WACA 2020 National Conference Site is Live!

This year, we invite you to engage in an all-digital conference: New Frontiers in Diplomacy and National Security. Join us November 16-20 for more than 20 programs with world leaders, policy experts, and opinion makers. Sign up at early-bird rates through Friday, October 30.


Weekly World News Update: October 21, 2020

Elections Abroad Shake Things Up; The People Dissent Over Politics; Africa's Conflict; Diplomacy, Sanctions, and Borders; The War Over Water; In Trouble With the Law; and Tragedy Again in France


AWQ 2020-2021 Topics Are Here!

The Academic WorldQuest high school competition topics have been released! Councils: please fill out your pledge forms and submit to WACA by November 30. Learn more about the topics and the AWQ 2020-2021 National Competition by clicking the link below.


WACA's First CEO Forum

More than 15 CEO's spoke at WACA's all-virtual Conversations With the C-Suite conference on September 28 - October 2. Check out Carlyle Group's David Rubenstein, Bank of America's Brian Moynihan, APCO's Margery Kraus, and more on WACA's YouTube Channel.


New WACA Series: Embassy Row Live!

WACA has launched a new program, Embassy Row Live, a platform featuring top diplomats to discuss new ideas, policy developments, and possible solutions to critical international challenges. Our inaugural edition was Oct. 8 with Turkey's Amb. Kiliç.


Support WACA

WACA needs your help in supporting our mission! Your generous contributions will strengthen our capacity to support the World Affairs Council Network through educational and civic initiatives. Make a contribution to the Academic WorldQuest Endowment, New Horizons' Councils Fund, or general initiatives and operations.


Wunderbar Together

Join WAC New Hampshire on October 21 for Tested Ties: The German-American Relationship at a Crossroads featuring Cathryn Clüver Ashbrook of Harvard.


KEI Future of Korea

This week, Montana WAC presents GeoQuest: Focus on South Korea with Consul General Hyung-jong Lee.


Embassy Row: Turkey

WACA is excited to announce the inaugural edition of Embassy Row Live, a virtual series spotlighting distinguished diplomats.


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China-US Rivalry for Influence in Africa
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