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Local to Global Mixer – Featuring UH Law Center’s Julián Cárdenas Garcia

Thursday, September 17, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


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Thursday, September 17, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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World Affairs Council of Greater Houston


Noveau Art Bar
2913 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002 United States
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Event Update

This event was previously scheduled for June 18th. Please note the date change to September 17th! We look forward to seeing you.

About Local to Global –  Early Career Professionals

Local to Global is a networking opportunity for early career professionals in the Greater Houston area, aged 21 to 40, who are interested in furthering their understanding of international events and issues as well as expanding their global connections.

Local to Global events are informal and emphasize discussion and dialogue in a community of like-minded early career professionals. As a global city, Houston is the ideal location to develop international contacts and network with other young professionals across the region.

International Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer your time and expertise with international nonprofit organizations such as IEDA Relief – an international nonprofit organization that works to establish a stable environment and implements sustainable solutions that help people in need to become self-sufficient – and Yazda – a multi-national Yazidi global organization established in the aftermath of the Yazidi Genocide in 2014, to support the Yazidi ethno-religious minority and other vulnerable groups.

About The Speaker

julian cardenas garcia

Professor Julián Cárdenas Garcia joined the University of Houston Law Center as an Energy Scholar affiliated to the Environment, Energy and Natural Resources Center, focusing on transnational petroleum law and arbitration. He has also taught at Universities in Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, and France. At the EENR Center, he is the coordinator of the “Inter-American Hydrocarbons Regulators Dialogue,” an initiative to create a nexus between national hydrocarbons agencies, the private sector, and the academia.

Before joining the EENR Center, he worked as a foreign legal clerk at the Arbitration Department of Dewey & Leboeuf in Paris, and also served as a career diplomat for the Venezuelan Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He holds a law degree and a B.A. in International Relations, a Master of Laws in Arbitration and a Diplôme Superieur d’Université in Business Law.