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The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting a deeper understanding of key global issues throughout Western Pennsylvania in an effort to increase the region’s global competence so that it can better compete and collaborate in the global environment of the 21st century.

Public Events

U.S. National Security Challenges for the New Administration

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - January 24 @ 7:00 pm

This program is hosted in partnership with the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and offers the community the opportunity to meet with officials from the U.S. Army War College who have first-hand experience with military operations and tactics at home and abroad.

China and the International Climate Change Regime

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - January 31 @ 7:30 pm

Young professionals are invited to join an evening filled with meaningful discussion, light refreshments, and networking. Click here to learn more.

School Events

Special Seminars for Students

January 23 @ 8:00 am - January 25 @ 10:45 am

During these Special Seminars, senior officers representing several branches of the United States military will brief students on various national security issues and discuss how the U.S. is addressing these concerns. Students will have the opportunity to engage in discussion with the officers on these issues.

Academic WorldQuest

February 22 @ 9:30 am - February 22 @ 12:30 pm

Academic WorldQuest is an annual competition that provides local high school students with the opportunity to test their knowledge of all things international.

Council News

Announcing the Global Snapshot

January 3, 2017

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Snapshot, a document that captures Pittsburgh’s evolving international landscape as it relates to people, education, and the economy. The Global Snapshot is designed to bring awareness to lesser known statistics that support Pittsburgh’s rise as a global city, and help promote Pittsburgh as an attractive destination for individuals from across the country and around the world to both live and work.

In the Mix Newsletter

December 22, 2016

Welcome to the December issue of the Council’s monthly newsletter! We are excited to highlight some of the Council’s past and upcoming events. We hope you enjoy this edition and look forward to hearing from you!

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