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CIR 2017 Gala

CIR 2017 Gala

We’re delighted to announce the keynote speaker for our Gala this year–Amb. Nicholas Burns, former United States Ambassador to Greece and NATO, and former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs at the State Department. Drawing upon his decades of experience at the State Department, he will offer thoughts on “Challenges to U.S. Global Leadership.” Amb. Burns… Continue Reading

Insights into a Peace Corps Education

Insights into a Peace Corps Education

Join CIR on Monday, July 24 to listen to the experiences of Conor Sanchez, a recently returned Peace Corps volunteer, and his counterpart from Nicaragua, Bayron Sandoval. They will share insights into their time working together in Nicaragua, discussing how education, goodwill ambassadorship, and intercultural exchange can make a truly positive impact in the world. When:… Continue Reading

2017 Diplomacy Begins Here Learning Lab

2017 Diplomacy Begins Here Learning Lab

The Learning Lab, sponsored by Global Ties (GTUS) and the U.S. Department of State, will bring together 25-50 representatives of community-based members (CBMs), National Program Agencies (NPAs), and program officers from the Department of State Office of International Visitors to Santa Fe, NM on Friday, August 4th. Offered in conjunction with Global Ties ABQ and… Continue Reading

The Broken Border: Reconnecting the Camino Real

The Broken Border: Reconnecting the Camino Real

The border separating the United States and Mexico runs through the very heart of the continent’s future. It is a politically charged border, one of great complexity, human drama, and global trade. And these many border dynamics have a direct influence and impact on Santa Fe—economically, politically, and morally. Now a self-proclaimed “sanctuary city” protecting undocumented immigrants,… Continue Reading

ABQ Summit on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

ABQ Summit on Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

Are you a high school student interested in Latin American issues? Do you want to learn about innovation and entrepreneurship–and careers open to those with an international focus? Join the Santa Fe Council on International Relations in Albuquerque on August 3rd. We’ll bus Santa Fe students down to ABQ for the “Diplomacy Begins Here!” Summit… Continue Reading

Autumn Trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia

Autumn Trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia

Autumn Trip to Azerbaijan and Georgia October 18 – 31, 2017 ~ 14 Days/13 Nights – “This will be a great trip.  I have lived in Baku and traveled throughout Azerbaijan and Georgia.  I have personally visited most of the places on the itinerary except a few that I missed and of course the new hotels.  In recent… Continue Reading

Podcasts!

Podcasts!

CIR proudly presents its newest multimedia feature: podcasts. Below find all our episodes, with many more to come! We will interview all future speakers at CIR, and present these here. Note that there is a link for each podcast below that will take you directly to the episode. Alternatively–so that you never miss another episode!–open… Continue Reading