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KQV Global Press Conference
Challenges and opportunities facing Europe

May 30, 2015

This half-hour radio program will feature Johan Verbeke, Belgian Ambassador to the United States. He will discuss "Challenges and opportunities facing Europe” with host former Council President, Dr. Steven E. Sokol.

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Summer Seminar on Global Issues
June 15-July 2, 2015

June 15, 2015

The Summer Seminar on Global Issues is designed to help students understand and think critically about their world—and the various issues, connections, and perspectives within it. Through a mix of classroom instruction, experiential learning activities, and discussions with experts, participants will strengthen their understanding of overarching global issues and how these issues shape the world around them.

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18th Annual Summer Institute for Teachers - Teaching Contemporary Global Issues
June 16-17, 2015

June 16, 2015

The Institute is a two-day workshop which consists of presentations on contemporary world affairs, small group problem solving exercises, and lesson-planning sessions with direct application to your curriculum.

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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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