Weekly World News Update: Feb. 13, 2019
Iran Revolution's 40th Anniversary; Border Deal?; Nigerian Election Chaos; Thai King Betrayal; Big Trial in Spain; Engagement with Central Europe; Brexit Struggles; El Chapo Convicted; Invisible Refugees
WAC Kentucky on U.S.-Japan Ties
The World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana will host "The U.S.-Japan Alliance Working in Kentucky - Panel and Sake Tasting" on March 6. This is the fourth program in a WACA-Sasakawa USA co-sponsored Engage America series.
Travel the World: Northern Lights of Finland
WAC Philadelphia invites you to explore Finland and the Arctic. Led by Dr. Carla Thorson, your tour includes Helsinki, an overnight in a glass-and-snow igloo in Lapland, a reindeer safari, and a day in the Arctic commanding your own dogsled team. The dancing colors of the Northern Lights will captivate you. April 11-18
CFR's Thomas Bollyky on Cover to Cover Podcast
Tom Bollyky, director of the global health program at the Council on Foreign Relations, joined WACA's February conference call to discuss his new book, Plagues and the Paradox of Progress: Why the World Is Getting Healthier in Worrisome Ways.
Albright Stonebridge Speakers Available
In partnership with ASG, we're pleased to present speakers for Council engagement, such as Vice President of the Europe Practice, Sumona Guha. Please contact WACA President Bill Clifford if you are interested in scheduling events with them.
Save the Date! Council Leadership & Board Meetings
Mark your calendars now! WACA will convene its semi-annual Council Leadership & Board Meetings in Kansas City, MO on June 13-15. We are grateful to the International Relations Council for hosting. Stay tuned for agenda updates.