WAC President is Courage Award Nominee

Posted on Sep 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on WAC President is Courage Award Nominee

Jacqueline has been nominated for a Courage Award by Crosscut.com. The award celebrates “the boldest among us that have innovated...

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WAC Board Member Selected for Fellowship

Posted on Sep 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on WAC Board Member Selected for Fellowship

World Affairs Council board member Tamara Power-Drutis has been selected as a 2016 Leadership Fellow by the Henry M. Jackson Foundation....

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Multimedia Workshop with Iraqi Students

Posted on Aug 26, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Multimedia Workshop with Iraqi Students

Though Facebook, Youtube, Twitter and other social media platforms have been largely blocked in Iraq since June 13th, students of the Iraqi...

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World Affairs Council of Seattle in the news: Jacqueline Miller on Russia, sanctions, and flight MH17.

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on World Affairs Council of Seattle in the news: Jacqueline Miller on Russia, sanctions, and flight MH17.

Guest: More Russian sanctions needed after Malaysian Airline crash Sanctions can work because the costs Russian President Vladimir Putin...

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VIDEO: Leila Zerougui

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on VIDEO: Leila Zerougui

Ms. Zerrougui discusses her work with children and gender-based violence in areas of armed conflicts, including South Sudan, Syria,...

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Weekly World New Update April 23rd, 2014

Posted on Apr 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Weekly World New Update April 23rd, 2014

April 23, 2014 News and analysis from Asia, Latin America, the Middle East, and Europe. Plus, extra articles on developments in...

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Weekly World News Update April 16th, 2014

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        April 16, 2014 News and analysis on: Provocative Putin; energy dependence in Europe; Afghan defiance;...

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In The News…

Posted on Apr 15, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on In The News…

The Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program invited nine youth visionaries from Pakistan to the United States from...

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Weekly World News Update- April 9th 2014

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Weekly World News Update- April 9th 2014

 April 9, 2014 What’s at stake in Afghanistan’s and India’s elections? Remembering Rwanda. Perspectives on Ukraine. Plus, articles...

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International Visitor Program In The News…

Posted on Apr 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on International Visitor Program In The News…

The five delegates, accompanied by two State Department interpreters, were in the country to get a firsthand look at special education programs in the United States. The World Affairs Council of Seattle contacted New Horizon because it’s solely a school for students with learning disabilities, attention deficits and other learning differences, serving fourth through 12th grades.

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Homestay Video

Posted on Mar 5, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Homestay Video

The World Affairs Council recently had the chance to speak with Naomi, a Homestay Participant, about her experience with the International...

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2013 Annual Report

Posted on Feb 14, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2013 Annual Report

The World Affairs Council has just released our 2013 Annual Report. Click here to view a PDF version of the...

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The Importance of International Exchange

Posted on Jan 27, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Importance of International Exchange

A recent article from the The New Global Citizen shows encouraging signs that the importance of international exchange is being recognized...

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Seattle Times Coverage of Sichuan Event

Posted on Jan 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Seattle Times Coverage of Sichuan Event

The Friday morning session at Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce headquarters was hosted by the World Affairs Council of Seattle, the...

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Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Majd Baniodeh

Posted on Jan 23, 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Seattle’s Smartest Global Women: Majd Baniodeh

Majd Baniodeh, Program Engagement Manager for the World Affairs Council, was recently featured in the Seattle Globalist for being one of...

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Listen: Mandela’s Legacy with Douglas Foster

Posted on Dec 16, 2013 in Podcasts, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Listen: Mandela’s Legacy with Douglas Foster

The World Affairs Councils of America hosted a Hot Topics Conference Call on Mandela’s Legacy with Douglas Foster, Associate...

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