Rotary Central backs World Affairs Seminar 2010

All expenses are paid

Rotary Central is again sponsoring
up to three students to attend the 2010 World Affairs Seminar.

This year’s seminar theme is The
Global Fresh Water Challenge.

 The event is being held at Carroll University
in Waukesha, Wisconsin, on 26 June to 2 July, 2010.

Chairman of Rotary Central’s World
Affairs Seminar Committee Martin Ruben said, “This is another great opportunity
for Cayman Islands students to again exposure to a world class event for youth.”

Rotary Central will select students
to attend based on established criteria: those between 16 and 18, who are in
good academic standing and interested in global issues.

Students will also have to explain
why they want to attend the seminar as part of the evaluation.

All expenses are paid for the
youngsters.

“Rotary Central has been sponsoring
students to the World Affairs Seminar for more than a decade and we always look
forward to hearing from our local students on their return on how the seminar
has been a learning experience for them,” commented President of Rotary Central
Paul Byles.

Established over 32 years ago, the
World Affairs Seminar offers students the chance to interact with people who
have worked in government, international organizations, the media and business.

It is a unique educational
programme for high school students, according to Rotary Central. They added
that the seminar also provides a forum for the future leaders to be introduced
to some of the most perplexing global issues and problems.

Hundreds of the brightest students
from all over the world come together to study, as well as discuss these issues
in a safe and non-threatening environment.

In the process, participants will
also learn about each of other’s customs, traditions, opinions and aspirations.

Up to one-fifth of the seminar
participants may be exchange students representing over 50 countries.

This year over 1,100 students are
expected to attend the seminar.

Information has been provided to
schools throughout the Cayman Islands and more information about the seminar
and application forms can be obtained from the World Affairs Seminar website at
www.worldaffairsseminar.org.

Students interested in attending
this year’s seminar are invited to submit their applications directly to Mr.
Martin Ruben at [email protected] or
by mail to P.O. Box 30245 SMB, Grand Cayman.

The application deadline is 15 May.

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