4th Annual Dignity and Respect Day
In Celebration of Global Dignity Day
Live Webcast and Interactive Video Conference
October 22, 2014
Global Dignity Day is an international effort to connect students across the globe to discuss the role that dignity and respect plays in their lives. In celebration of Global Dignity Day, this program invites students to participate in activities and conversation with their local and international peers to highlight ways students can promote dignity and respect in their classrooms and community.
Special Seminar and Video Conference
Think Globally: Preparing for the Future
October 24, 2014
During this special seminar, students will hear from Bryant Salter, a Pittsburgh native who spent time as both a United States diplomat and a professional football player before launching his own international business consultancy. Mr. Salter will help students develop their own strategy for success by sharing his personal story: the path he took and the choices he made along the way that opened unsuspected opportunities.
KQV Global Press Conference
Insights into the U.S.-Canada Partnership
October 25, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature John F. Prato, Consul General of Canada. He will discuss "Insights into the U.S.-Canada Partnership” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
KQV Global Press Conference
Why Mexico Matters
October 26, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Dr. Antonio Ortiz-Mena, Head of the Economic Affairs Section at the Embassy of Mexico in the United States. He will discuss "Why Mexico Matters” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
11th Annual International Trivia Competition
October 27, 2014
Join us 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.
For 80 years, the World Affairs Council has been convinced that Americans need to understand a world that looks to them for leadership. The Council's programs are designed primarily for Council members, students, teachers, and guests. We have a wide range of programs that enable people from all walks of life to engage in the world around them. From students to young professionals, top executives to new arrivals in our community, there is a program for you. The diverse program formats are outlined on the left side of this page (in blue). Please feel free to explore each page to learn more about each program type and which one meets your needs best.
Our upcoming programs are always listed on the homepage of our web site, so we encourage you to visit that page for specific information about our programs. Please note that reservations are required for most Council programs and we ask that you contact us directly if you have any questions. Please email or call 412-281-7970.