We connect New Mexico and the world by engaging, educating, and inspiring people as responsible global citizens. We promote an in-depth understanding of globalization — including the responsibilities of the global citizen — and U.S. foreign policy through our community education and high school/college education programs.
Through our partnership with the U.S. State Department, this year we will welcome over 400 international visitors to northern New Mexico. We connect ideas with action, with a membership of former ambassadors, foreign service officers, executives, and an engaged public seeking insight into these complex times.
Calendar of Upcoming Events
SPECIAL COVID-19 Update: Effective Thursday, March 12th, CIR has suspended all public education programs and international visitor programs. Read our statement here.
CIR’s Live Stream Channel. Join CIR every Thursday at 10am for a fascinating conversation on this rapidly changing world… All details and speakers here.
TRAVEL WITH CIR TO TUSCANY – September 5-14, 2020. All details here.
November 18-20, 2020: Journalism under Fire: Capturing Climate Change. All details TBD.
CIR in the news
February 23, 2020: Former national security adviser Rice to speak in Santa Fe
January 18, 2020: Former acting CIA Director to speak in Santa Fe
November 15, 2019: Former Mueller chief of staff speaks in Santa Fe
November 13, 2019: Journalism under Fire conference examines how technology shapes facts
November 9, 2019: Technology shapes the truth — but how?
June 8, 2019: Panel discusses trade war’s effects on New Mexico the Albuquerque Journal covered our Regional Briefing Luncheon: Shifting Winds of Trade.
March 9, 2019: EU diplomat stresses safety, equality at Women’s Day in Santa Fe.
March 8, 2019: A Quest for Knowledge on our Academic WorldQuest competition.