EIJP News

During an event with the World Affairs Council on May 13, Former CIA Deputy Director Michael Morell discussed his book The Great War of Our Time: An Insider’s Account of the CIA’s Fight Against Terrorism and 35 year tenure with the agency.
Dr. Donald Guy Generals will be the sixth president in the institution's history.
Today, the Global Philadelphia Association (GPA) hosted a Mayoral Forum at International House Philadelphia. It was attended by candidates Lynne Abraham and Nelson Diaz and by representatives of Jim Kenney and Anthony Williams. The intent was to equip participants with highly-relevant information on Philadelphia’s international strengths and challenges. The GPA is convinced that the sooner that Philadelphia realizes its full promise as a global city the sooner it will enjoy positive effects on its economy and jobs, trade and tourism, education and For this to happen, having a globally-minded mayor is vital. 
As part of the city's Mexican Culture Week, the Kimmel Center hosted a performance by two of the counry's greatest musical talents.
The Barnes Foundation hosted a performance by a folkloric music group from the state of Hidalgo recently, presented by the Mexican Cultural Center as part of Mexican Culture Week. 
On April 25, Arcadia University hosted the third annual "Professional Exchange on Peacebuilding in the 21st Century," featuring presentations from students and leaders in the field.
On April 13, the Global Philadelphia Association hosted a City Council candidate meet and greet to stress the importance of globally minded leaders.
During a recent speaking appearance at the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia (1 S. Broad St.), renowned banker Hank Paulson discussed his new book and the importance of economic relations with China.
In honor of the International Day for Monuments and Sites on April 18, Global Philadelphia members and staff attended a tour of the city's iconic City Hall. During the visit, the building was revealed to be a towering allegory for Philadelphia’s rich global heritage.
On April 17, the M. Night Shyamalan Foundation partnered with the Global Philadelphia Association and the Penn Museum to present its first public program, "Action to Make A Better World."
On April 6, the World Affairs Council invited Arianna Huffington to speak about her new book and the role personal well-being should play in success.
Through the recently introduced Step Up to Citizenship campaign, the city of Philadelphia will help immigrants on the path to becoming U.S. citizens.
The Philadelphia Chamber Music Society enriched the concert experience for a group of attendees during a recent lecture, as part of a free series.
From April 8 to 10, the Young Caribbean Professional Network will be promoting island heritage at area restaurants during Caribbean Cuisine Week.
From April 8 to 10, the Young Caribbean Professional Network will be promoting island heritage at area restaurants during Caribbean Cuisine Week.
During a recent World Affairs Council fact finding mission to Tunisia following the country's political revolution, the need for economic support and continued effort towards democracy was stressed.
During a performance and opening reception at City Hall, local elementary school students presented a visual arts project created through Al-Bustan.
Penn Global Centers celebrated International Women's Day with powerful music and an insightful panel discussion at International House this year.
The Philadelphia Section of the Institute of Food Technologists gathered students and food industry professionals at Drexel University to celebrate its 70th Anniversary Symposium with technical talks and wine and cheese tastings.
George de Lama is the President of Eisenhower Fellowships, a world renowned Philadelphia-based, non-partisan, not-for-profit organization that identifies, empowers and links emerging leaders from around the world. Before arriving at Eisenhower Fellowships, he was a prominent journalist and managing editor at the Chicago Tribune. Among his tight schedule in the new position, he was able to make some time for a Global Conversation to talk further about his career and his work.