Global Affairs

Meet the Speakers: Global Security Forum 2019

They are current and former ambassadors to and of the United States, military Generals, world-renowned scholars, and active agents. And that’s only the beginning of our list. With confirmations still ongoing, we are thrilled to announce the current speaker lineup for our 2019 Global Security Forum. H.E. Roya Rahmani, Ambassador of Afghanistan to the United… Continue reading Meet the Speakers: Global Security Forum 2019

Environmental Issues · United Nations · World Affairs

Plastic Pollution: Model UN 2019

We use plastic every single day, and we use too much of it. Plastic pollution presents a serious threat to the planet, to such an extent that governments around the world have largely been forced to take action. Oceans are threatened by the 8 million tons of plastic trash that gets dumped every year, as… Continue reading Plastic Pollution: Model UN 2019

Global Health · Model United Nations · World Affairs

The Opioid Crisis: Model UN 2019

The Opioid Crisis is by far one of the most pressing contemporary issues. According to the World Health Organization, in 2016 there were an estimated 27 million people suffering from opioid use disorders around the world. Affordable treatment is often inaccessible for most individuals, and in some way the influence of opioid drugs penetrates all… Continue reading The Opioid Crisis: Model UN 2019

education · Global Affairs · Global Education · Intern · Interview · World Affairs

Intern Intro: Ellen O’Brien

Ellen is a rising senior at Boston College where she majors in International Studies and English. She joins the CTWAC team this summer as the Community Outreach and Membership Intern. In her free time, Ellen likes to run, read and travel. Welcome to the CTWAC team, Ellen! 1. When and why did you first show… Continue reading Intern Intro: Ellen O’Brien

Current events · Global Affairs · Trade

A Look Back at Power Clash

On May 22, Dr. James Holmes and Dan Murphy returned to participate in Power Clash: China’s Rise and the U.S. Response. There was an overwhelming number of requests to bring them back following our 2018 Global Security Forum, a telling sign of the anticipation for their conversation to continue. Both participants agreed that characterizing China as either… Continue reading A Look Back at Power Clash

education · Global Affairs · Global Education · Intern · Interview · World Affairs

Intern Intro: Connor Gerrity

Connor is a rising sophomore at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC where he majors in Politics with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He joins the CTWAC team this summer as the Communications & Media Assistant. In his free time, Connor enjoys hiking, visiting art museums and exploring local coffee shops! 1. When and… Continue reading Intern Intro: Connor Gerrity

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Intern Intro: Michael Turaj

Michael is the Summer 2019 Education Assistant for CTWAC. He currently attends Assumption College in Worcester, MA and majors in History with minors in Political Science and Peace & Conflict Studies. In his free time, Michael enjoys playing hockey with his friends. Welcome to the team, Michael! 1. When and why did you first show… Continue reading Intern Intro: Michael Turaj