World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Since 1931

KQV Global Press Conference
Understanding the Global Energy Market

September 20, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Karen Harbert, President and CEO, Institute for 21st Century Energy Institute, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.She will discuss "Understanding the Global Energy Market” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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KQV Global Press Conference
Climate Change: An Unconventional Threat to National Security

September 21, 2014

This half-hour radio program will feature Dr. David Titley, Retired Rear Admiral with the US Navy and Director of the Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk at Pennsylvania State University. He will discuss "Climate Change: An Unconventional Threat to National Security” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Special Seminar and Video Conference
Understanding Germany 25 Years after the Fall of the Berlin Wall

September 25, 2014

During this special seminar and video conference, students will hear from Peter Schneider, a German writer and social critic, and author of Berlin Now: The City after the Wall. Using modern Berlin as a lens, he will highlight the ways in which Berlin has become a rapidly changing metropolis. Questions will address the unintended consequences and benefits of opening the Wall, the racial tensions that exist and what influence they have on Berlin’s continued growth, and more.

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Berlin Now: The City after the Wall

September 25, 2014

Since the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago, Berlin has become a vibrant metropolis which characterizes contemporary Germany. Yet, the city remains divided. Join the GABC and the Council to celebrate the anniversary of the fall of the Wall with one of Germany’s most thoughtful social critics who will offer his perceptions and insights on one of Europe’s most vibrant cities.

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Breakfast Briefing
Converging Interests: India’s ‘Look East’ and America’s ‘Asia Pivot’

October 1, 2014

Join the Council on the heels of Prime Minister Modi’s bilateral talks with President Barack Obama following the UN General Assembly to hear about Modi’s foreign policy priorities from one of India’s most widely respected journalists and public intellectuals.

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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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