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    The second discussion in our Great Decisions collaboration with Poughkeepsie Library District will be “Privacy in the Digital Age” facilitated by Jane Livingston, Associate CIO for Campus Community Technologies, Yale Univ., on Mon., June 8, 7-8:30 pm, Boardman Road Branch Library, Greene Rm.

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    Ambassador Theodore Kattouf, President and CEO of AMIDEAST (America-MidEast Educational and Training Services, Inc.) Weds., Apr. 8, 7 p.m. Marist College, Hancock Rm. 2023. Ambassador Kattouf joined the Foreign Service in 1972 and from 1973 to 1975 served in Kuwait as an economic and commercial officer.

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The World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, an all-volunteer organization, was founded in 2003 as a forum for citizen education and participation in international issues. Membership and/or donations directly support the educational programs and activities that bring nonpartisan, lively information about critical issues facing our nation and the world to our community.  The Council is a member of the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) and serves Dutchess, Ulster and Orange Counties in New York.

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Upcoming Council Events

  • Members Only Dinner glen-150x150 Members Only Dinner, Weds., June 24, 6 p.m. “Narendra Modi: Transforming India?”, M. Glen Johnson, Emeritus Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Vassar College and former WACMHV President. Caterina De Medici restaurant, Culinary Institute of America, Hyde Park.
  • Great Decisions: Russia and the Near Abroad. Facilitated by Martin Charwat. Mon, May 11, 7-8:30 p.m. russia The first discussion in our Great Decisions collaboration with Poughkeepsie Library District will be on “Russia and the Near Abroad” facilitated by Martin Charwat on Mon., May 11, 7-8:30 pm, Boardman Road Branch Library, Greene Rm.  For more information or to sign up for the discussion group, contact Reference Desk, 485-3445 x3702, or email adultevents@poklib.org. This ...