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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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KEI Future of Korea

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

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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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How Media Will Influence the Election
Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall
Part of our 2020 Election Series

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A Conversation with John Hope Bryant
Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall
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