Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

World Affairs Council of Rhode Island -- Euro Crisis: The Global Financial Impact and U.S. Economic Risks

Thursday, February 2, 2012

6 p.m. – 10 p.m.

The Hope Club, Providence RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY TUESDAY JANUARY 31

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World Affairs Council of Rhode Island

invites you to join us for a Special Headline Event
Thursday February 2 at 6:00pm
The Hope Club, Providence


EURO CRISIS: THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL IMPACT
AND U.S. ECONOMIC RISKS

Rising fears about European government debt levels are chilling economic growth throughout the EU, with ripple effects on global investment and world trade. In May 2010, Europe’s Finance Ministers approved a rescue package worth €750 billion aimed at bolstering Europe by creating the European Financial Stability Facility. Eurozone leaders agreed in October 2011 on another package of measures designed to prevent the collapse of member economies, including an agreement with banks to accept a 50% writeoff of Greek debt.

Can the Eurozone make the difficult decisions and take the tough actions required to limit the Euro Crisis? We’ll explore the roots of the Euro Crisis and the prospects for 2012 with...

Keynote Guest Speaker Dr. James A. Hanson
preeminent global economist and Senior Financial Policy Advisor to the World Bank.

For more information visit worldaffaircouncilri.org

plus join us for
GLOBAL DISCUSSIONS
at 5:00pm

"Africa: South of the Sahara"

Front Page Topics...You Participate

Location: The Hope Club, 6 Benevolent Street, Providence (jacket and tie for men; no jeans please)
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY TUESDAY JANUARY 31*
*Please note $10 additional processing charge for reservations made after January 31

Reception, Guest Speaker Presentation, Dinner and Global Discussions Cost: $40 Members/$45 non-members/Student Discounts 

Call 401-228-8657 or email gregchafeewacri@gmail.com or ygshill@yahoo.com to reserve now