GLOBAL CITY is a student organization at Michigan Tech dedicated to addressing critical, global issues, especially those that most directly impact developing countries. Its members meet regularly to attend presentations by invited speakers, to give presentations and present research, and to pursue the three main goals of the organization, which are:
- To foster cooperation and understanding among nationals of different countries.
- To promote interest in international affairs such as the environment, human rights, technology transfer, poverty, development, and sustainability.
- To provide a forum for the presentation of innovative ideas to benefit the university and the world community.
For more information on our organization, please see our Facebook page (make sure to login to Facebook first), where members can raise questions and generally speak out and about.
Financial contributions are also gladly accepted and help us bring speakers and host events.
Tuesday April 19, 2011 »138 Fisher Hall» 6-7pm
Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please bring your own cup/mug to minimize waste.
NGOs and Disaster Risk Reduction in the developing world
Amod Dixit is the Executive Director of the National Society for Earthquake Technology in Nepal. He will share his experiences of running a Disaster Risk Reduction related non-profit in a developing country.
Global City meets regularly during the school year every other Tuesday in Fisher 138 from 6-7pm.