Bosnia & Herzegovina – A Cultural Guide

Jin Kong is a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship is sponsored by The Mission Continues. Through this fellowship, Kong is researching to gain a better understanding of the populist sentiment towards immigrants in the Cincinnati region. This is one blog of many on his research […]

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German Cincinnati History & Heritage

German History The Germanic tribes originated from people of the Baltic Sea coast and can be dated as early as 500 BCE. Near 100 BCE, the tribes congregated in the central and southern parts of the present-day Germany. For many centuries, the territory was occupied by the Roman and Austrian empires until Germany’s unification in […]

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Mission Continues Blog Series pt.1

My name is Jin Kong. I am a husband and a father, an immigrant and a veteran. I am a practicing attorney by training, but I think of myself as a forever student. I will be a guest research fellow with The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) for the next six months. This fellowship […]

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Gala Success, National Conference, Education, & International Visitors

Newsletter Content & Topics 2017 – One World Gala to benefit Greater Cincinnati students We couldn’t do what we do without the support of everyone who sponsored, supported, and attended our Gala. A world of thanks to all of our 2017 sponsors: TITLE SPONSOR: Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation AMBASSADOR SPONSOR: […]

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Canada is No. 1 in KY world trade

ERLANGER – Canada sent its top trade policy expert to Northern Kentucky Monday to reinforce business ties with Kentucky’s biggest international trading partner. More than 112,000 Kentucky jobs depend on direct investment from Canada, Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce spokesman Scott Sedmak said. About 25,000 Canada-dependent jobs are in Northern Kentucky, Sedmak said. Kentucky exported $7.5 billion worth […]

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Ohio Youth Soccer: European Tour

Who cares if you win 15:0 win or lose 0:15? “The result is irrelevant,” says Jan Heller. Jan Heller organized a friendly match between the D1-Juniors of “SV Planegg-Krailing”, located in Planegg, Germany and the youth team of the “Kings Hammer Soccer Club” from Ohio. The Americans who had arrived the previous evening by plane suffered […]

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Cincinnati’s Global Identity: Part I

Cincinnati Visitors’ and Convention Bureau With Britain leaving the EU and more people in the world seeking new homelands than at any time since World War II, it is an excellent time to consider how our region is connected to the world outside the U.S. and what the rest of the world knows and thinks […]

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Member Spotlight: Covington Business Council

We interviewed Pat Frew from the Covington Business Council to find out a bit more about the organization and how they benefit and impact the global environment here in the Greater Cincinnati area.   Who is the Covington Business Council and what do they do? The Covington Business Council (CBC) advocates for a positive business environment. […]

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Another Football team for Cincinnati?

Football? No! We mean Futbol!  Over the summer, it was announced that Cincinnati would be getting a new soccer team- Futbol Club (FC) Cincinnati. This team will be a member of the United Soccer League, the second strongest U.S. men’s pro league. Home games will be held at University of Cincinnati’s newly renovated Nippert Stadium, […]

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EXCHANGE PROGRAMS – PASSPORTS TO THE WORLD

One of the best ways to take advantage of study abroad or meeting international visitors coming to our region is through exchange programs.  Our region has many exchange program opportunities for all ages to create both global competence and experiences of a lifetime.       Definition Exchange programs are defined as arrangements, in which […]

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