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Recommended Event: Seattle International Film Festival

May 14 - June 7
SIFF invites you to take part in the largest international film festival in the U.S., May 14 – June 7. The World Affairs Council is eager to connect with globally-minded Seattleites and view films that widen our understanding of global politics and culture. Browse the “Open My Eyes” or “Show Me the World” categories to find films aimed at exposing viewers to cultural experiences that depart from everyday life. There are also lists of films originating from Africa, China, Russia, and…

World Citizen Essay Contest and World Educator Award Ceremony

May 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
The World Affairs Council is thrilled to host KING-TV’s Margaret Larson as our keynote speaker for the 16th annual World Citizen Essay Contest and World Educator Award Ceremony. We will honor our 2014-15 World Educator Brandon Frederick and salute nine Washington State students for their creative and thoughtful essays on this year's "if you were a foreign correspondent" prompt.

CANCELLED – Educator Workshop – Creating a Democratic Classroom: Platform for Engaged Global Leaders

May 27 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Global Classroom is proud to partner with Global Visionaries for a workshop to learn effective strategies to engage students in being active global citizens. Join educators from around the region to learn a highly effective approach to creating a climate of mutual respect and shared ownership in which students leaders become engaged global leaders both in and out of the classroom. Register now!

Partnered Event – Navigating a Complex World: A Cross-Sector Conversation on Today’s Headlines

May 27 @ 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    The World Affairs Council, in partnership with the Master of Arts in Applied International Studies at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, welcomes you on May 27 for a conversation on the uncertainties, constraints, and opportunities facing international affairs practitioners in the fields of policy, aid/assistance, security, and business who are operating in a world of increasing complexity. These sectors all have overlap, and representatives of each are working together to tackle many global challenges. …

May Member-to-Member Lunch: Washington State and International Trade

May 28 @ 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Join the World Affairs Council on May 28 for a member-to-member lunch conversation with Congressman Dave Reichert on international trade issues, including the TPP and TTIP. Congressman Reichert serves on the Trade subcommittee of the House Ways and Means committee and is an appointee to the President's Export Council.

YPIN: Voluntourism – For Better or For Worse?

May 28 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Join YPIN and our panel of experts as we explore the pros and cons of voluntourism. Volunteer travel businesses go to great lengths to provide both an impactful experience for their customers and a valued contribution to host communities. However, many wonder whether volunteer visitors are more of a hindrance than a help to the people they visit. Help YPIN explore this issue from all sides through a panel discussion and networking event with our expert panelists from the development, philanthropy, business, and academic sectors.

“Development in Saudi Arabia” with Timothy Lenderking

May 29 @ 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Join the World Affairs Council and Timothy Lenderking, Deputy Chief of Mission at the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, for a conversation on recent developments in the U.S.-Saudi relationship and what to expect from King Salman.

Qatar and U.S. Interests in the Persian Gulf

June 11 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Please join the World Affairs Council on June 11 for a discussion with Qatar’s Ambassador to the United States, Mohammed Bin Jaham Al Kuwari. The discussion will include a review of the Arab Spring and Qatar’s policies, ongoing instability in Yemen, the war in Syria and rise of the Islamic State, and an overview of the future of U.S.- Qatar relations.
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