City Diplomacy in the 21st Century (June 5)
Over half of the world’s population lives in cities, making the “global city” more significant than ever as a principal actor in world affairs. Increasingly, cities are bypassing their national governments to work directly with one another on issues ranging from peace and security to business and climate change. According to political theorist Benjamin Barber, city mayors increasingly are more productive than leaders in gridlocked Washington, D.C. Dr. Joel Day will discuss this transformative trend in global politics, paying special attention to how cities practice diplomacy. Dr. Day ultimately argues that global cities are permanently transforming international relations, foreign policy and geopolitics.

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  The San Diego World Affairs Council presents: City Diplomacy in the 21st Century  Over half of the world’s population lives in cities, making the “global city” more significant than ever as a principal actor in world affairs. Increasingly, cities are bypassing their

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