The Columbus Council on World Affairs (CCWA) is proud to announce that the 2018 International Organization of the Year Award will be presented to Columbus2020 for helping build Columbus into America’s First Globally Fluent Region. Highlights of the collaboration with CCWA include launching the bi-annual Global Report in 2012 and Global Fluency Training in 2015 which is now scaling nationally. Brookings Institution recognized this work as a model for aspiring metros. (Brookings 4/4/17).
May 3, 2018
May 1, 2018
Early in 2018, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission published a report which noted that the U.S. trade deficit in goods with China totaled $35.4 billion in November 2017, its highest monthly level in the past two years. The trade deficit with China is the United States’ largest in the world. Two days later, a report by the L.A. Times cited numerous experts who forecast a tense year ahead in U.S.-China trade relations. At the same time, regional issues – notably on the Korean peninsula – remain pressing on both countries’ national security agendas.
March 29, 2018
Today’s global economy demands that all professionals are able to interact with people from different cultural backgrounds in order to build effective and successful working relationships.
March 13, 2018
Global population experts agree that population aging is one of the most dramatic demographic shifts we are seeing today, and this trend will have profound changes for nearly every country in the world.
January 25, 2018
One of President Trump’s most aggressive campaign promises was to eliminate the twenty-three-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which in 1994 created a trilateral trade bloc between the United States, Canada, and Mexico, the largest trade bloc in the world. Since assuming office earlier this year, the Trump administration has softened somewhat its posture on NAFTA, no longer calling for its elimination but rather a renegotiation.
December 12, 2017
December 8, 2017
December 1, 2017
November 30, 2017
The Global Report inventories the region’s global data, provides relevant statistics and measures global fluency in Greater Columbus.
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