Minnesota International Center - A World Affairs Council

MIC Events

Special offer for new members!
Join MIC today at the $75+ level or above* and receive one free ticket to MIC's luncheon with the Ambassador of Ireland on May 28. This offer applies to new members only. To receive this special, call 612.625.1662 (not available online). Offer expires April 30.
* Of your charitable donation, $45 is not tax deductible based on benefits received.

error “Stars of the North”: Canada & Minnesota, Friendship & Co-operation 
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Monday, April 27; 5:30 P
Speaker:  His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada. He will be speaking on the depth and breadth of the Canada-Minnesota relationship, and our shared values and interests in the world today.
Q & A moderated by Dean Eric Schwartz, Humphrey School of Public Affairs

Where: The Best Buy Theater, Northrop Memorial Auditorium, 84 Church Street, SE, Minneapolis
Cost: Free. Space is extremely limited; registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

No walk-ins will be admitted. Doors open at 5:00 pm; program begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. Late arrivals will not be admitted. Must show valid ID at check-in.

error GlobalSocial - for MIC members ONLY!
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Thursday, May 7; 5:30 7:30 P
Reception with 20 emerging leaders from Afghanistan, Jamaica, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Mexico, Nepal, Poland, Russia, and Uganda, and other countries.
Where: Terrace Room, University Club, 420 Summit Avenue, St. Paul
Cost: Free for MIC members and their guests.
Advance registration REQUIRED

error Global Conversations: The Rise of Germany and Japan after World War II
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Wednesday, May 13; 5:30 - 7:30 P
Speaker: Tom Hanson, MIC’s resident foreign policy expert and former U.S. Foreign Service Officer
Where: Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis

Cost: Free but advance registration requested

error Germany and the U.S. Today - Friends and Allies
Thursday, May 21; 11:30 A - 1:30 P

Luncheon with His Excellency Peter Wittig, Ambassador of Germany
Where: Minneapolis Club, 729 2nd Avenue S, Minneapolis
Cost: MIC members $45; Nonmembers $60; Corporate tables available for $450

Advance registration REQUIRED - Opens on Monday 

error The Relationship between the U.S. and Contemporary Ireland
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Thursday, May 28;
11:30 A - 1:30 P
Luncheon with Her Excellency Anne Anderson, Ambassador of Ireland
Where:  Windows on Minnesota, IDS Center, 80 S 8th Street, Minneapolis
Cost: MIC members $45; Nonmembers $60; Corporate tables available $450
Advance registration REQUIRED

Cosponsored Events

error Discover Diplomacy Weekend in Washington, D.C.
May 1 - 3
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error Global Forum on Economic Prosperity in Minnesota
Tuesday, May 5 ; registration 11:45 A; discussion and lunch 12:00 noon
Rep Eric Paulsen, Minnesota’s 3rd District, U.S. House of Representatives;
Lee Zak, Director, U.S. Trade and Development Agency; Chris Policinski, President & CEO, Land O’Lakes USGLC Board Member
Where: Radisson Blu Mall of America Lakes Ballroom, 2100 Killebrew Dr. Bloomington
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error Norway's Perspective on International Current Events
Monday, May 4; 11:30 A - 1:30 P
Luncheon with His Excellency Kåre R. Aas, Ambassador of Norway
Where: Minneapolis Hilton, downtown Minneapolis
Cost: General Public $40; Students $20
Advance registration required by Thursday, April 30

error Future Diplomatic Challenges: Engaging Adversaries on Common Global Issues
Wednesday, May 20; 12 noon - 1:45 P
AFSA Luncheon
Speaker: Dr. J. Brian Atwood, Humphrey School

Where: Town and Country Club, 300 Mississippi River Blvd. North, St. Paul, located immediately on the St. Paul side of the Marshall-Lake Avenue Bridge
Cost: $30; students are welcome at a reduced price of $15.  Preferred method of registration is to mail your check made out to AFSA to Bill Davnie, 100 3rd Ave. S. Unit 2805, Minneapolis, MN 55401.  You may also e-mail your registration to bcdavnie@gmail.com or call 651.483.4692.

error Reception to Honor Dr. J. Brian Atwood
Thursday, June 11; 5:00 P
The Caux Round Table will be hosting a special program and reception to honor Brian Atwood, who is leaving Minnesota, to thank him for his leadership, dedication and service to our state and country.
Where: Minneapolis Club, 729 2nd Ave S, Minneapolis
Cost: $10; includes light hors d'oeuvres (cash bar available). Space is limited.
To register: Visit www.ca

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For more information or to register for Cosponsored Events, click on the relevant link.  Please note that MIC does NOT take registration for cosponsored events. Registration, if necessary, is handled by the presenting organization.