Montana WAC AWQ Winners Go to Japan

Students from Gardiner and Sentinel High Schools, the top two winning teams in the Montana World Affairs Council's Academic WorldQuest on March 4-5, have been selected to participate in a Japanese exchange program, KAKEHASHI Project, this summer. As guests of the Japanese government, the students and their advisers will spend a week in Japan participating in a study tour.

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Next Week: WACA Hosts AWQ Nat'l Competition

The Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2019 Academic WorldQuest National Competition is set for next week, April 26-27. Be sure to tag us, @WACAmerica, and use our hashtag, #AWQ2019, to connect with us throughout the competition. We are so excited to welcome all students and chaperones to our nation's capital, and we look forward to a great competition that is sure to be fun, challenging, and rewarding!

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Yesterday on KNOW NOW: Crises Photography Ethics

Photojournalism often succeeds where words fail. From powerful, iconic, and polarizing images, like Nick Ut's Vietnam-era "Napalm Girl" to three-year-old Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi lying face down on a sandy beach in Turkey - these images tell stories with vivid urgency. Documentary photographer Greg Constantine discusses the challenges and ethical implications of documenting war and atrocity with WorldOregon's Tim DuRoche. Podcast coming soon.

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WorldOregon Tees Up: Future Leaders, Global Voices

WorldOregon’s International Speaker Series 2019, now in its 19th season, is one of the nation’s premier platforms for international affairs. This series puts you in the room with the global leaders, visionaries, and inspiring voices that are changing our world.

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Register: Council Leadership & Board Meetings

Register now! WACA will convene its semi-annual Council Leadership & Board Meetings in Kansas City, MO on June 13-15. Book WACA's discounted room block with Ambassador Hotel in link below. Thanks to the International Relations Council for hosting.

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WorldBoston Hosts Beutin

WorldBoston hosted a Wunderbar Together luncheon featuring CSIS visiting felllow Ricklef Beutin, for "Challenges 2030: How will Europe and the U.S. Respond?"

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WorldAffairs - KQED Radio

Join civil society leaders as they discuss working to lessen the trauma for migrants and asylum seekers, and mitigating a legacy of immigration policy failure.

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WWNU: April 17, 2019

al-Bashir Ousted; Autocracy vs. Democracy; Notre Dame Fire; Assange Captured; Mediator South Korea; Progress at Fukushima; Global Oil Update; Measles Crisis

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Council of the Month

WAC Central Florida welcomes new board member Carol Grabauskas, recent retiree from the U.S. Department of State.

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