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Spanish diplomat discusses United Nations

Juan Carlos Sánchez Alonso, senior Spanish diplomat and Consul General of Spain, presented his Hot Spots Lecture “The European Union: Results of the Spanish Presidency” Wednesday to roughly 35 University of La Verne students, staff and faculty in the La Fetra Auditorium.

Hot Spots lecture examines political unrest in Iran

Kevan Harris, associate professor of sociology at UCLA, presented his Hot Spots Lecture “2022 Iran Uprisings: Antecedents, Impacts, and Aftermath” Wednesday to about 30 University of La Verne community members in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom.

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.

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