Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Former U.S. Secretary of State:
"The programs that the [Pittsburgh] Council provides to its students are really exemplary. It is extremely important that we involve our young people in foreign affairs, and I want to thank you for what you are doing in that regard."
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Manhunt: The Ten-Year Search for Osama bin Laden
May 30, 2013
September 11, 2001, and May 2, 2011, are two seminal dates seared in the American national consciousness, but what really happened over ten, long years? Join the Council in this videoconference for high school students as a leading expert on national security and foreign policy examines the fact and fiction behind the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
38th Annual Summer Seminar on World Affairs
June 17-21, 2013
June 17, 2013
The Summer Seminar on World Affairs is a one-week, intensive look at some of the major current international issues confronting the United States in its political, economic, and security relations with the rest of the world.
16th Annual Summer Institute for Teachers - Teaching Contemporary Global Issues
June 25-27, 2013
June 25, 2013
The Institute is a three-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.
International Affairs Education Programs
For 40 years, the Council's emphasis has been in serving this region's secondary schools.
A national award-winning school outreach program, the International Affairs Education Program continues to serve approximately 275 schools in Western Pennsylvania.
The mission of the International Affairs Education Program is to promote, among secondary school students and teachers in the region:
Programs encompass a variety of formats, including visits to schools by experts and policy practitioners, briefings on topical issues, after-school seminars, day-long workshops for teachers and students, and intensive week-long summer institutes.