Wednesday, February 21, 2018 Quote of the Week:“At no time since the collapse of the Soviet Union has the risk of armed conflict between major powers been as high as it is today. It couldn’t be worse.“ — Wolfgang Ishchinger, Chairman of the 2018 Munich Security Conference, recorded by Politico Europe on Friday. Countering Russia “There’s Still Time to Act Against … Read More
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 PyeongChang Olympics; Tillerson in Latin America; European Populism; Trouble in South Africa; Crisis in the Maldives Quote of the Week: “The latest attacks on the FBI and Department of Justice serve no American interests – no party’s, no president’s, only Putin’s.” — John McCain, U.S Senator (R-AZ), in a statement released Friday, regarding the release of … Read More
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 State of U.S. Foreign Policy; What’s Next for Syria?; New Fighting in Yemen; Rohingya Continue to Suffer; Kenya: Off Air Quote of the Week: “A great American leader will fashion strategies that ensure ISIS and al Qaeda don’t return. A great American leader will remember that it is our values that … Read More
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette published an Op-Ed on November 11 by Ambassador Thomas Pickering, who is in Pittsburgh for a series of events sponsored by the World Affairs Council this week. To read the article on the Post-Gazette’s website, click here. The United States should stand by the Iran Deal American leadership will be undermined around … Read More
This article first appeared as an article on Gateway School District’s Website. Read the full article here. Seven Gateway HS students attended the 47th annual World Affairs Institute for Student Leaders on Wednesday, Oct. 18th at the Westin Convention Center in Pittsburgh. The topic this year was Global Solutions to the Environmental Crisis. The institute immersed … Read More
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.