and Opportunities in the Digital Age
44th Annual Central Illinois World
Saturday, March 8,
Embassy Suites Hotel and
East Peoria, IL
In the last 25
years, the Internet has changed the way
people access and share information, and
has shifted the dynamics of societies
around the globe. In earlier times, the
elite and powerful in the world held the
corner on communication.
explosion of access to the Internet, any
person with a web connection has the
power to reach millions with any
limitless opportunities of the expansion
of the Internet are accompanied by a
myriad of challenges, including
corporate espionage, privacy violations,
and national security threats.
conference will focus on the challenges
and opportunities faced by individuals
and governments alike and, in
particular, the ways that we as a
society can balance the freedom to share
information with the need to protect
that information and our society.
Featuring Dr. Lori E. Murray,
Distinguished Chair for National
Security at the U.S. Naval Academy and
Special Security Advisor to President
Clinton; and Chris Finan, Truman
National Security Project and Director
of Cybersecurity Legislation and Policy
in the Obama White House.
Register today for
this dynamic and informative program!
Download the brochure
here or register online at
March 6, 2014 at 5:30 pm
ICC North Campus is the terrific new
location for the the monthly meeting.
Join us in Poplar Hall, Room 129 at 5:30
pm on the first Thursday of the month.
Everyone is welcome to join us and
learn more about your organization and
how you can become more involved! View
Travel with the World Affairs
your destination with the Philadelphia
World Affairs Council! Each trip
features first-class accommodations and
outstanding sites. In addition,
each trip includes an expert who offers
insight along the way. Join Angela
Weck next summer for a terrific cruise
along the waterways of Russia!
Find all the details at the
For more information or assistance,
please contact Angela Weck, Peoria Area
World Affairs Council,
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on November 12-14, 2010 explored both
Lebanon's place in the world and
the enormous contributions persons of Lebanese descent have made to
our country. During the
three-day event attendees had the
opportunity to hear from, and interact with, Lebanon's Ambassador
Antoine Chedid, US Ambassador Michele Sisson, Secretary of
Transportation Ray LaHood, Dr. James Zogby of the Arab American
Institute. The program included sections on the history of the
immigrant population in this area, the religions and the economy of
Lebanon, and the legacy of Lebanese immigrants, often referred to as
It was also a celebration of
Americans of Lebanese descent through music and food.
The Lebanese community in
is an outstanding example of the many Lebanese communities through
out the country that have contributed so much to the prosperity and
quality of life of their neighbors.
Special thanks to the St. Sharbel Parish, the Itoo Society, and the
extraordinary efforts of the Lebanon Committee!
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