The Center for Global Initiatives hosts and co-sponsors global events and conferences across campus and in our community. Of note are our recurring events that take place throughout the year, Global Project Showcase and International Coffee Hour.

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GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics

Saturday, April 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am3:30 pm EDT

GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement in communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

First-time travelers and experienced globetrotters alike can benefit from session topics like Global Entrepreneurship, “Voluntourism,” Providing Healthcare Abroad and Decoding Culture in Education.

The conference will include:

  • Interactive workshops led by world-renowned faculty, staff and community members on the diverse contexts and challenges you may face while abroad;
  • An intimate global connections lunch featuring tables hosts with global experience; and
  • Networking opportunities with others embarking on global engagement experience.

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Saturday, April 14, 2018
9:30 am–3:30 pm
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Center for Global Initiatives
+1 919 962 3094


3009 FedEx Global Education Center
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, N.C. 27599 United States
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+1 919 962 2435

You can also find more global events at UNC Global and the campus-wide UNC events calendar.