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NEWS & OPINIONS

The Council is a non-partisan organization with a mission to provide an inclusive forum for dialogue and a source of expertise on international affairs and global issues. We strive to give give you, our audience, access to different perspectives on those issues. 

On this page, we share the published opinion pieces authored by our President, Ambassador Charles Shapiro and Council Members.  We also share the write-ups on our programs published by outside media. 

We also invite you to listen to our past programs on our YouTube page and to join our Upcoming Programs to further inform yourself.  

 

"An informed citizenry is at the heart of a dynamic democracy." – Thomas Jefferson

Low Vaccination Rates Put Georgia at Risk of COVID-19 Spikes, CDC Director Says

GPB| June 3, 2021

By Ellen Eldridge

 

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Resilience, courage needed to plot way forward

AJC, Opinion | January 23, 2021

Ambassador Charles Shapiro, voiced his opinion on the  January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol in the January 24 edition of the AJC.

 

Read the op-ed.

British Ambassador Sees Common Goals in Biden's Plans to Reconnect with the World

Global Atlanta, Write-Up| January 12, 2021

By Trevor Williams

 

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World Food Programme's Nobel Peace Prize Shows Intersection of Global Hunger, Conflict

Global Atlanta, Write-Up| November 10, 2020

By Trevor Williams

 

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MBA students develop strategies to monetize content produced by World Affairs Council Atlanta

GSU RCB, Press Release| December 18, 2020

Robinson College of Business MBA students help the Council develop actionable marketing strategies. 

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UPS Promotes Trade, Global Affairs Expert to New Executive Role

Global Atlanta| August 7, 2020

As a Council Supporting Member, UPS contributes to Council programming with funding through the UPS Foundation and

active participation on the Council's Board and as guest speakers in programs.

 

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