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Travel to Portugal with us in June 2017!
Don't miss this opportunity for an  insider's  wine tasting tour of Portugal.
More info on our Travel page .

Wednesday April 19, 2017​​
NATO Festival Banquet

One of our most successful and highly attended signature events.
This program consists of a reception and dinner followed by an address of an important figure (or figures) in the NATO community.

General Denis Mercier, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation of NATO will be one of our guest speakers. More details to come soon!.

Registration coming soon!

Thursday March 30, 2017​​
"To Trade or Not to Trade: Globalization vs. Nationalism"
Dr. Jeffrey Garten

President-elect Trump has called into question long established global free-trade policies, focusing on domestic industries and production. What could be the repercussions for the US economy, employment, and export sectors in this new economic world order?  Will other countries retaliate against this beggar-thy-neighbor" policy? 

Join the World Affairs Council and the ODU Economics Club  at the Slover Library as financier, academic, and author Dr. Jeffrey Garten is interviewed by Dr. Jeff Tanner, Dean of the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University.

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Join us in Marvelous Portugal!  
Hampton Roads Worldquest 2016 winners
to compete for the National competition in Washington

Congratulations to the Norfolk Academy Students team, winners of the Hampton Roads Worldquest 2016 in the High School category!. They will be traveling to Washington to defend our region @ the Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition to be held April 29th . Best of luck!!
Pictured here with trip's sponsors Ronald & Debbie Ritter.
Travel to Portugal with us in June 2017!
Join the World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads and  Tinto Wine & Cheese for an insider's  wine tasting tour of Portugal.
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