WACA 2022 National Conference

Tickets are now on sale at early bird rates for the WACA 2022 National Conference: Navigating a Fractured World. Get ready for high-caliber speakers, groundbreaking panels, expanded networking opportunities, and more!

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National Conference Scholarships Due Soon!

The Board of Directors of the World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to announce that WACA will offer 25 scholarships for undergraduate students to attend the 2022 National Conference: Navigating a Fractured World. Submit your Councils nomination by September 30, 2022.

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Embassy Row Live Oct. 4

Embassy Row Live has been rescheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 2:00 PM ET. Featuring H.E. Karin Olofsdotter, Ambassador of Sweden to the U.S., as she discusses the Russian-Ukraine conflict; their accession into NATO; Swedish-U.S. trade relations; workforce development; green innovation and more!

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AWQ Study Guide Announced!

The Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2022-2023 Academic WorldQuest National Competition Study Guide has been announced! The AWQ National Competition is attended by 200-225 of the nation's most promising high school students each year, along with their parents, teachers, and chaperones. The 4-hour AWQ competition is a unique opportunity for students to visit the nation's capital, perhaps for the first time. A weekend of substantive programming is included to enhance the experience.

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Cover to Cover: Oct. 20

As China pushes for an autocratic world order, WACA’s President & CEO, Bill Clifford will sit down with Susan L. Shirk, author of “Overreach: How China Derailed Its Peaceful Rise”, to discuss China’s current position as a global superpower and how Xi Jinping's ideologies could impact the future, on Thursday, October 20 at 2 PM ET.

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CSWAC Is Hiring!

The Colorado Springs World Affairs Council seeks an Executive Director to support overall council operations. Applications will be reviewed as received.

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World News Update: Sept. 28

BOE Intervenes as Pound Plummets, Russian Draft Causes Panic, Sham Referendums, Controversy Surrounds Abe's Funeral, U.S.-Pacific Island Summit Begins, Suffering Somalia, Brazilian Election Heats Up.

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WorldQuest Weekly

WorldQuest Weekly is a world news quiz produced by the Tennessee World Affairs Council. Play WorldQuest Weekly Now!

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Global Minnesota seeks a President & CEO to direct and support the organization's mission to advance international understanding and engagement across the state

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WAC Philadelphia and Citizen Diplomacy International are merging! The combined organizations, will be led by WAC Philadelphia President & CEO Lauren Swartz.

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