KQV Global Press Conference
China in the 21st Century: Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future
December 27, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature Daniel Joseph, Consultant and Author of The China Learning Curve: Critical Differences. He will discuss "China in the 21st Century: Reflecting on the Past and Looking to the Future” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
KQV Global Press Conference
A Diplomat and an Economist: Two Perspectives on 2014 and the Year Ahead
December 28, 2014
This half-hour radio program will feature William Adams, PNC, and Amb. Dan Simpson, Columnist, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. They will discuss "A Diplomat and an Economist: Two Perspectives on 2014 and the Year Ahead” with host Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.
The Story of an Afghan Family: Survival in a Country Crippled by Civil War
January 22, 2015
Join the Council for a Breakfast Briefing with Mr. Omar. He will share personal insights and reflect on his family’s remarkable story of survival and their long journey through terror, loss, heartbreak, and fleeting moments of joy.
Public Policy Discussion and Luncheon
Reflections on a Life in Diplomacy
February 2, 2015
Join the Council for a discussion with a highly regarded former career diplomat and four-time ambassador as he reflects on his career and offers insights concerning today’s foreign policy challenges and opportunities.
Global Issues Seminar for Students with Panelists from the U.S. Army War College
Exploring National Security Challenges in 2015
Thomas Jefferson H.S.
February 10, 2015
Senior military officers from the U.S. Army War College will visit Thomas Jefferson H.S. for a panel discussion and video conference about pressing national security issues facing the United States currently and in the future.
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.
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