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Know Your Neighbor
Our first Know Your Neighbor Lunch at Babylon Restaurant was a big success, with delicious Middle Eastern food, conversations among new friends, and a heartwarming talk by Babylon co-owner Nagham Rikan. Join us next time!

WorldQuest Winners!
At the end of a fun and educational evening at Unum, Team Lake Region High School and Team Unum took home the trophies and bragging rights on March 1st. Congratulations to both teams!

Lake Region team                                         Unum team

"A number of you are affiliated with the World Affairs Council; it's another really good way to get involved."
Ambassador David Balton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Oceans and Fisheries and Chair of the Senior Arctic Officials, U.S. Department of State at the Maine Arctic Forum on October 3, 2016. You can watch the full Maine Arctic Forum video here.
        Ambassador David A. Balton, October 3, 2016


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The World Affairs Councils of America represents and supports the largest national non-partisan network of local councils that are dedicated to educating, inspiring and engaging Americans in international affairs and the critical global issues of our times.

and Global Ties U.S.

Global Ties U.S. strengthens relationships between individuals and nations by making international exchange programs more effective.

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