George Mitchell Leads DLA Piper LLC and Metro Atlanta Chamber Panel on Global Opportunities and Challenges

George Mitchell moderated a panel in Atlanta on the opportunities and challenges of global markets.

It took 1,800 years following the birth of Christ for the earth's human population to reach 1 billion and then only 13 years to reach its current 7-plus billion. More
The Atlanta-based Carter Center, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and its affiliated CDC Foundation are supporting a 10-week training program with 4,000 chiefs and community leaders in Liberia as part of a grassroots initiative to combat the spread of the Ebola virus. More
Foreign student spending at Georgia universities jumped 9 percent to $545 million during the 2012-13 school year, illustrating the continued importance of higher education as an export product for the state.  More
World Affairs Council of Atlanta President Charles Shapiro was reminded of his first job working for the Atlanta Waterworks when he was asked whether the most rapidly growing countries in Latin America are doing anything to improve their sewerage treatment systems. More
The Georgia Institute of Technology has been awarded by the European Commission a $125,000, three-year grant to further its studies of the roles of Europe and the U.S. and their relations in a changing world. More

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