WACA Conference: Registration open!

The World Affairs Councils of America 2018 National Conference will be held November 7-9 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Buy your tickets today!


Edge of Chaos: Podcast Out Now

A generation after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world is once again on the edge of chaos. In her new book, Dambisa Moyo sets out the new political and economic challenges facing the world, and the specific, radical solutions needed to resolve these issues and reignite global growth. Listen to the Cover to Cover podcast now!


Council of the Month

Alaska World Affairs Council has been operating in Anchorage longer than Alaska has been a state. WACA is pleased to recognize Alaska World Affairs Council as our Council of the Month as they celebrate their milestone 60th Anniversary with the theme of "Bringing the World to Alaska."


Global Ties Interview

Meet Bill Clifford (left), President and CEO of World Affairs Councils of America, in a special interview with partner organization, Global Ties U.S. about U.S. public diplomacy, global leadership, and his vision for WACA.


WAC-DC's New Interim President and CEO

Please join WACA in welcoming World Affairs Council-Washington, DC's Interim President and CEO, Dr. Matthew D. Shank, President Emeritus of Marymount University.


Global I.Q. Minute

General Michael V. Hayden, former Director of the CIA the NSA, delves into "The Assault on Intelligence: American National Security in an Age of Lies."


WACA National Conference

The WACA 2018 National Conference block is now open! This year's Conference will be held from November 7-9 at The Mayflower Hotel. Book your room today!


Weekly World News Update

Presidents Trump and Putin Meet in Helsinki; The Messy Brexit; Trade War Sparks New Alliances; Pakistan Prepares to Vote; Crisis in Nicaragua Continues


Remembering Maura

WACA extends its sincere condolences to loved ones and colleagues of Maura O'Donnell-McCarthy, CEO of Cleveland Council, who passed away on July 8.


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