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Peace and Prosperity through Economic Diplomacy

  • Chateu Bellevue 708 San Antonio Street Austin, TX, 78701 United States (map)

GlobalAustin in association with the Consulates General of Ireland and Mexico cordially invite you to celebrate the Eleven Days of Global Unity at ‘Peace and Prosperity through Economic Diplomacy’

The Eleven Days of Global Unity begin on September 11 and culminate on September 21, the U.N. International Day of Peace. In Austin, this is an opportunity to come together in spirit and action for greater peace.

Economic Diplomacy is a key mechanism for any nation seeking to be a global player by attracting foreign investment, developing trade partnerships and promoting tourism. The overall impact of economic diplomacy transcends beyond governance and international policy development and positively affects global socio political and environmental conditions.

‘Peace and Prosperity through ‘Economic Diplomacy’ GlobalAustin event in partnership with the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce, the Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Italy-American Chamber of Commerce on the evening of September 18, at Chateau Bellevue, Austin TX, recognizes the significance of Economic Statecraft in directing global peace and prosperity. The evening begins at 6:00 p.m. with a networking reception, followed by a seated dinner.

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Evening Program Highlights:

6:00 p.m. Registration and Networking Reception

6:30 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. Welcome Note – Steve Adler, Mayor, City of Austin (invited)

Claire McCarthy, Consul General of Ireland

Pablo Marentes González, Consul General of Mexico

Chinese Consul General

8:00 p.m. Post Event Networking

Dress Code: Business

About GlobalAustin:

Our mission is to build bridges of mutual understanding to create a more peaceful world. What started in 1960 as a simple program to welcome international students to the University of Texas campus, is now part of the U.S. Department of State's International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). We've connected thousands of international visitors with those in Austin who forge our economy, architecture, environment, city government, technology, and entrepreneurial, innovative culture. In a single year, we host hundreds of leaders and professionals from dozens of countries through our partnership with the Global Ties network. GlobalAustin is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt charitable organization.

Come join us in our mission to connect Austin to the world, one handshake at a time!

To learn more about GlobalAustin, visit
For a listing of Peace Day Austin events, visit
To learn about international events in Austin, visit

Earlier Event: September 15
El Grito de Independencia
Later Event: October 20
Passport to the World