November 2021 Newsletter
Happy Hour with the International Rescue Committee
Thursday, November 18
As we await our 501(c)(3) determination letter, the World Affairs Council of Miami is not part of Give Miami Day this year. Instead, we're celebrating the day with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Florida! Please join us in recognizing the resilience of survivors of human trafficking, unaccompanied minors, and immigrant youth on Thursday, November 18 at 5:30 PM at Bay 13 in Coral Gables.

No cost to attend - food and beverages available for purchase.

Please register here.
German Foreign Policy with the Consul General of Germany
Monday, November 22
Our first in-person speaker event features Andreas Siegal, Consul General of Germany in Miami. Germany held its federal elections on September 26.

Consul General Siegal will share his perspectives on German Foreign Policy under their new government on Monday, November 22 at 6:00 PM at the Coral Gables Museum.

Register here now, as seating is limited.
Josephine Baker and the French Resistance Virtual Event with the Consul General of France:
Tuesday, November 9
We're proud to be presenting the Consul General of France, Laurent Gallissot, in a virtual discussion of Josephine Baker and the French Resistance, on Tuesday, November 9 at 3:00 PM.

A renowned international entertainer, Josephine Baker was a French-American icon who broke racial barriers and fought in the French Resistance in WWII. She will be the first Black woman to enter the Pantheon in Paris this month.

Please register here
For more information on Josephine Baker and other events go to the French Consulate web-site
Great Decisions discussion series continues on November 10

Join us virtually for a Great Decisions discussion on “The Future of Persian Gulf Security.”

November 10, 2021
12 pm to 1 pm (EST)
Register here

Please find some materials on the topic here
Tuesday, November 16, 2021 | 11:00 AM
In-Person and Via Live Webinar
FIU Modesto Maidique Campus | MARC Pavilion | 1200 SW 8th Street
Join the Green School for a conversation with Ireland’s ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Daniel Mulhall, about contemporary Irish issues, Ireland's significance in a post-Brexit European Union, and the country’s transatlantic connections.
Guest Speaker:
His Excellency Daniel Mulhall
Ambassador of Ireland to the United States
Professor Markus Thiel
Director, Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence;
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations
 Sponsored by
 Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series
Presented in collaboration with
Embassy of Ireland
Miami-Florida Jean Monnet Center of Excellence
World Affairs Council Miami
European Union Center at the University of Miami
St. Andrew's Day Celebration Happy Hour
Tuesday, November 30
Please join us, the British-American Business Council, and the Scottish American Society of South Florida for St. Andrews Day Happy Hour at the Auld Dubliner Irish Pub & Kitchen on November 30, 6:00 to 8:00 PM.

Register here
First In-Person Great Decisions discussion December 8

Join us at Ironside Pizza & Coffee Co. for a Great Decisions discussion with Susan Harper, Consul General of Canada on “The Coldest War: Toward a Return to Great Power Competition in the Arctic?”

December 8, 2021
6:30 PM (EST)
Register here

Find some materials on the topic here
GABC Holiday Banquet

The German-American Business Council (GABC) is hosting their holiday banquet at the Coral Gables Country Club on Wednesday, November 17.

Their Guest of Honor is Andreas Siegel, Consul General of Germany

Buy tickets here
BABC Christmas Luncheon

The British-American Business Council (BABC) is hosting their Christmas Luncheon at Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne on Friday, December 10.

Buy tickets here