has expanded to include programming customized for community partners. To date, more than 3,000 people have enjoyed a mainstage performance and thousands more have watched a taped episode on PBS television. The response from those audience members spoke of how the performance challenged and expanded their perceptions of refugees and immigrants.

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CHINA Town Hall 2019

Monday November 18th, 6 - 7PM




This national webcast discussion will be moderated by George Stephanopoulos, Chief Anchor of ABC News. Panelists will include Steve Orlins, President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and Melanie Hart, Senior Fellow and Director for China Policy at the Center for American Progress. Two additional panelists will be announced in the coming weeks.

Learn More Here!

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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RESOURCES

Learn more about all of New Hampshire's global ties!


New Hampshire non-profits working globally
Chances for Children (Lancaster)
Rubia Handwork (Warner)
Women's Trust (Wilmot)
Global Grassroots (Hanover/Portsmouth)
Freedom Cafe (Durham)
Honduras Hope (Franconia)

NuDay Syria (East Hampstead)

International Campaign for Human Rights in Bhutan

New Hampshire organizations related to international affairs/culture
Zonta International -Concord Club
Dining for Women- Seacoast chapter
International Affairs Discussion Group, Walpole

Annual Cultural Celebrations
We are One - Latino/African festival- Manchester
Concord Multicultural Festival
Glendi- Greek festival- Manchester
Poutine Fest- Manchester

New Hampshire refugee resources
Southern New Hampshire Refugee Services

New Hampshire & international business
Center for Women's Business Advancement at SNHU
One pager on international business & NH
New Hampshire Colleges & Universities' International Programs
New Hampshire Great Decisions Discussion Groups:


National Publications
International Jobs 



Past Programs
  • Jim Walsh Interview with 107.7 the Pulse: Jim Walsh MIT Iran etc 6-5-19.mp3
  • Katherine Brown - Your Country Our War  Audio: Katherine Brown 4-9-19.mp3
  • Union of Concerned Scientists Nuclear Issues Event Audio: UCS 2-6.mp3
  • Coercion in International Politics Event Audio: Coercion Dec 12 2018.mp3
  • Friends Forever International Event Audio: Friends Forever Dec 3 2018.mp3
  • The Future of Korea: K-POP Interview with 107.7 The Pulse- K Pop 11-2-18.mp3
  • Mid-Term Elections Impact on Foreign Policy with Richard Fontaine Richard Fontaine 11-9-18.mp3
  • 2018 Global Business Summit with David Noble- VIDEO
  • Jamal Khashoggi Assassination Interview with Dr. Melinda Negron-Gonzales- Khashoggi.mp3
  • Dr. Anne Rasmussen Interview with 107.7 The Pulse- Anne Rasmussen 107.7 The Pulse Interview 10.16.18.mp3
  • Trita Parsi Interview with 107.7 The Pulse-Trita Parsi.mp3
  • 2018 Global Forum Fundraiser with Trita Parsi, June 28th, 2018 - 2018 Global Forum Video
  • The Final Year Post Movie Discussion with Political Analyst Dean Spiliotes- Part 1Part 2Part 3
  • Manchester Public Television Video of the Combatants for Peace Manchester May 2nd  Presentation- VIDEO
  • 107.7 The Pulse Interview with Combatants for Peace members Netta Hazan and Osama Elewat May 2ns, 2018- Combatants for Peace 5-2-18.mp3
  • 107.7 The Pulse Interview with Ambassador Thomas Pickering April 10th, 2018- Pickering Interview.mp3
  • Global Tipping Points: November 13, 2017- Luis Jiménez- VIDEO
  • Global Business Summit: November 8, 2017 -Ambassador Rufus Yerxa- VIDEO
  • Jennifer M. Harris on "War By Other Means": April 13, 2017- VIDEO
  • Senator Jeanne Shaheen's address on Russa: March 24, 2017- VIDEO
  • Foreign Policy Town Hall: January 26, 2017- Dr. Jessica Mathews- VIDEO
  • Global Business Summit: September 27, 2016- Trey Herr, Harvard Kennedy School- VIDEO
  • Global Forum with Admiral David Titley- VIDEO
  • Global Tipping Points: May 3, 2016- Geneive Abdo- VIDEO
  • Global Tipping Points: April 12, 2016- Juliette Kayyem- VIDEO
  • Global Tipping Points: March 1, 2016- Iphigenia Kanara- VIDEO
  • VIDEO: Ahmad Balal on "Pakistan's Place"- Feb. 20, 2014
  • January 31, 2014- VIDEO: Ambassador Jim Smith on "U.S.-Saudi Arabia Relations"
  • World Affairs Luncheon: "Who Stole the American Dream?" January 20, 2014: Podcast 1, Podcast 2, Q&A
  • Professor Gregory Gause, 2013 Fall Global Tipping Points Series"What Comes Next? "American Interests in the New Middle East" - September 17, 2013- WATCH
  • Indian Consul General Mulay, World Affairs Luncheon
  • "US-India Relations"- September 6, 2013WATCH
  • Ambassador Ryan Crocker, 2013 Global Forum- "Lessons from a Long War"June 3, 2013- WATCH 
  • Michael Fairbanks- Global Tipping Points Part 1"Enterprise Solutions to Global Poverty"February 21, 2012 - WATCH
  • Myron Kandel speechGlobal Business SummitOctober 17, 2011WATCH
  • Jon Huntsman speechOctober 10, 2011-WATCH
  • Mel Goodman speech- April 5, 2008- WATCH


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