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BABEL Ethiopia Night! November 18th
Date: November 18, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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IIB's End of the year Appeal
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
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Fourth Installment of our Annual Appeal
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

When Ibrahim and his family came to the United States, they did not anticipate being thrown into the healthcare system. IIB was there to help.

Map for Adventurous Eaters Now on Sale!
Monday, December 15, 2014

More than 80 International Restaurants and Markets Included!

Blue Table Chocolates now on sale!
Monday, December 15, 2014

Specially designed chocolates to benefit the International Institute!

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Great Decisions 2012


Our Great Decisions Discussion Series is a set of dynamic discussions about global issues, as outlined annually by the Foreign Policy Association. Moderators, who come to us from area universities and organizations, present information on their topic and then facilitate discussion between participants. Winner of the 2010 Frank R. Cella Memorial Award!

Join us to "discover, discuss, and decide" at Great Decisions 2012:

  • Tentative Dates: January 23 - March 26, 2012*
  • Location: Tapestry Charter School, 65 Great Arrow Buffalo, NY
  • 2012 Topics: Cybersecurity, Energy geopolitics, Exit from Afghanistan & Iraq, Indonesia, Mexico, Middle East realignment, Promoting democracy, and State of the oceans.

Event co-sponsers: Tapestry Charter School, Canadian Consulate of Buffalo, and University at Buffalo's Office of International Education, Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural Site and  the Peace Corps

Everyone is welcome!  Student, teacher, and member rates available! 

For more information, registration, and schedule please contact: Emily Korona, (716) 883-1900 ext. 328 or ekorona@iibuff.org

*These dates are subject to change.  

Great Decisions 2011

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-Maryvale School District Teacher

The mission of the International Institute of Buffalo is to assist immigrants, refugees, their families, and others who face linguistic and cultural barriers to become self-sufficient, productive members of our community, and to increase global understanding and international connections in Western New York.
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