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Celebrating Vaclav Havel and the Velvet Revolution: An Evening of Film and Discussion

Featuring remarks by Igor Lukes, Ph.D. Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Boston Professor of International Relations, Boston University In addition to honoring the legacy of playwright, dissident, and statesman Vaclav Havel, this screening and discussion will commemorate the fateful events of the Velvet Revolution 25 years ago, in which the Communist Party was […]

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St. Basil's Cathedral

Special Panel Discussion July 16: Civil Society’s Space in Russia

  NGOs in Today’s Russia: Service, Civil Society, and the International Context   Featuring: Tatiana Zadirako Executive Director, United Way Russia Alexandra Vacroux Executive Director, Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University   In a climate inevitably influenced by Russia’s changing domestic policies and international activity, Russian nongovernmental organizations are navigating a shifting […]

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Open World 2014

In early June, WorldBoston hosted a group of young Russian leaders taking part in the Open World exchange program. Visitors attended many meetings to learn about political and judicial systems in Massachusetts, and enjoyed a variety of cultural activities. Touring City Hall before meeting with the City Council Watching a Polo match in South Hamilton […]

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Charity Golf Tournament Support WorldBoston and MA Charities

  Support WorldBoston and local causes this summer at the Combined Temples Charity Golf Tournament! Members of WorldBoston’s network who register at the following levels will generate the corresponding proceeds (included in registration price): Pin Flag Sponsor: $200 (contributes $100 to WorldBoston) Tee Box Sign Sponsor: $150 (contributes $75 WorldBoston) Single Player: $150 (contributes $50 […]

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Iceland Whale Watching and Tourism

In May we welcomed nine visitors from Iceland who were in the U.S. to learn more about the whaling tourism industry in the United States. They spent their time in Cape Cod visiting local museums, organizations and whale watching. Here are some pictures of their visit!  At the New Bedford Whaling Museum  One of their […]

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Women in Science and Engineering (WiSE)

From April 6 to April 12, we hosted a group of nine female professionals in different areas of science and engineering hailing from different parts of Central Asia, Northern Africa and the Gulf countries. The group had traveled to Washington D.C., Indianapolis, Indiana and Portland, Oregon before arriving to Boston on April 6.  Several universities […]

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WorldBoston Welcome Young Activists from Pakistan

WorldBoston was happy to welcome this group of eight young activists from Pakistan! They were in Boston to learn about how to promote civil activism through social media. They had a round-table discussion with Be the Change, New Profit and Opportunity Change, a meeting with three members of the Interaction Institute for Social Change at District Hall […]

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Macedonia – History & Politics Reflection

On Thursday, January 16th, 2013, I had the pleasure of accompanying a group of visiting historians from Macedonia as they participated in discussions and lectures around Boston, focused on history, discrimination and approaches to cooperation and conversation in the United States. The group, consisting of ten professionals from a variety of Macedonian national institutes and […]

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World AIDS Day

Widely acknowledged as one of the foremost issues in Global Public Health today, professionals worldwide came together to address AIDS/HIV this year on World AIDS Day through the IVLP. This group of International Visitors included directors and managers of various non-profits, NGO’s and humanitarian projects including the Red Cross, representatives of several international Ministries of […]

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Made Any ‘Great Decisions’ Lately?

WorldBoston is excited to present a new ‘Great Decisions’ discussion series event on Tuesday, November 12th titled ‘China in Africa’! African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. Others fear that the U.S. is being […]

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