World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Since 1931

KQV Global Press Conference
Europe at a Crossroads?

November 1, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Laurent Sierro, Journalist, Swiss National News Agency. He will discuss "Europe at a Crossroads?” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
Perspectives on Germany and Europe 25 Years after the Fall of the Wall

November 2, 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.

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Special Seminar and Video Conference  
Global Security and the Navy

November 3, 2014

During this special seminar and video conference, students will hear from Admiral Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations and Member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Adm. Greenert will discuss national security as it relates to the U.S. Navy, and the role the Navy plays around the world. Following Adm. Greenert’s remarks, students will have the opportunity to ask questions during a moderated discussion.

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Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon
The Future of the Global Economy

November 10, 2014

As we look to the future, will the world be stable and peaceful enough to enable trade, investment, and immigration to take place on a large scale? How will politics shape the global economy? Join the Council and one of America’s leading authorities on international affairs to learn more about the world’s economic outlook.

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The Play’s the Thing:  Vaclav Havel Film Festival
25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution

November 15, 2014

Join us to honor the 25th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution and the legacy of Vaclav Havel. The six films represent events that took place leading up to the Velvet Revolution. The films highlight the participation of Vaclav Havel as a playwright and as the first president of the Czech Republic.

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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.

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