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World Events Discussion Group 2, Wednesdays *

Now Online

World Events 2 is currently full.

 When:
First and third Wednesday of each month. 
 Time: 
1:00 - 3:00 pm 
 Dates:
Aug. 5, Aug. 19; Sept. 2, Sept. 16; Oct. 7, Oct. 21; Nov. 4, Nov. 18; Dec. 2, Dec. 16, 2020
Jan 06, 20; Feb. 03, 17; Mar. 03, 17; Apr. 07, 21; May 05, 19; June 02, 16; July 07, 21; Aug. 04, 18; Sept. 01, 15; Oct. 06, 20; Nov. 03, 17; Dec. 01, 15, 2021
Where:
Online with Zoom
 Facilitator:  
David Sheridan 
To register* or for more information, please contact:  Facilitator

Registration is limited to 12 participants

*Before you register, you must be a member of CALL

World Events Discussion Group 2 focuses exclusively on current world events*** and related background issues of a global nature. Members seek to broaden their knowledge and understanding about events and trends in all regions of the world. This takes place in a friendly, informal atmosphere.

Each member volunteers twice a year to make a longer presentation (30 minutes) during the first half of the meeting. A recent world news event is selected, and the group is informed of the topic ahead of time by e-mail. Usually a couple of relevant articles or links and perhaps some questions for consideration are included. After the presentation, an open discussion is held. In the second half of the meeting, three short presentations (7 minutes each) on recent world events are given again followed by lively discussion.

Recent topics explored include:

  • Human Trafficking in the world
  • Vladimir Putin, President of Russia
  • World Health Organization
  •  Desert Locusts Crisis
  • African Swine Fever Virus
  • Black Slave History in North America
  • North Korea
  • International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor
  • Cold War 2.0 (China)
  • Mexican Drug Cartels
  • Protests in China
  • Saudi Arabia


*World Events Discussion Group 1, similar in nature, meets twice a month on Mondays. For more information, click here

*World Events Discussion Group 3 meets twice a month on Fridays. For more information, click here

World Events Discussion Group 4 meets once a month on Thursdays. For more information, click here

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

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