The Mid-Maine Global Forum contributes to the local community’s understanding of issues of global significance by organizing and disseminating informed public presentations and discussion. To become a member or be put on our mailing list, email Global Forum
Unless otherwise indicated, all events are now at the Alfond Center on North Street.
Our Next Programs!!
May 15-16, 2017
Managing Director of Government Relations for Amnesty International
Adotei Akwei is Managing Director for Government Relations for Amnesty International USA. Before rejoining AIUS he was Deputy Director for Government Relations for CARE USA. As CARE USA Deputy he worked on Climate Change, Emergencies, Countries in Conflict and Micro-Finance in Sub-Saharan Africa. Prior to joining CARE he worked for 11 years for Amnesty in a number of positions including Africa Director for the Lawyers Committee for Human Rights and Human Rights Director for the American Committee on Africa and the Africa Fund. He received a Masters in International relations from the College of William and Mary. He is originally from Ghana.
See website: Amnesty International USA
Monday, May 15 7 pm
Film: The Heart of the Nuba
This film has been shown all over the world, including in the British Parliament, the US Congress, The Hague, the Italian Senate and at many film festivals. The film has some graphic scenes and may not be appropriate for younger students.
Railroad Square Cinema
FREE FOR ALL STUDENTS!!
Tuesday, May 16 9 am
“The Role of Amnesty International in the World”
South China, Maine
Open to the public!