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
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
Join us for a discussion with Professor Ross Harrison of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C. Register here.
Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh as we explore the new economic conditions and outlook for Southwestern PA businesses and the US and Global market in 2017. Register here.
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.
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!
The Council recently hosted Europe expert, Jeffrey Rathke of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington DC, for a discussion on the future of Europe, U.S. interests, and american leadership. Check out our recap.
A recent massive computer hacking incident that blocked traffic to many popular online sites offered just a taste of how bad future attacks could be, a top national cybersecurity expert said during the Council’s Exploring Cybersecurity Through a Legal Lens luncheon discussion. Read the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review article for more details.
Angélica Ocampo almost deleted the email that led her to Pittsburgh, the position of President and CEO at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, and a new path for her 16-year-old daughter. A recent PublicSource article details her experiences, and what it’s like for her to be an immigrant in Pittsburgh.
During his recent presentation at Peters Township Public Library, “ISIS and Al-Qaeda: Degraded, But Still Deadly,” Thomas Sanderson, director of the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Transnational Threats Project, provided a sweeping overview of the history, causes and current conditions of notable terrorist groups.