Our Mission


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 (WACA), a network of more than 90 nonprofit, nonpartisan member Councils around the country.


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Public Events

Economics Club Luncheon Feat. Loretta Mester

September 7 @ 11:45 am - September 7 @ 1:15 pm

Please join us for a special luncheon featuring: Loretta Mester President and CEO,  The Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland Thursday, September 7, 2017 11:45 am – 1:15 pm Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Kings Garden Room 4 & 5 600 Commonwealth Place, Downtown Pittsburgh Members: $40; Non-Members: $55; Students: $25 This event is brought to you in partnership with … Read More

Luncheon with Eliot Cohen

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - September 28 @ 1:30 pm

Please join us for a luncheon featuring Professor Eliot Cohen. Eliot A. Cohen, Phd Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. The Duquesne Club, Founders Room 325 Sixth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 Eliot Cohen is Robert E. Osgood Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School of … Read More

School Events

Council News

Opening eyes: Pittsburgh sets tone for World Affairs Councils

June 13, 2017

The Board of Directors of the World Affairs Councils of America met in Pittsburgh last week to examine the way forward at a critical time in the conduct of America’s foreign relations, as a new administration tackles international issues that increasingly touch on the lives of Americans. The organization is comprised of some 95 councils … Read More

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh to Host World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) National Board Meeting and Leadership Summit

June 9, 2017

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is hosting a series of events from June 8, 2017 to June 10, 2017 as part of the World Affairs Councils of America National Board Meeting and Leadership Summit. The Leadership Summit will open with a welcome reception on Thursday, June 8, featuring: Ambassador Roman Popadiuk, Chairman, World Affairs … Read More

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