WHO WE ARE
Newport Council for International Visitors is a community organization promoting global understanding through the exchange of ideas and shared experiences via education and people-to-people programs for international visitors and local residents.
Frequently Asked Questions
Wondering just what Newport Council for International visitors is all about? The list of FAQ's gives you insight into what we do, what committees you can be involved with and how to join our organization.
Our 100% volunteer organization was founded in 1974 and today is involved in community activities including our "Great Decisions" Seminars Program in conjunction with local educational, business and civic institutions; sponsoring international student officers at the Naval War College and other Newport Naval Station commands; working with the City of Newport in it's "Sister City" Program; operating Information Kiosks for the past summer's "Tall Ships" event in Newport's famous harbor --- and much more!
2013 SPRING NEWSLETTER
The Next Board Meeting for Newport CIV will be held July 1, 2013, at the Newport Public Library
All members are welcome to attend the meetings.
2013 Great Decisions
CHINA IN AFRICA:
Savior or Self-interest?
What interests govern China’s growing engagement in Africa? How should China’s increasing emphasis on political ties and natural resource extraction inform and influence the USA’s current relations with African nations? Is China using Africa to enhance its own international position as well as a source of raw materials and potential new markets for its exports? What are the prospects for USA –China cooperation in Africa?
Tuesday June 25, 2013
6:00PM - 7:30PM – Lecture + Q&A
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Free to all! Enjoy our fourth seminar of 2013 including a Q&A Session after the lecture.
Newport Public Library
300 Spring St., Newport 02842
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Bob Sleiertin 401-847-5196
Topics and information for our 2013 Seminar Series may be viewed at: Great Decisions.
Our "Great Decisions" Series is sponsored and presented by Newport CIV. The Seminars are open to the public but reservations are required. Reservations for each Seminar may be confirmed by email to firstname.lastname@example.org