Success in Kansas City!
WACA and the International Relations Council (KC) thank all those who attended the 2019 Spring Leadership Meetings in Kansas City, MO this past weekend! The weekend was filled with star speakers, enlightening conversations, and exciting tours.
Wednesday on Cover to Cover: Japan Rearmed
Register now for WACA's Cover to Cover conference call on Wednesday, June 19 at 2:00-2:30 pm ET, featuring Sheila Smith, Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Smith will discuss her recent book: Japan Rearmed: The Politics of Military Power.
Call for Resources! WACA's Members-Only Benefits
WACA is busy preparing a number of additional resources for the Members-Only section to make it a one-stop shop for all Council needs. However, these sections are only as good as the information contained within, so we are calling on all Councils to please submit any documentation per the list linked, or any other information that would be helpful to the network.
Weekly World News Update: June 19, 2019
Democracy Caged; Scramble for Africa; Tensions in the Persian Gulf; Is the U.S. Prepared?; Implications of Backing Down on Hong Kong Extradition Bill; A Boris Brexit; A Glimpse into Guatemala; Equality Around the World; and Justice for Malaysia Airlines Flight 17?
Wunderbar Together Council Events
WACA is excited to be among the 200+ partner organizations that are participating in Wunderbar Together: The Year of German-American Friendship. WAC St. Louis, Peoria WAC, WAC Greater Reading, and Columbia (SC) WAC will all host events in late May with German dignitaries to discuss the future of German-U.S. relations.
WAC Philly Explores Sicily by Sea!
Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia as they circumnavigate the beautiful island of Sicily from October 10 - 18, 2019 with Naples CWA Vice President Mimi Gregory. Autumn, when the heat and crowds of summer are gone, is the perfect time to explore the countless cultural marvels of this stepping stone between Europe and Africa.