Community Engagement

Global Hot Spots Lectures

Dig in to today’s hottest issues with UW faculty experts for thought-provoking discussions about what’s happening in the world — from politics, global health, and economics to human rights, the environment, and more.

Global Hot Spots talks are held on Fridays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Fluno Center, Howard Auditorium, 601 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53715. Lectures are free and open to the public. Upcoming Events >>

Madison Council on Foreign Relations (MCFR)

The Madison Committee on Foreign Relations connects and engages international experts, leading academics, business professionals, and citizens in non-partisan discussions on current foreign affairs topics to foster an atmosphere of respect and an open dialog. Upcoming Events >>


The UNA-USA, Dane County Chapter, is the local arm of the United Nations Association of the United States of America. It has been active in the Madison area since the late 1940s, serving member needs for information about the state of our world and the critical issues before our United Nations, providing opportunities for members to influence our national legislature, and, on occasion, joining with the wider Madison community to support concerns for peace and justice for all the citizens of our world. Membership meetings and lecture series occur on the second Tuesday of each month. Learn More >>

Madison International Trade Association (MITA)

MITA provides current, relevant and vital global and international trade information to the organizations and individuals looking to expand their international reach. Learn More >>

United Nations Department of Public Information (UN-DPI)

The United Nations Department of Public Information (DPI) was established in 1946 to promote global awareness and understanding of the work of the United Nations. Learn More >>


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