Informed Citizens Make Better Decisions
Great Decisions is developed by the Foreign Policy Association (FPA) to serve as a catalyst for developing awareness, understanding, and informed opinion on U.S. foreign policy and global issues. Through its balanced, nonpartisan programs, and publications, the FPA encourages citizens to participate in the foreign policy process.
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program about world affairs. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching a DVD pertaining to that week’s topic, and meeting in a group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today.
There are eight sessions beginning In late January or early February of each year.
Topics for 2021 are:
- Climate Change and the Global Order
- India and Pakistan
- Red Sea Security
- Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking
- U.S. Relations with the Northern Triangle
- China’s Road into Latin America
- The Philippines and the U.S.
- Artificial Intelligence and Data
MEETING TIMES & LOGISTICS:
To register for Great Decisions 2021, please send an email to the Group Leader.
Monday Evening Group Leader – TBD – We need a volunteer from one of the registrants
Begins February 1, 2021, at 7:00 PM. This will be a virtual meeting.
Tuesday Afternoon Group Leader – Rebecca Bhatt
Begins February 2, 2021 at 1:30 PM This will also be a virtual meeting
- Click here for Zoom meeting links. Note, during the meeting we will be able to break into smaller groups to discus the issues and answer questions.
- Videos will be online on YouTube at no charge. Here is the link to the first topic video https://www.youtcube.com/watch?v=Ct31xhpLgMs&t=6s
- Videos are also be available to stream on Vimeo for $3.99 per session or $29.99 for one year streaming period. https://vimeo.com/ondemand/gd21/
- Contact Rebecca Bhatt with any questions for the Tuesday afternoon session.
Books for 2021 have already been ordered. If you didn’t order a book through AAUW, you may order one by going directly to the Foreign Policy web site.
Page updated January 2020