March 10: Future of Korea

WAC El Paso is set to host "New Perspectives on U.S. and Korea Relations" as part of WACA's Engage America: The Future of Korea series in partnership with the Korea Economic Institute on March 10. Join the discussion with experts from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the U.S. Department of State, and the Korea Economic Institute. This timely conversation will include politics, trade, the economy, and the many ties that bind these two countries together.


WACA 2020 Conference

World Affairs Councils from around the country came together for an engaging all-digital conference to hear from and connect with international dignitaries, luminaries, and opinion makers. From November 16-20, WACA featured 15+ livestream sessions on the most pressing diplomatic and national security issues.


Weekly World News Update: Mar. 3, 2021

Biden Administration Balances Foreign and Domestic Policies; Handling of the Jamal Khashoggi Report; Myanmar Coup Continues; India's Border Disputes; and Hong Kong Detentions


AWQ 2020-2021

The Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2020-2021 Academic WorldQuest National Competition is scheduled to be held virtually on April 16-17, 2021. The National Competition format will be held via Zoom and MyQuiz. Did you know? Due to the AWQ National Competition being virtual and endeavoring to be as inclusive as possible, each Council may bring up to three teams to the National Competition - whether you have a local competition or not!


WACA's First CEO Forum

More than 15 CEO's spoke at WACA's all-digital "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 others for their views on how business and society will rise above the global pandemic.


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Too Much and Never Enough

WAC Cincinnati hosts Amb. (ret.) Kenneth Brill on March 11 as part of WACA's Engage America: State of the State Department and Professional Diplomacy series.


Embassy Row Live! Haiti

WACA hosted Ambassador of Haiti to the U.S. Bocchit Edmond for Embassy Row Live! on "Haiti: The Path to a Stronger Democracy." Watch the recording!


Local AWQ Competitions

Councils have begun their local AWQ competitions already! You can see a list of participating Councils and their local dates.


Russia’s Threat

Alabama WAC hosts Amb. (ret.) Bill Taylor on March 16 for "Russia’s Threat to Stability and Peace" as part of WACA's Engage America: USIP speaker series.


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