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KQV Global Press Conference
The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society
April 26, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Jane Werner, Executive Director, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh; Dr. Sakena Yacoobi, Executive Director, Afghan Institute of Learning, 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Nominee. They will discuss "The Power of Knowledge: The Importance of Education in a Global Society” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
KQV Global Press Conference
Joining Together, Respecting Differences: Peace, Reconciliation, and Social Equity in the International Community
April 27, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Azim Khamisa, author and philanthropic leader and Wilhelm Verwoerd, social innovator, author, and human rights activist. They will discuss "Joining Together, Respecting Differences: Peace, Reconciliation, and Social Equity in the International Community” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon
Europe’s Watershed Moment:
What the Conflict in Ukraine Means for Europe,
the United States, and Relations with Russia
May 12, 2014
The invasion and annexation of Crimea has perhaps changed the geopolitical balance to one of systemic competition—and some even fear a renewed Cold War. What will happen now, and what are our options? Join the World Affairs Council and the American Council on Germany's Eric M. Warburg Chapter in Pittsburgh for expert analysis on the pressing issue from one of Europe’s most experienced analysts.
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A Panel Discussion and Video Conference for High School Students
April 23, 2013
9:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Videoconference and Woodland Hills High School, 2550 Greensburg Pike, Pittsburgh, PA 15221
Do you hope to be successful in an interdependent world?
Today’s students will enter a global and diverse workforce where the need for employees who can speak world languages and can collaborate cross-culturally is imperative. Whether you plan to work abroad or to never leave your hometown, globalization will bring the world to you. No matter what field you’re considering, our changing world means that you will need new skills and knowledge to be competitive and successful in the future.
Hear from a panel of prominent international business leaders -- and interact with your peers locally and internationally -- to learn about intercultural skills, critical languages, new business practices, exciting international careers, and the changing global marketplace.
The world is changing…are you ready?
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