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Honduran ambassador considers climate, equity

United Nations Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores representing Honduras, spoke to the University community about “Climate Change, Humanitarian Aid, and Rehabilitation: The Case of Honduras,” before a virtual audience of 41 Wednesday via Zoom.

Rise of China in the global economy raises concerns

Xin Xu, executive director of China and Asia Pacific studies at Cornell University, discussed the rise of China and how the nation is on track to overtake the United States as the global economy leader by the end of the decade.

Lecture honors Armenian Genocide

Daron Kachatourian, a past president of the Armenian Cultural Foundation, talks about the history of the Armenian Genocide and the effects of what happened afterward at the Hot Spots lecture held in honor of Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day on Wednesday via Zoom.

Speaker stresses the urgency of climate action

Steven Linares, minister of housing, technical services, infrastructure, youth and sport for Gibraltar, spoke about the urgent need to address the issue of climate change on a global scale, and how first world countries can contribute to climate reform, Wednesday during a lecture hosted by the University’s International Studies Institute.

Speaker explains pandemic history

Vito Imbasciani, secretary of the California Department of Veterans Affairs, spoke about the scientific history of the coronavirus, the future of the COVID-19 vaccine and how the ongoing pandemic has shed light on the existing disparities in healthcare found in low-income communities on Wednesday during a lecture hosted by the International Studies Institute.

Students talk North Korea

Whether the United Nations Permanent Five should impose sanctions on North Korea, in response to the country’s nuclear missile program, was the topic of discussion at the Hot Spots lecture Wednesday in the President’s Dining Room.

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