Sunday, August 25
Join us for our annual EuroFest in celebration of all things Europe in the 'burgh! Food trucks, dancers, local artisans, and more! This is a family-friendly event fun for all ages. Special activities will be available for Pitt students.
Thursday, September 19 to Friday, September 20
The European Studies Center, the Global Studies Center, and the University Center for International Studies, with the support of the Office of the Provost and the Year of Pitt Global Initiative at the University of Pittsburgh, in partnership with Global Voice and the Workable World Trust, will host the Second Annual Global Town Hall Meeting on UN and Global Governance Reform on Thursday 19 September to Friday 20 September 2019.
The theme for the discussion will be “Climate, Gender, and Sustainable Development: Local to Global”
In this two-day event, discussions will focus on the need to think synthetically about climate change, gender equity, and sustainable development in reimagining an agenda for global governance reform and reconfiguring citizen activism for social justice. Speakers will include: the City of Pittsburgh's Gender Equity Commissioner, Anu Jain (confirmed); a representative from the European Green party/Heinrich-Böll Foundation (confirmed but TBD); Raquel Lagunas, Gender Mainstreaming Advisor in the Gender Team in the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support, United Nations Development Programme (confirmed); and Paulo Miguel Ferreira Magalhães of Common Home for Humanity (confirmed).
A full schedule and details will be available on our website shortly. Friday's events will be live streamed. More information TBA.