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World Events Discussion Group 1, Mondays **Accepting New Members**

World Events Discussion Group 1 focuses exclusively on international** current events and related background issues. Members seek to broaden our knowledge and understanding about all regions of the world in a friendly, informal atmosphere.

We discuss three or four topics over 1-1/2 hours. At each meeting, three members commit to presenting topics at the next meeting.

Accepted topics are recent world events and/or issues related to specific, explicit recent world events. No one is expected to be an expert on her/his chosen topic! The aim is for the group to share knowledge and thoughts.

By the Friday before a meeting, the three presenters send their topic titles, along with some questions for consideration, to the facilitator, who then forwards the list to all on Saturday. At the Monday meeting, each topic is introduced briefly (7 minutes max!), followed by about 15 minutes of discussion.

Recent topics explored include Climate change/crisis; Russian war against Ukraine; Ongoing world migrant and refugee crisis; Guatemalan election; US-China critical technology competition; Four-day work week; Israeli ultra-right government; Turmoil in Haiti; Risks and benefits of AI; BRICS importance and expansion; Race to find water on the Moon.

 When:Ongoing, roughly every other Monday
 Time:1:30 - 3:00 PM


2024: Jan 8, 22; Feb 5, 19; Mar 4, 18; Apr 1, 15, 29; May 13, 27; Jun 10, 24;
 Jul 8, 22; Aug 12, 26; Sep 9, 23; Oct 7, 21; Nov 4, 18; Dec 9, 23
 Where:Online with Zoom
 Facilitator:Ona Stonkus

To register* or for more information, please contact Facilitator If no response: right click, copy email address & send manual email to register.

**You must be a member of CALL to join.  Renew/Join

*** If you are interested more in Canadian and local current events, see the Current Events Discussion Group click here.

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