The Santa Fe Council on International Relations promotes an in-depth understanding of international issues and welcomes international visitors to northern New Mexico. CIR offers lectures by distinguished diplomats and scholars, foreign affairs discussions, travel opportunities, and various educational activities for students, including the Academic WorldQuest competition. Our efforts stimulate dialogue and educate members, students, and the community about crucial globalization and foreign affairs issues. Our activities always emphasize the social element.
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. Watch his TED talk here, read an interview in the Santa Fe New Mexican (published August 23rd), and come join us on the 27th! You can find event details here, and listen to Adm. Stavridis discuss his talk in a phone interview with Sandy below: