Global Classroom: What Does It Take To Eradicate Disease?

Posted on Jan 22, 2018 in Global Classroom, Global Health | Comments Off on Global Classroom: What Does It Take To Eradicate Disease?

On January 17th, 2018, Global Classroom and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center invited educators and interested community members to an educator workshop entitled “What Does it Take to Eradicate Disease?”

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In Memory of H. Ronald Masnik

Posted on Jan 2, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on In Memory of H. Ronald Masnik

The World Affairs Council recently lost a remarkable friend—long-time board member H. Ronald Masnik. Ron had served on the board of the...

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Weekly World News Update, December 6, 2017

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Rolling the Dice on Jerusalem; The New Cold War; Yeman's Saleh Slain; EU-Africa Migration Challenges; Brexit Delayed Over Irish Border

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Weekly World News Update, April 19, 2017

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U.S. Foreign Policy; U.S.-North Korea Tensions; Erdoğan's Turkey; Middle East Conflict; NATO; Post Brexit; French Elections; Desire for Permanent Change in Africa; Political Crisis in Venezuela.

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Meet This Year’s YLAI Fellows!

Posted on Nov 18, 2017 in International Visitors Program, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Meet This Year’s YLAI Fellows!

We are excited to announce the arrival of this year’s cohort of Fellows for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI). On...

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Weekly World News Update, October 18, 2017

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Elections Around the World; Terror in Somalia; ISIS Falling; Iraq and Kurds Clash; Catalonia Defies Spain

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YLAI 2017: Colombian Fellow and Landesa Find Common Ground in the Fight to Secure Land Rights

Posted on Nov 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on YLAI 2017: Colombian Fellow and Landesa Find Common Ground in the Fight to Secure Land Rights

Started under President Obama, YLAI brings young entrepreneurs and leaders throughout Latin America to the United States for a month-long fellowship with US-based organizations like Landesa.

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GiveBIG 2017: Act Local, Be Global

Posted on Nov 10, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on GiveBIG 2017: Act Local, Be Global

Dear Friends, Since 1951, the World Affairs Council has been a trusted convener in greater Seattle, bringing together policymakers and...

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Weekly World News Update, March 8, 2017

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U.S. Foreign Policy; North Korean Tensions; Politics and Economics of the Arab World; Future of Russia; Politics in Israel; Latin American Government.

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Weekly World News Update, November 8, 2017

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Foreign Agents; North Korea Challenge; Taliban’s Comeback; Too Soon for Catalan and Kurdish Sovereignty; Asylum-Seekers on...

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Weekly World News Update, October 6, 2017

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Reactions to Las Vegas; Catalonia Cleaves Spain; Implications of Genocide in Myanmar; Deciphering North Korea; Puerto Rico's Recovery Path; Future of War; After Germany's Election

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An Update on U.S.-Finland Relations

Posted on Nov 3, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on An Update on U.S.-Finland Relations

On November 2, 2017 the World Affairs Council, in partnership with the Rainier Club, welcomed Kirsti Kauppi, the Finnish ambassador to the...

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Weekly World News Update, October 26, 2017

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American Foreign Policy; Xi Jinping Elevated; Shinzo Abe's Victory; Kenyan Democratic Crisis; Uncertainty in the Middle East

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Weekly World News Update, October 11, 2017

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Iran Deal; Turkey Distances from the West; Bangladesh Refugee Crisis; Catalonia's Unlikely Independence; Global Espionage

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Weekly World News Update, September 20, 2017

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President Trump at the UN; Kurdistan Referendum; Catalonia Fights for Independence; Germany Heads to the Polls; Russia Plays War

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Weekly World News Update, September 13, 2017

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Ethic Cleansing in Myanmar; Sanctions for North Korea; Singapore's New President; U.S. Refugee Quota; Former Georgian President Intrudes on Ukraine; Norway Votes for the Right; Macron's Popularity Drops

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