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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

Current Challenges Facing NATO

February 23 @ 11:45 am - February 23 @ 1:15 pm

Join the World Affairs Council and the Economic Club of Pittsburgh for a timely discussion on current challenges facing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Click here to register and learn more.

School Events

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.

He Named Me Malala: Film Screening and Discussion

February 28 @ 5:00 pm - February 28 @ 7:30 pm

Students, parents, and educators: Join us for a free screening of “He Named Me Malala” followed by a discussion on equitable education opportunities for girls and women’s empowerment with Nadia Khawaja of the Muslim Association of Greater Pittsburgh.

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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