WorldBoston Recommends 01/16/23-01/20/23

Dear Friends,
Welcome to this week's WorldBoston Recommends email, highlighting high-quality programming for the upcoming week, whether our own, from other World Affairs Councils, or other excellent venues. We hope these recommendations help you stay internationally engaged, wherever you may be.
Best regards,

Mary P. Yntema
President & CEO

Understanding Xi's China with David Rennie

Tuesday, January 17th

10:00 – 10:45 AM ET

Despite its rising power, China is wrestling with sluggish growth, an aging population, and a failed pandemic policy that has sparked backlash against President Xi’s leadership. How does Xi envision his relationship with Biden and the United States in the years to come? And what do American policymakers miss when it comes to China and its authoritarian leader? Join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as they sit down with David Rennie to discuss U.S.-China relations.


Strengthening Foreign Policy through Subnational Diplomacy

Tuesday, January 17th

4:00 – 5:15 PM ET

How do countries harness the power of cities to advance policy interests and foster international relationships? Join the Brookings Institution and Meridian International Center for a discussion of subnational diplomacy featuring keynote remarks by U.S. Special Representative for Subnational Diplomacy, Ambassador Nina Hachigian, and a panel with Ambassador of Argentina to the U.S., H.E. Jorge Argüello, Mayor Kate Gallego of Phoenix, Arizona, and Anthony F. Pipa.


An Insider's Perspective on Global Energy, Climate, and the Shale Revolution

Wednesday, January 18th

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

In the last decade, U.S. energy production has soared thanks to the shale revolution. What will American energy production look like in 2023? Learn more as Chris Wright, Liberty Energy CEO, joins the Heritage Foundation to discuss the shale revolution and the potential for human betterment provided by energy-intensive fuels.


What's Happening in Nigeria?

Wednesday, January 18th

1:00 – 2:00 PM ET

With so much going on right now, it's easy to lose track of what's happening around the world. Deepen your global knowledge and nuance your understanding of international events and trends by joining Jake Okechukwu Effoduh and Kelvin Igumbo, hosted by the International Relations Council of Kansas City, for an explorative conversation on Nigerian happenings.


Protecting Independent Media in the Taliban's Afghanistan

Thursday, January 19th

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM ET

According to Reporters Without Borders, in the year since the Taliban takeover, Afghanistan has lost 40 percent of its media outlets and 60 percent of its journalists. The United States Institute of Peace will host Rahim Gul Sarwan, Barry Salaam, Gypsy Kaiser and Kate Bateman, for a discussion on what has worked to preserve media freedom in hostile authoritative environments. 


Economic Justice: Strategizing for Equity and Impact in Complex World

Friday, January 20th

3:00 – 5:00 PM ET

As the population of young people increases globally, we must consider how to prepare for their move into the employment sector. Join the Network of Engaged International Donors to engage with community leaders, grantee partners, and donor colleagues to better understand the roots of capitalism, finance, and power that shape our work within the broader global community.

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