Cover to Cover
Join us on October 28 at 2:00 PM ET for our Cover to Cover discussion with Carla Power, author of Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back from Extremism. The discussion will be moderated by Patrick Ryan, President of the Tennessee World Affairs Council.
Global Women Lecture Series
We are proud to announce the inauguration of the Global Women Lecture Series at the WACA 2021 National Conference in Washington DC. Dr. Nina Ansary, award-winning author, historian and United Nations Women Global Champion for Innovation will serve as Director of this initiative. The Series will feature prominent leaders who will share their individual experiences that speak to issues and challenges faced by women and girls in the global community. Dr. Ansary will moderate the conversation with our inaugural speaker, who will be announced soon.
Weekly World News Update: October 13, 2021
Tensions Escalate Over Taiwan... and Beyond; The EU Versus the Polish Constitution; Skyrocketing Gas Prices; WHO Recommends Malaria Vaccine for Children; Global Methane Agreement; Evergrande's Third Round of Missed Payments
Wunderbar Together: Future of Democracy
This week, under the auspices of Wunderbar Together 2021, WACA, the American Council on Germany, and Atlantik-Brücke partnered with Councils across the country for a series of virtual events focused on challenges to democracy in Germany, Europe, and the U.S. The experts discussed the causes of this democratic malaise, how serious these threats are, and what can be done to push back against those pressures.
With the next Summit of Allied Leaders set to take place at NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 14, the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) will host a forward-looking online speaker series starting next week. Six World Affairs Councils will host high-level NATO officials and ambassadors from Allied countries May 17-27, 2021.