WorldQuest New York 2013

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Event Details

Date:
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Location:
Liberty Science Center
Jersey City, NJ
Event type
Conference  

Event Description

The Foreign Policy Association, organizer of the United States’ largest international affairs learning program of its kind, invites high schools in the NYC metro area to participate in  the 7th annual Greater New York WorldQuest competition on March 6.

Each high school team of four students from Grades 9 through 12 answers multiple-choice questions focusing on the topics listed below. During a box-dinner break, students meet and learn about peers from other schools.  Study tools for students and guidelines for faculty advisers are available from the Foreign Policy Association.

Dowload the team application form or contact Kristen Glaude at 800.628.5754, Ext. 230 or kglaude@fpa.org to sign up.

 

WorldQuest New York 2013 Study Guide
 


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First Place: The winning team and faculty adviser receive a trip to Washington, D.C., where they will compete with about 4,000 other students from winning regional teams in the April 27, 2013 National WorldQuest Competition

The National Competition weekend also features global affairs learning opportunities such as visits to embassies, expert presentations, and discussions on international relations careers, as well as many social activities.

Each member of the winning team also receives a $100 cash prize.

Second Place: Each team member receives a $50 cash prize.

Third Place: Each team member receives a $25 cash prize.

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2013 WorldQuest Topics

Middle East:

China

Afghanistan/Pakistan

UN Millennium Development Goals: Environmental Sustainability

U.S. Economic Competitiveness

U.S. Education: Competing Globally

Geography

U.S. Energy Policy

Cuban Missile Crisis: 50th Anniversary

Great Decisions 2012: Topics from the Foreign Policy Association's briefing book