Minnesota International Center - A World Affairs Council



Great Decisions Program

 

Great Decisions is a dynamic citizen education and discussion program, sponsored nationally by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) and coordinated locally by the Minnesota International Center (MIC).

Each year eight topics significant to the United States’ role in the global community are chosen by the FPA for in-depth examination through an annual Briefing Book and DVD series with 30 minute episodes on each topic. Briefing Books, DVDs, and Teacher's Guides may be ordered directly from MIC.

2014 Topics
Defense Technology
Israel & the U.S.

Turkey's Challenges
Islamic Awakening
Energy Independence
Food and Climate
China's Foreign Policy
U.S. Trade Policy

2013 Topics

Future of the Euro

Egypt

NATO
Myanmar

Humanitarian Intervention
Iran

China in Africa

Threat Assessment

 



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Great Decisions aligns with MIC's vision to provide opportunities for Minnesotans to:

  • Understand the impact of the world on our personal and professional lives

  • Comprehend the complexity of global issues

  • Nuture the next generation of international leaders, policy makers and workers