Welcome to Santa Fe Council on International Relations
CIR Board President Herb Thomas welcomes CIR's new Executive Director, Sandy Campbell.
CIR's new ED, Sandy Campbell, and Board President, Herbert Thomas, present to Global Youth Santa Fe. June 17, 2016.
CIR Board Member Art McHaffie presents to Global Youth Santa Fe. June 17, 2016.
Retired Admiral James Stavridis will give the keynote speech at CIR's Annual Gala, August 27, 2016.
Guests from Georgia, as part of our International Visitor Leadership Program, visit Bandelier National Monument.
CIR welcomed a delegation from Belarus, here to learn about resources for social entrepreneurs. The group engaged their counterparts from local businesses and nonprofits, including Bioneers, Meow Wolf Center, SF Business Incubator, and officials from the NM Department of Economic Development. 
International Visitors at The Purple Adobe Lavender Farm, Abiquiu, New Mexico.


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Join us on August 27th for our Annual Gala.

Our keynote speaker for the event will be Admiral James Stavridis (USN) Ret., Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and formerly NATO’s 16th Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (and currently under consideration as Clinton’s running mate!). Watch his TED talk here, and come join us on the 27th! Event details can be found here.


International Lecture Series – Fall 2016

International Lecture Series – Fall 2016

CIR is proud to announce our lecture series for Fall 2016. Entitled “Troubled Waters: Competition and Cooperation in the South China,” the three-lecture series will feature Amb. Michael H. Armacost, PhD (on October 8th); Dr. Christopher P. Twomey (on October 15); and Amb. Karl Eikenberry (on October 29). While the topics for each lecture are not finalized as yet, they… Continue Reading

Upcoming Events

Annual Picnic
CIR Annual Potluck Picnic 2016
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It’s that time again - for CIR’s annual potluck picnic on the outdoor patio of the Eldorado Community Center!
Great Decisions continues in 2016
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Great Decisions is a monthly discussion meeting designed by the Foreign Policy Association. Each session includes a half hour video on a specific topic followed by facilitator presentation and participant discussion. There are eight sessions (April through November).
India Night at RAAGA
India Night at RAAGA features film: WATER
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India Night features an authentic Indian buffet and movie: WATER, a 2005 Indo-Canadian film written and directed by Deepa Mehta. WATER explores the lives of Indian widows forced into poverty at a temple in the holy city of Varanasi. Also during the evening, chef Paddy Rawal will present his new cookbook, "Curry/Korma/Kabob."
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CIR Gala 2016 welcomes Admiral James Stavridis
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Join CIR Citizen Diplomats for the Annual CIR Benefit Gala 2016 featuring a cocktail reception, elegant dinner and timely discussion with distinguished guest speaker, Admiral James Stavridis that will address Twenty-First Century Challenges and Opportunities