PAST PROGRAMS

Every year, the World Affairs Council proudly produces over 50 programs on a wide range of topics and issues. In 2020, we surpassed that number with our digital programs.

The banners below, highlight the digital programs we've hosted since March 2020.

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Afghanistan in Context MF
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Iran Under Biden feat. Amb. Shannon Apri
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MF US Democracy Under Siege Jan 19 2021
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Japanese Ambassador Sugiyama Dec 1 2020
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Indian Amb to the US Sandhu Oct 21 2020
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Delivering Quality Programs Year After Year
The programs listed above are the digital programs we organized since March 2020. The Council has a great history of organizing exceptional in-person programs, as well. From signature conferences to intimate discussions, there is bound to be something for everyone. Examples of past in-person programs include:
Annual International Women's Day Breakfast 
2015-2020
Global Health Conference
2019 - Cities and Health
2018 - Health, Resilience, and Natural Disasters
2017 - Focus on Women and Adolescent Girls
2015 - Global Health and Refugees
South Korea over Cocktails

Featuring:

Ambassador Harry Harris, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea

Ambassador Cho Yoon-je, South Korean Ambassador to the U.S.

Moderated By: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, President, Korea Economic Institute & Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea

Beyond Oil in the Middle East, ft. Ambassador Thomas Pickering
Brexit under Boris

Featuring:

David K. Young, CEO Oxford Analytica

International Day of the Girl

Featuring:

Michelle Nunn, President and CEO, CARE USA

The Rise of a German Right

Featuring:

Metin Hakverdi, Member of the German Parliament

The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership

Featuring:

Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO

James Lindsay, Senior Vice-President, Council on Foreign Relations

Sustainability Meets Profitability: Building A Circular Economy

Featuring:

Crystal Lassiter, Senior Director, Global Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, UPS

Jessica Sanderson, Director of Sustainability, Novelis

Nicole Smith, Program Director, Custoner Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company

Moderated By:

Bernice Lee, Executive Director of the Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy, Chatham House

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BEYOND OIL IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Council Executive Director Fernanda Luchine (left) with Career Ambassador Thomas Pickering (right). Ambassador Pickering spoke to a packed audience about challenges to peace in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy, and the state of liberal democratic values.