The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh’s mission is to provide a pathway for a more globally minded region, offering students and the community a learning space that covers key international issues.
The Council is a member of the World Affairs Council of America, a network of more than 90 nonprofit, nonpartisan member Councils around the country.
February 18 @ 12:00 pm - February 18 @ 1:30 pm
Join us for a luncheon discussion with Michael J. Abramowitz, President of Freedom House, a non-partisan voice dedicated to promoting democracy. The 21st century has been marked by a gathering threat to freedom around the world. Major powers like China and Russia have effectively crushed democratic reform movements at home and are posing a challenge … Read More
February 4 - February 7
Join us at these exciting events, featuring senior military officials from the U.S. Army War College who have first-hand experience with military operations and tactics at home and abroad.
February 5 @ 9:00 am - February 5 @ 2:30 pm
Join us at this exciting event, featuring senior military officials from the U.S. Army War College who have first-hand experience with military operations and tactics at home and abroad.
January 7, 2020
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh has appointed Betty Cruz as its next President and CEO. For over 88 years, the Council has served as a nonpartisan forum for global issues and a pathway for a more globally minded region. Within her first 100 days, Cruz will assemble a transition team and conduct a listening … Read More
January 7, 2020
On December 12, 2019, we were joined by David Hickton, U.S. Attorney 2010 – 2016 and Founding Director, University of Pittsburgh Institute for Cyber Law, Policy and Security, for “Immigration 2.0: The American Dream in the 21st Century.” Drawing on his experience as the former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Hickton analyzed … Read More