May 23, 2016
Future of Korea 2016
Cover to Cover
World Affairs Councils Highlights
2016 WACA National Conference
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Future of Korea 2016  Selected Councils
We are pleased to announce that the following World Affairs Councils have been selected to recieve grant funding for Future of Korea 2016, a program sponsored by the Korea Economic Institute:
  • Columbus Council on World Affairs
  • North American Borderplex Council (El Paso, TX)
  • Vermont Council on World Affairs
  • World Affairs Council of Oregon
KEI, in consultation with the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, the U.S. Department of State, and the World Affairs Councils of America, b ased its selection on a highly competitive application process. WACA will administer the grants for Future of Korea events to be scheduled this fall.
Cover to Cover Author Series 

Cover to Cover  in June will present author 
Anja Manuel on her new book  THIS BRAVE NEW WORLD: India, China, and the United States on  Tuesday, June 14, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET.  

Anja Manuel Anja Manuel is a Lecturer at Stanford University and a cofounder and partner with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, National Security Advisor Stephen Hadley and Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, in RiceHadleyGates LLC, a strategic consulting firm ( full bio ). 

COUNCIL LEADERS: Please share this opportunity with your members and supporters as a free benefit! Contact the WACA office if you are interested in hosting Anja Manuel at your Council.
World Affairs Councils Highlights
Monday, May 23

World Affairs Council - DC hosts " Ambassador of Afghanistan, H.E. Hamdullah Mohib" Details

Tuesday, May 24

Colorado Springs World Affairs Council hosts "Refugees - Fact & Fiction: What We Need to Know" Details 

Columbus Council on World Affairs hosts "Global Fluency Training" Details

World Affairs Council of Oregon hosts "The New Arab Wars: Anarchy & Uprising in the Middle East" Details

World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth hosts "James Rosebush - What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters" Details

Vermont Council on World Affairs hosts "United Way Annual Celebration & Community Awards: Chittenden County" Details

World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts "YPIN Global Cafe: Privacy and Security in the Digital World" Details

World Affairs Council - DC hosts "To Be or Not to Be...The EU Referendum" Details 

Wednesday, May 25

World Affairs Council of Northern California hosts "The View from Havana: The New U.S.-Cuba Relationship" Details

World Affairs Council of Atlanta hosts "Georgia on Our Minds - A Conversation with Canada's Governor General on Success in Innovation" Details

Los Angeles World Affairs Council hosts "Rob Schmitz on Modern Shanghai" Details

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia hosts "Dreams of a Great Small Nation" Details

Columbia World Affairs Council hosts "Estonia-South Carolina: An Emerging Partnership" Details

World Affairs Council Dallas/Fort Worth hosts "Juan Williams - We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the Founding Fathers' Vision of America" Details

Thursday, May 26

San Diego World Affairs Council hosts "U.S. Border Patrol, the Reality on the Ground Today" Details

World Affairs Council of Sonoma County hosts "Cuba and the U.S. - Prospects for the Future, with Alex Saragoza, Professor, Chicano/Latino Studies, UC Berkeley" Details

Indiana Council on World Affairs hosts "Understanding the Political Crisis in Brazil" Details

WorldBoston hosts "Great Decisions Series - America in the Middle East: Alliances and War" Details

Santa Fe Council on International Relations hosts "Europe's Economic Divide" Details

World Affairs Council of Northern California hosts "Justice in an Unjust World" Details

World Affairs Council of Houston hosts "True Reagan: What Made Ronald Reagan Great and Why It Matters" Details
2016 WACA National Conference  
Save the Date! 

The World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to announce that its 2016 National Conference will take place on November 16-18, at The Capital Hilton

This distinguished hotel is  located in the heart of Washington, DC - just two blocks from the White House. Convenient to three Metro stations and Ronald Reagan National Airport, the hotel is within walking distance of museums and memorials, theaters and art galleries, shopping, dining, nightlife, and more. 

Further announcements on National Conference speakers, hotel reservations, and other program details will be made available later in the year.
Travel the World from WAC Philadelphia
Just Announced:  Council Leaders to Lecture on Travel the World tours from the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia!

Ambassador Heather Hodges , President & Ambassador-in-Residence, Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Across Spain and Portugal: September 6 - 22, 2016.
Kay Maxwell , Executive Director, World Affairs Forum, Stamford Journey through VietnamOctober 3 - 18, 2016.
Mimi Gregory, Vice President and Program Chairman, Naples Council on World Affairs, Cruising the Rivieras & Islands of France, Spain and Italy October 5 - 13, 2016.
Ambassador Sharon Wilkinson, former Board President, World Affairs Council of Arizona, Island Life in Cuba: October 23 - 31, 2016.
Dr. Carla Thorson, Senior Vice President of Programs, World Affairs Councils of Northern California, Tanzania: October 29 - November 8, 2016 
Craig Snyder , President and CEO, World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, Inside Oman, UAE and QatarNovember 2 - 16, 2016.
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