Minnesota International Center - A World Affairs Council

MIC Events

error Forum with Her Excellency Mathilde Mukantabana, Rwandan Ambassador to the U.S. (pdf of flyer)
Monday, May 5; 5:30 - 7:30 P
Where: Schulze Auditorium, Schulze Hall, University of St. Thomas, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis. Parking available at Harmon Place ramp attached to St. Thomas by the skyway system.
Cost: FREE but advance registration requested

error Culture through Cuisine - Mexico
Tuesday, April 22; 6:00 - 8:30 P
Where: Salsa a la Salsa, Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake Street, Minneapolis

error enRoute to Developing a Global Mindset (pdf of flyer)
Monday, April 28; 5:30 - 7:30 P
Featured speakers:

Sharon Lim
, Global Marketing and Communications Consultant
Uri Neren, President, N Group
Dr. John Pournoor
, International Government Markets, 3M
When: Republic at Seven Corners, 221 Cedar Avenue S, Minneapolis
Cost: MIC members and students $5; Non-members $10; includes complimentary appetizers (cash bar available)
Advance registration requested

error Dinner Hosting Orientation
Wednesday, May 7; 6:00 - 7:00 P
Hear from experienced hosts how easy it is to bring the world into your home.
Where: MIC, 1901 University Avenue SE, Minneapolis
Cost: FREE but advance registration REQUESTED to Cassandra McGuiness or 612.625.6159

error Please note date and location changes due to the Ambassador's schedule!
Luncheon with His Excellency Eduardo Medina Mora
, Mexican Ambassador to the U.S.
(pdf of flyer)
Tuesday, May 13; 11:30 A - 1:30 P

Topic: 2014: It happens in North America. Towards the future we see together / 2014: Sucede en América del Norte. Hacia el futuro que concebimos juntos
Where: Galaxy Room, Windows on Minnesota, IDS Tower, 80 S 8th Street, Minneapolis
Cost: MIC members $45; Non-members $60
Advance registration REQUIRED

error Luncheon with His Excellency Manuel Sager, Swiss Ambassador to the U.S. (pdf of flyer)
Thursday, May 29; 11:30 A - 1:30 P
Where: Windows on Minnesota, IDS Tower, 80 S 8th Street, Minneapolis
Cost: MIC members $45; Non-members $60
Members of the Twin Cities Swiss American Association and the Swiss Benevolent Society are eligible for the MIC member rate for this luncheon

Advance registration REQUIRED

error Celebration of México Gala
Saturday, June 14; 4:30 - 8:30 P
Where: A private Long Lake home
Cost: $200 per person; corporate tables, patron and underwriter opportunities available.

Details and registration

MIC Cosponsored Events

error Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival
April 3 -
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error Genocide and Its Aftermaths: Lessons from Rwanda
April 16, 17 and 19
A series of events to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the genocide in Rwanda
Complete details

error European Parliamentary Elections: Why We Need to Pay Attention
Wednesday, April 23; 6:00 - 8:00 P
(complete details)
Panelists: Jean-Luc Robert, European Parliament Liaison Office with the U.S. Congress
Leila Hadj-Abdou, Austrian Marshall Plan Foundation Fellow at Johns Hopkins' Center for Transatlantic Relations
Mary T. Curtin, University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Policy Diplomat in Residence
Cost: Free but advance registration recommended; call 612.871.4907

error Global Prosperity and Democracy: Challenges for Corporations, Governments, NGOs and Civil Society (pdf of flyer)
Thursday, April 24; 8:00 A - 1:30 P
Speakers: Robert Zoellick, former President, World Bank Group, and Francis Fukuyama, Senior Fellow, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Stanford University
Where: 3M Auditorium, Carlson School of Management, 321 19th Avenue S, Minneapolis Cost: $75 (includes continental breakfast and lunch); space is limited
Advance registration REQUIRED

error ¡Cantare! Community Concert
Tuesday, May 20; 7:00 P
Complete details


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Celebration of México Gala
Saturday, June 14; 4:30 - 8:30 P
Details and Registration