>Ask An Expert – Niels Annen

>Watch as Niels Annen (a Senior Fellow with the German Marshall Fund in Washington D.C., and former member of the German Parliament) answers questions submitted by local students. He discusses his career, the German military, China, and the World Cup. Thanks to the students of the Summer Seminar on World Affairs, particularly Glenn and Alexa, … Read More

>Happy (Belated) Cinco de Mayo!

> On May 5th, the Council hosted Dr. Arnulfo Valdivia Machuca, Chief of International Affairs of the State of Mexico.  He spoke at a luncheon event (which was covered by C-SPAN), participated in a radio interview, and answered some questions presented by local students.  Dr. Machuca spoke primarily on Mexico: Meeting the Challenges of Economic … Read More

>Ask a Diplomat

> We recently sat down with Christoph Eichhorn, the Head of the Political Section at the German Embassy in Washington, D.C. Local students submitted questions to be answered by the diplomat. Enjoy! 

>G-20 “The Basics” Video

> While you’re waiting for another update from our European travelers, why not watch the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh’s new video on the upcoming G-20 Summit? “The Basics” is a short, informative film about the Summit, which will be held in Pittsburgh this September. It features interviews with local residents as well as basic … Read More

>World Affairs Council Wiki-Site

> The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh has been working to expand our educational outreach through technology. We are pleased to announce updates to our Wiki site, which is part of our Global Affairs Interactive Network (GAIN). On http://wikiwac.wikispaces.com, you can find many resources: Videos from GAIN sessions, special seminars where students engage in round-table … Read More