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World Affairs Institute for Student Leaders

November 1, 2010

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Breakfast Briefing
Maritime Security in the 21st Century: Combating Terrorism, Piracy, and Human Trafficking

June 1, 2011

While the world might be paying more attention to security issues on land or in the air, when faced with the facts its easy to see that the world’s oceans are crucial to 21st century security. With the United States boasting 12,500 miles of coastline and 360 major commercial ports, maritime security has never been more crucial. How can multilateral initiatives ensure the future safety and security of the world’s oceans?

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Breakfast Briefing: Accelerating the Clean Energy Economy and Enhancing Energy Security

August 11, 2011

According to the Pew Project on National Security, Energy, and Climate, combating climate change is not just about saving the environment; it is a national security imperative. How does overdependence on fossil fuels put the United States at risk? Join Senator John W. Warner and Vice Admiral Dennis V. McGinn for a discussion of how energy independence impacts national security.

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Program Calendar

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WorldQuest 2013
WorldQuest
International Trivia Competition
10th Anniversary

Hosted by:
WTAE’s Sally Wiggin and
Essential Pittsburgh 90.5 WESA’s Paul Guggenheimer

October 21, 2013

5:45 p.m.: Check in
6:30 p.m.: Let the games begin!

Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Online registration is closed. If you would like to attend, please contact Dan Law at 412-281-1259 or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org.

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.

Once again, WorldQuest will be held at the Cabaret Theater in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. This annual event provides an informal opportunity for people throughout the Pittsburgh community to test their knowledge about international affairs. Small teams of four will compete for prizes. In addition, players and observers in the "cheering section" will have an opportunity to enter a raffle to win exciting prizes! All proceeds for this event go to support the Council’s more than 200 annual events reaching the region’s secondary schools and professional community.

Q. Fourteen newly-born panda cubs are currently at a research base in what Chinese city famous for its breeding centers and nature reserves specifically designed for the endangered giant panda species?

  1. Chengdu
  2. Wuhan
  3. Guangzhou
  4. Shenzhen

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Raffles and Prizes!
Stay tuned for prize and raffle lists!

Start Studying Now!
Use this link for the 2012 WorldQuest questions and answers.

Not interested in competing? Why don’t you come and cheer on the competitors? Just like last year, you can watch WorldQuest from the “Cheering Section” and support a team of your choice.

  • Team of 4: $120
  • Single Competitor: $30 (Those registered as single competitors will be placed in teams of 4 on the day of the competition).
  • Cheering Section: $30

Dinner included in the ticket price. Cash bar.

When registering a team, please include the team name, identify the team captain, and include the names of the other team members. Pre-payment is required for all players and teams.

Online registration is closed. If you would like to attend, please contact Dan Law at 412-281-1259 or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org.

WorldQuest 2013 Sponsorship and Donor Opportunities

We are looking for sponsors who will also field one or more teams. This year's sponsorship opportunities include:

Bronze: $500

  • One team of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage

Silver: $1,000

  • Two teams of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage
  • Admittance for 2 to the “Cheering Section.”

Gold: $2,500

  • Two teams of 4 competitors
  • Table for organizational materials
  • Recognition in all event materials and signage
  • Admittance for 4 to the “Cheering Section.”
  • Free table of 8 at an upcoming World Affairs Council luncheon.
  • One Corporate Level membership to the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh.

Please contact Dan Law, at 412-281-1259, or email dan@worldpittsburgh.org for more information.

With thanks to:

Event Sponsor


Silver Sponsor


Bronze Sponsor



Media Sponsors

Prize Donors

      

                                                                                                                                                         

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