Council Announces New Cybersecurity Series

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is happy to announce its Cybersecurity 2.0 series of programming this fall. Our multi-part series will include events focused on the legal aspects of cyber crime and cyber warfare on a global level, and new threats to cybersecurity, among others, and will feature experts representing the FBI, Uber, the United States Attorney General’s Office, and more.

A Community Blueprint: Helping Immigrants Thrive in Allegheny County

Elected officials, including County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto, joined community leaders yesterday for the public release of “A Community Blueprint: Helping Immigrants Thrive in Allegheny County” (Immigrant Community Blueprint), a comprehensive, county-wide, and community-led strategic plan to address the needs of immigrants and Latinos in our region.

A Colorful Revolution

Our Spring 2016 intern, Matt Davenport, paints a vivid picture of the Colorful Revolution in Macedonia as street protesters against corruption upstage the country’s 25th anniversary by decorating public monuments and buildings with balloon bombs of color.

Global Leadership Certificate Showcase

The Global Leadership Certificate is a program designed to increase high school students’ interest and knowledge about global affairs while sharpening their leadership skills. Students will showcase completed Capstone projects that address the question, “How might I make my school or community more global?” Projects include cultural performances, peer education, a diversity audit of a … Read More