Welcome to the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of key global issues throughout Western Pennsylvania in an effort to increase the region’s global competence so that it can better compete and collaborate in the global environment of the 21st century.

Public Events

Save the Date: Evening Event with P.W. Singer on Cyber Warfare

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - September 24 @ 6:00 pm

This fall, the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will present a Three-Part Series on Cybersecurity. The series kicks off on the evening of September 24th with a look at cyber warfare. P.W. Singer, recently named one of the 10 most influential voices in the world on cybersecurity, will examine the issue of state-sponsored cyber attacks.

WorldQuest 12th Annual International Trivia Competition

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - October 26 @ 8:00 pm

Save the date for a fun evening of food, drinks, prizes, unique networking opportunities, and friendly competition. Show off your knowledge of the world and help support the work of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

School Events

Council News

The EU Bailout of Greece: Repercussions for Europe and the World

August 1, 2015

This half-hour radio program will feature Dr. Ron Linden, Director of the Center for European Studies, University of Pittsburgh. He will discuss “The EU Bailout of Greece: Repercussions for Europe and the World” with host George Savarese. This interview air on August 8 (7:00 a.m.) and August 9 (10:30 a.m. ).

Forging the Future of Europe – The Security Challenges Ahead

August 1, 2015

This half-hour radio program will feature Emily Markham, Program Officer, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. She will discuss “Forging the Future of Europe – The Security Challenges Ahead” with host George Savarese. This interview air on August 15 (7:00 a.m.) and August 16 (10:30 a.m. ).

Radio Interviews

The EU Bailout of Greece: Repercussions for Europe and the World

This half-hour radio program will feature Dr. Ron Linden, Director of the Center for European Studies, University of Pittsburgh. He will discuss “The EU Bailout of Greece: Repercussions for Europe and the World” with host George Savarese. This interview air on August 8 (7:00 a.m.) and August 9 (10:30 a.m. ).

Forging the Future of Europe – The Security Challenges Ahead

This half-hour radio program will feature Emily Markham, Program Officer, World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. She will discuss “Forging the Future of Europe – The Security Challenges Ahead” with host George Savarese. This interview air on August 15 (7:00 a.m.) and August 16 (10:30 a.m. ).

We did it - Thank You!

We Reached our Challenge Goal!

Thanks to your generous support, we met and exceeded The Benter Foundation’s challenge grant of $25,000 in new and increased contributions!

All of us at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to each of you who made a gift. We truly appreciate your dedication to increasing global competency among area youth so that they can succeed in a 21st century global environment.

We would also like to extend our deep gratitude to The Benter Foundation for their enormous generosity.

Thank you!

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