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Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR) is dedicated to providing its members and the community with a better understanding of the complex issues that confront the United States and the global community in the fields of international and security affairs, global economics and policy, and relations between and among nations and non-state actors in the international arena. It seeks to be a forum for high-level discussion and learning between those individuals in metro Atlanta who desire to interact with others with similar interests and world-class experts. We encourage you to visit http://atlantacir.org/ and become a member.

Upcoming events (3)

Uzbekistan - United States Relations

Capital City Club

**PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE TUESDAY, APRIL 23 AT http://atlantacir.org/event-3355658/Registration ACIR will be hosting Javlon Vakhabov, Ambassador of the Republic of Uzbekistan who will speak on the topic, "Uzbekistan - United States Relations." Uzbekistan sits in a volatile part of the world, astride the ancient Silk Route cities in Central Asia. It is a major producer and exporter of cotton and has become that region's largest electricity producer. Vakhabov joined Uzbekistan's leadership team at the Foreign Ministry in 2013 as one of four deputy ministers of foreign affairs. In July 2015, he was promoted to first deputy minister of foreign affairs, the title he held before his appointment as Ambassador to the U.S. on November 29, 2017. Come and engage in a dialogue with Ambassador Vakhabov on the future of political, economic, and security relations between our two countries. REGISTRATION 1. Members – $[masked]. Consular Corps (use registration code CG19) – $[masked]. Institutional Members (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia use registration code 2019) – $[masked]. Student (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia only) – $[masked]. Non Members – $45.00 Please contact [masked] to obtain more information.

Fake News in the World Today

Capital City Club

**PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE MONDAY, MAY 6 AT http://atlantacir.org/event-3336924/Registration ACIR will be hosting Joe Bankoff who will speak on the topic, "Fake News in the World Today." Joe Bankoff was appointed chair of The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs in spring 2012 following six years as president & CEO of The Woodruff Arts Center and 32 years as a senior partner at the Atlanta-based law firm of King & Spalding. Mr. Bankoff's expertise ranges across law and policy, economic development, government legislation, fiscal planning, and global issues. REGISTRATION 1. Members – $[masked]. Consular Corps (use registration code CG19) – $[masked]. Institutional Members (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia use registration code 2019) – $[masked]. Student (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia only) – $[masked]. Non Members – $45.00 Please contact [masked] to obtain more information.

A New Age in US-Vietnamese Relations

Capital City Club

**PLEASE REGISTER BEFORE FRIDAY, JUNE 7 AT http://atlantacir.org/event-3334335/Registration ACIR is honored to host Dr. Larry Berman who will speak on the topic, "A New Age in US-Vietnamese Relations." Larry Berman is the Founding Dean of the Honors College at Georgia State University and Professor Emeritus at the University of California, Davis. He completed his doctorate at Princeton University in 1977 and is an internationally recognized expert on US foreign policy and the war in Vietnam. He has written extensively on Vietnam War related topics and has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies. Since 2000, Berman has been a frequent visitor and speaker in Vietnam and the United States on all topics related to reconciliation between former enemies. REGISTRATION 1. Members – $[masked]. Consular Corps (use registration code CG19) – $[masked]. Institutional Members (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia use registration code 2019) – $[masked]. Student (Georgia Tech and University of North Georgia only) – $[masked]. Non Members – $45.00 Please contact [masked] to obtain more information.

Past events (10)

Contemporary Issues in Kenya and the African Union

Capital City Club

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