2021 National Conference Tickets Open!

WACA is excited to welcome all of you to the WACA 2021 National Conference this November 16-19 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC, where we will celebrate our 35th Anniversary as a national association! The Conference website and registration is now LIVE at wacaconference2021.org! Be sure to take advantage of individual Early Bird discounts, good through September 10!


Wunderbar Together: Future of Democracy

This week, under the auspices of Wunderbar Together 2021, WACA, the American Council on Germany, and Atlantik-Brücke partnered with Councils across the country for a series of virtual events focused on challenges to democracy in Germany, Europe, and the U.S. The experts discussed the causes of this democratic malaise, how serious these threats are, and what can be done to push back against those pressures.


2021 Nat'l Conference Hotel Block Open!

The World Affairs Councils of America is excited to welcome all of you to the WACA 2021 National Conference this November 16-19 at The Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. We look forward to celebrating WACA's 35th Anniversary in person at our signature national event! Today, we are pleased to announce that the hotel block is now open at the special rate of $284 / night plus tax (this rate applies to reservations as early as Nov. 14 and as late as Nov. 23).


Weekly World News Update: July 28, 2021

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Agreement; The Biden Administration Meets with Foreign Dignitaries; Tension in Tunisia; Bolsonaro Backlash; Tales of Climate Change; Jailed Opposition Leaders; Genocide Denial Banned


NATO 2030

With the next Summit of Allied Leaders set to take place at NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 14, the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) will host a forward-looking online speaker series starting next week. Six World Affairs Councils will host high-level NATO officials and ambassadors from Allied countries May 17-27, 2021.


AWQ Winners and Keynote Recording

WACA successfully delivered the first, all-virtual Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2021 Academic WorldQuest National Competition on Saturday, April 17! The competition pulled 105 high school teams from 38 Councils across the United States to compete for the top spot! Congratulations to this year's winners: First Place: Plano West High School (Team 2) – WAC Dallas/Fort Worth Second Place: Allen High School – WAC Dallas/Fort Worth Third Place: Rampart High School – Colorado Springs WAC


Canada and the U.S.

Watch the latest Embassy Row Live! from WACA & WAC Atlanta with Canadian Amb. Kirsten Hillman on "Canada and the U.S.: Friends, Partners, & Allies."


WorldQuest Weekly 7/26

July 26: WACA WorldQuest Weekly — a challenging test of your weekly global affairs awareness! Learn more and play!


Fall 2021 Internships

WACA is seeking applicants for our Fall 2021 internships! Applicants to WACA's Summer 2021 Internship must submit a resume and cover letter by Fri., August 6.


Nat'l Conference Hotel

WACA is excited to welcome you to the WACA 2021 National Conference at the Mayflower Hotel November 16-19! Reserve your room today!


Our Councils

Featured Events

Find a Council

Member Tools

Manage your information. Get My Password

Sign Up for News

Get the latest Council news, event listings, and Member information in our e-newsletter.

Our Mission

The World Affairs Councils of America is an independent, nonpartisan organization dedicated to engaging the public and leading global voices to better understand the world, America's international role, and the policy choices that impact our daily lives and our future.

Take Action

Featured Sponsors

Contact Us

1010 Vermont Avenue NW, Suite 516
Washington, DC 20005
Phone 202-833-4557 | Email

Stay Informed

Subscribe to the weekly email newsletter to receive updates on the issues that matter most.

© 2021 World Affairs Councils of America
Privacy Policy